ECO-RECIPES — WASHING MACHINE
Soap flakes are just grated bars of soap. They are basically shredded soap to make it easier to dissolve in water. I was first introduced to the idea of soap flakes when I started my non-toxic journey. I have been using and then making my homemade laundry soap for the past five years.
Marseille soap is an excellent stain remover. Used in the form of flakes it is a natural washing powder that is gentle on delicate fabrics (linen, wool, silk and baby clothes) and it helps avoid allergies and irritations.
What is it a laundry sequestrant? Sequestrants are used in detergents in order to reduce the level of ions in water. The properties of these ions are modified, and as a result, we obtain a higher efficiency of the cleaning processes.
Did you know that a good laundry trick is to throw two USED TENNIS BALLS into your washing-machine drum?
Soap nuts (also known as washing nuts or soapberries) are dried fruit shells that contain real, natural soap. They are 100% natural and a good, environmentally-friendly alternative to chemical detergents.