Angie's How To Make Your Own Non-Toxic Dish Soap

Date Published: Nov. 12, 2019

Difficulty:33%
Time: 15 Minutes

Store-bought dish soaps are expensive and many of them contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde and ammonia. In fact, the leading cause of poisonings in the home for children under the age of six is liquid dish soap. Protect your family and your wallet and homebrew your suds!

Tools & Materials Needed 
2 cups pure liquid castile soap
essential oils (optional)
funnel
empty bottle
mixing bowl
whisk (or other stirring tool)
1MIX 2 CUPS OF LIQUID CASTILE SOAP WITH _ CUP OF WARM WATER IN YOUR BOWL

Castile soap is any soap made entirely from vegetable oil, and can be found at your local health food store.

2ADD ESSENTIAL OILS

These are optional, but a few drops of scented oil will add a little extra aroma to your soap. We're partial to lavender, but play around with different scents and choose your favorite!

3MIX YOUR SOAP

Thoroughly mix all ingredients using a whisk or other stirring tool.

4ADD YOUR SOAP TO A BOTTLE

Using your funnel, add your liquid dish soap to an empty bottle. You can use old store-bought soap bottles, or any other spare containers you have lying around.

5PRODUCE IN BULK

For extra cost-efficiency, multiply this recipe and make a few bottles at a time!

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