Homemade Laundry Detergent


2 cups washing soda

2 cups borax

1 cup of shredded soap (homemade or any all natural bar soap such as Dr. Bronner’s)

½ cup all natural laundry whitener (optional)

10-15 drops of your favorite essential oil or combination (lavender, lemon, tea tree are my favorites)

Sealable container


Run bar of soap through your food processor grater attachment. Add all other ingredients except oil and blend til soap and powders all thoroughly mixed. (about 20-30 seconds).


Add your essential oils and blend for another 20-30 seconds.   Transfer to  sealable jar or container and use 1-2 tbsp per load.

Here’s where I get my ingredients:


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