Friday, October 3, 2008

Make your own Dishwashing Soap

Dishwashing Soap

Recipe 1
2 cups soap flakes
1 gallon tap water
25 drops essential oil (optional) (eg. lemon, lime, grapefruit)

Combine first two ingredients in a pot on the stove and bring to a boil. Simmer until the soap flakes have dissolved, cool, then transfer to a squirt bottle. Add essential oil last.

Recipe 2
Mix and put in squirt bottle:
½ cup liquid castile soap
1-2 cups water
23 drops essential oil (try 20 drops lime and 10 drops sweet orange; vary scents with lemon,


Paulette said...

oh I love this idea. What kind of soap flakes (not sure what that is :-/)

CJ, the Purple Diva said...


Throwback at Trapper Creek said...

Hi Carolyn, just wanted to stop by and say thanks for stopping by my blog.