Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I have not tried this yet but sounds good enough.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups pure soap bars, flakes
  • 1 12 cups borax laundry detergent
  • 6 cups warm water
  • 12 cup glycerin
  • 2 teaspoons essential oils (either lavender, lemon or eucalyptus)


  1. In med pan, stir soap flakes, borax,& water.
  2. Heat slowly, stir til mix is clear.
  3. Add glycerin, set aside to cool.
  4. When cool, add essential oil, stir well.
  5. Pour in mason jar or other container, cover til needed.
  6. To use, add 1 cup Gel per load of clothes, making sure soap is dissolved well before adding clothes to water.
  7. This gel works best w/warm water, or dissolve it in qt warm water before adding it to the wash.


Most Helpful

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a