By Aajimene from Lakewood, CA
After searching many sites for a homemade hand dishwashing detergent, I have made up my own recipe and I'm pleased to say it works!
* 2 Bars shredded Octagon soap
* 1 cup baking soda
* 1/4 cup washing soda
* 1/4 cup lemon juice
Put shredded soap in 4 1/2- 5 quarts of water and melt on stove. When melted, turn stove off and add all other ingredients and stir. When cooled down, pour in sealed containers.
Use as you would any other dish detergent. The only thing is that it doesn't suds much but gets dishes real clean. I keep a partial bar of Octagon soap by the sink to use when needed. I also use 1/8 cup of vinegar in the rinse water. Hope this works for you!
By Scarlett from Murray, KY
If anyone has a recipe for homemade dish liquid I'd love to make my own. I use to use Dawn dish liquid, but have developed allergies to commercial cleaners. I have been making my own dishwasher and laundry detergent and others for a while now and it has helped a lot. Now my dish liquid and shampoo is bothering me so any suggestions will be tried and appreciated.
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