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Home made Laundry soap

PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:29 pm
by bluhorseman
10 cups cold water
9 cups of (red wattle ) lard ( melted)
1/2 cup of ammonia
3 Tbs. Borax
1-12 oz. can of lye
( optional : 1 oz. citronella or 10 drops essential oils)

Mix in a stone crock or stainless steel container in the order given . Sprinkle Lye in last. let stand 5 to 10 minutes. stir frequently for the first 1 1/2 hours, stir slowly , the once every hour throughout the day . Avoid inhaling fumes. let this set in the crock for several days, then put in a tight container so it will not dry out. This will be granules when done.
(please do this outside your house) :D

Re: Home made Laundry soap

PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:41 pm
by TSchieffelbein
I can't wait to try this! Thanks for posting :D