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How to make ridiculously cheap natural laundry detergent

Make Ridiculously Cheap Natural Laundry Detergent

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Add six inches of water to a large pot on medium heat.

Cut one third of the Fels Naptha bar.

Cut one third of the Fels Naptha bar.

Grate the 1/3 piece until it looks like cheese.

Grate the 1/3 piece until it looks like cheese.

Add grated soap to water

Add grated soap to water

Stir until dissolved.

Stir until dissolved.

Pour in borax and cook for fifteen minutes.

Pour in borax and cook for fifteen minutes.

Add washing soda and stir until dissolved.

Add washing soda and stir until dissolved.

Add four cups of hot water to your bucket to help cool the soap liquid.

Pour soap into bucket.

Pour soap into bucket.

Fill bucket to the two gallon mark.

Fill bucket to the two gallon mark.

Let sit twenty four hours.

Stir mixture and pour into empty soap, juice, or whatever kind of container you'd like. Be sure to shake your soap before use.

Stir mixture and pour into empty soap, juice, or whatever kind of container you'd like. Be sure to shake your soap before use.

And now the best part, you can now add essential oils to the entire batch, or to individual containers. Sweet orange works, and smells great.

And now the best part, you can now add essential oils to the entire batch, or to individual containers. Sweet orange works, and smells great.

I use about a quarter cup per load.

  • 1.0c Borax
  • 1.0c Arm and hammer washing soda
  • 0.0 Bar Fels Naptha
  • Large bucket with gallon measurements