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Recipes with Soap Nuts


LAUNDRY DETERGENT - RAW SOAP NUTS

1. Take a small muslin bag

2. Put 5- 6 soap nuts in there

3. Close tightly with a string

4. Throw in the laundry machine with the clothes

5. Start the machine

You can reuse these up to 6 times!

Simple, isn't it?


LAUNDRY DETERGENT | DISHWASHER - LIQUID

1. Take 10 soap nuts for every cup of water

2. Place the soap nuts in the water pan on low heat

3. Let it simmer for 35-40min

4. Strain the liquid and pour in a jar or bottle

Use:

Pour 1/3 of a cup where you usually put the detergent in the machine. Run a cycle.


GLASS CLEANER

Recipe:

- 2 tbsp white vinegar

- 2 tbsp of liquid detergent

- 500 ml of water

- spray bottle

Add everything together and shake well before use. If you would like to add some scent you can add a couple drops of essential oils.

ALL NATURAL ALL PURPOSE SPRAY​

Recipe:

- 4 cups of water

- 2 tsp of white vinegar

- Lavender (optional, for scent)

or

- Just the soap nut concentrate (see recipe above)

Mix together and pour in a spray bottle.

If you're using loose flower buds like me, use a strainer to remover the buds. Lavender Essential oil works as well. (5 drops)


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