Have you wondered why you have to pay so much for your washing powder all of the time? Well it can work out quite expensive, but even more worrying is the amount of chemicals that have been put in with the powder.
Fortunately if you have a little time on your hands, then it is quite easy to make your own washing powder, it’s cheap and you know what it is in it, here are the ingredients:
(1) 4 lbs. 12 oz. Box of Borax
(2.5) 2 lb. Boxes of Baking Soda
(1) 5 oz. Dr. Bronners Pure Castille Soap – Shaved
(20) Drops Essential Oil (your choice)
Use TBS per load – Makes 160 oz.
Total Cost for (1) 80 oz. container w/ ingredients not on sale = $5.35
Source [Organic Friendly]