Laundry Washing Powder

Laundry Washing Powder

What you need

1 cup of Ivory soap flakes
1/2 cup washing soda
1/2 cup borax


This recipe shows you how to make your own laundry washing powder.

Mix all the ingredients together and store in an air tight jar. To use add 1 tbs of powder to your washing machine drawer. For heavy soiled loads use 2 tbs.


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  1. Instead of soap flakes, you can grate a bar of Ivory soap.

  2. I use this, leaving out the washing soda, for my delicate hand-washables. It’s inexpensive, it leaves my things smelling fresh, it works. The problem is that Ivory Flakes are getting harder to find around here.

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