Making Homemade Laundry Soap

Homemade Laundry Soap

1/3 bar Fels Naptha Soap
½ cup washing soda
½ cup borax powder
approx 12 drops of lavender essential oil (or your choice of essential oil)
6 cups of water
4 cups of Hot water
1 gallon plus 6 cups of water

You will also need a small bucket, about 2 gallon size

Grate the soap and put it in a sauce pan.  Add 6 cups water and heat it until the soap melts. Add the washing soda and the borax and stir until it is dissolved.  Remove from heat. Pour 4 cups hot water into the bucket.   Now add your soap mixture and stir. Now add 1 gallon plus 6 cups of water and stir. Add the 12 drops of lavender oil.

Let the soap sit for about 24 hours and it will gel.

You use ½ cup per load.

via Making Homemade Laundry Soap.

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