Homemade Laundry Soap1/3 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.