Homemade laundry detergents, powerful against stains

Homemade laundry detergents, powerful against stains
Homemade laundry detergents, powerful against stains

Detergents,fabric softeners, stain removers, and clothing bleaches are filled with so many toxic substances and chemicals that the list is too long to list. All of them can have a negative effect on he alth, cause skin or allergic reactions, affect the respiratory system.

To protect yourself from these and other unpleasant side effects of using laundry detergent, make your own. This will ensure that no toxic substances come into contact with your skin. You will protect yourself and your family from artificial fragrances, softeners, bleaches, foaming agents, but without sacrificing the cleanliness and shine of your clothes.

Home Detergent

  • 2 dry unscented castile soaps, grated;
  • 2 cups soda;
  • 2 cups borax;
  • 40 drops of essential oil of tea tree or rosemary.

Prepare the ingredients in advance. Put them in a food processor with the rotary blade attachment. You can pulse in batches rather than the whole mixture at once. Pulse until all ingredients are mixed and crushed well together. Transfer to a glass jar with a lid. Use one heaped tablespoon for normally soiled laundry and 2 tablespoons for heavily soiled laundry.

Home Liquid Laundry Detergent

  • 8 glasses of water;
  • ½ cup soda;
  • ½ cup borax;
  • 1 cup liquid castile soap;
  • 5 drops of thyme oil;
  • 15 drops of grapefruit oil.

Put 4 cups of water in a saucepan over medium heat until the water boils. Remove from heat. Add the borax and baking soda. Stir until completely dissolved.

In a separate bowl, mix the remaining water, castile soap and essential oils. Stir. Combine the two mixtures. Pour them into a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Use 1/8 measuring cup for normally soiled laundry and ¼ measuring cup for heavily soiled laundry.

Home Stain Remover

  • ¼ cup of soap based on vegetable oils or castile;
  • ¼ cup glycerin;
  • 2 tablespoons borax;
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda;
  • 2 cups of warm water.

Pour the borax and baking soda into a spray bottle. Close and shake well until completely homogenized.Add the soap (preferably liquid) and glycerin. Again, shake very well until combined. Spray the resulting detergent on the stains on the clothes. Leave it on for a few minutes and then wash off with warm water.

Bleach Alternative

  • 1 and ½ cups of 3% hydrogen peroxide;
  • ½ cup lemon juice;
  • 12 cups of filtered water.

Mix all ingredients in a large enough tube. Use one measuring cup each for fabric bleach and stain remover.

Homemade fabric softener

  • 4 cups s alt;
  • 20 drops essential oil of your choice or oil blend.

Mix the ingredients well in a jar. Add 1-2 tablespoons for less laundry and 4 to 8 tablespoons for more pounds of laundry.

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