1 quart water (boiling) 2 cups Bar soap (grated) 2 cups borax 2 cups washing soda 2 more gallons water You will need about a 2.5 gallon container of some sort.
- Add finely grated bar soap to the boiling water ( 1 quart) and stir until soap is melted. You can keep on low heat until soap is melted.
- Pour the soap water into a large, clean pail and add the borax and washing soda. Stir well until all is dissolved.
- Add 2 gallons of water, stir until well mixed.
- Cover the pail and use 1/4 cup for each load of laundry. Stir each time you use it (will gel)
This recipe came from TipNut.com. I used this on my baby's cloth diapers. They smelled fresh and looked clean. I used Kirk's Castile bar soap in mine.