Already used by ancient egyptians, washing soda (or soda ash) is a 100% natural product made from raw materials. Its effectiveness makes it a real alternative for a lot of expensive and harmful products.
From cleaning to homemade cosmetics, washing soda is a must for eco-friendly DIY.
It has many possibilities: washing soda is cleanser, deodorant, softener, antilime and neutralizer of acidity and alkalinity.
Here a summary of some of its uses:
- multipurpose cleaner
- unclogging of pipes
- textile deodorant
- soothing of digestive issues
- feet baths
- dry shampoo
- acne fighter
Recipe for an effective and eco-friendly multipurpose cleaner:
Mix in a 1 liter bottle: 0.75 cl of water, 2 tablespoons of »liquid black soap« , 1 tablespoon of washing soda. Shake well before use.
To give it a nice fragrance you can also add 10 drops of essential oil.