How to use Soap Nuts

There are many ways in which soap nuts can be used around the home. Below is a basic recipe for a multipurpose soap nut liquid:

  • Add 6-8 soap nut shells to 4 cups of water
  • Bring to boil and let the mixture simmer for about 10 minutes
  • For a concentrated solution leave the shells in the liquid overnight before straining through a siv.

The liquid can be used for:

  • Laundry Detergent
  • Handwash Delicates
  • Dishwasher
  • Household Cleaner
  • Window Cleaner
  • Fruit and Veg Cleaner
  • Steam Cleaner
  • Clean Jewellery
  • Pet Cleaner
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Natural Pesticide
  • Shampoo or Body Wash
  • Anti-Dandruff Treatment
  • Bath
  • Liquid Handwash
  • Toothpaste