Ulog 166: Many Uses For Castile Soap


I've had some Castile soap on the homestead for the last few months and just haven't had a chance to put any of it to good use... that is... yet. Now that I am inside to do the chores for the winter months (we have snow falling outside as I type this post, I can put my focus onto the projects, ideas and tips I've been keeping track of in my homestead journal and notebook.

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And one of those little tasks is to start using this Castile soap for its various uses around the home.

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Some Of The Uses I Found I Want To Use Castile Soap For

  • Dish washing
  • Laundry (delicate garments- I'll be grating up the bar soap for this one)
  • As an all-purpose cleaner
  • Dog shampoo (our adult lab has very sensitive skin to other products)
  • As the cleaning agent in my homemade cleaning wipes
  • In bathroom to freshen up shower stall build up (as well as the toilet- we have hard water here)
  • For the dishwasher
  • I'll be using the liquid Castile soap when making new batches of my own homemade soap

I found a recipe on Dr Axe's website:

To create your own dishwasher soap, mix 8 ounces of Castile liquid soap with 1 cup of water, 3 teaspoons of lemon juice and 10 drops of lemon essential oil and shake gently

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Dr Bronner's website

Castile Soap recipes on the Frugal SOS website

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07.11.2019 11:55
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I have to be really careful with soap, especially the scented kind as I'm allergic to it

07.11.2019 13:20
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Love using castile soap @goldendawne :) It's definitely my go-to cleanser, not harsh on the skin during those dry winter months. I think you'll be pleased!

07.11.2019 13:40
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07.11.2019 19:24
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This is interesting! I have sensitive skin, it's been really hard to find the right one...

08.11.2019 06:33
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Another castle soap fan! I haven’t tried it in the dishwasher - yet!

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08.11.2019 10:06
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