Soap nuts - description
Soap nuts are an all-natural, hypoallergenic and sustainable cleaning product. The shells contain saponin, a natural surfactant. Soap nuts are gentle on both clothes and skin, recommended especially for those with sensitive skin, allergies and they are ideal for baby clothes.
INCI: Sapindus mukorossi nuts*
*100 % of the total ingredients are from organic farming
Cosmos organic certified by Ecocert Greenlife acording to COSMOS standard available at http: //cosmos.ecocert.com
- very economical, 1 kg can be enough for a whole year
- suitable for people with sensitive skin
- it is a good alternative to conventional detergents used for washing children laundry
- suitable for all fabrics
Place 6-7 nuts (or equivalent half shells) in the reusable wash bag provided and tie it closed. Put it in with your laundry and wash as normal. After washing, remove bag and let dry or do another load. May be reused several times until the shells become greyish and soft.
No conventional fabric conditioner is needed. You may add a few drops of essential oil like lavender, lemongrass, may-chang, lemon eucalyptus on the nuts before to place in the washing machine.
For white clothes you can use 2 Tbs. of percarbonate or sodium bicarbonate.
Storage: in a cool, dry place, protected from light