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DIY Laundry Powder

A simple laundry soap powder recipe featuring sweet peppermint and lavender essential oils.


  • 1 tsp. Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
  • 2 cups Washing Soda (Sodium Carbonate)
  • 2 cups Borax (Sodium Borate)
  • 1 Bar of Unscented Castile Soap
  • 2 tsp Aura Cacia Sweet Peppermint Essential Oil


  1. Using a box grater, grate the Castile soap into medium-coarse crumbs.
  2. Mix grated soap with remaining ingredients until a damp powder forms.
  3. Use 2 tablespoons for a small load of laundry, 4 tablespoons for a medium load, and 8 tablespoons (1/2 cup) for a large load.
  4. Store in an airtight glass or plastic container.

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