Laundry Detergent

You will need

3 Cups – Water, for boiling

3 Gallons – Water, in a 

bucket – set aside

1/3 – of a Fels-Naptha Soap 

Bar (cut the bar into 3 

even pieces)

1/2 Cup – Washing Soda

1/2 Cup – Borax

A mixing tool – Either a 

concrete mixer attached 


drill or an emulsifier

Add your favorite essential 

oil — add it when this 

completely cools 




  1. In a deep pot, bring 3 cups of water to a boil over high heat.
  2. While waiting for the water to boil, cut your Fels-Naptha Soap bar into 3 even pieces and finely shred 1 piece. You can use a food processor, grate it by knife or use a grater. ***1 piece makes over 3 gallons of liquid laundry detergent***
  3. Once the water is boiling, add the soap a little at a time and reduce the heat to a medium-low until melted. Stir frequently to avoid clumping. 
  4.  Once the soap is melted, reduce heat to low and add washing soda, SLOWLY!! 
  5. Stir gently until completely dissolved. 
  6. Once dissolved add the Borax SLOWLY!!
  7. Stir gently until completely dissolved.
  8.  While this is dissolving, go ahead and set up your bucket with 3 gallons of water. 
  9. Once completely dissolved, slowly pour the mixture into the bucket and stir to combine. 
  10.  Cover with a towel and allow to sit, undisturbed overnight. (24 hours).
  11.  After 24 hours, if you are going to add your favorite essential oils, this is where you would do that. 
  12. Now using the tool of choice, blend the soap using an up and down motion. This is to try and make sure it is all being blended as evenly as possible. Do this SLOWLY to avoid a huge mess. Blend until smooth.
  13. Pour into your containers. ENJOY! 
  14.  USE: Fill your soap dispenser as you normally would with store bought detergent.

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