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Dr Bronner's Liquid Castille Soap: 18 Ways To Use It !

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Dr Bronner's liquid soap is an all natural liquid castille soap. This company is family owned and have been operating and making soap since 1858 ! 

What is the difference between Dr Bronner's soap and other commercial soaps?

Dr Bronners' explains: 

  • Unlike most commercial soapmakers, who distill the glycerin out of their soaps to sell separately, we retain it in our soaps for its superb moisturizing qualities.

  • We super-fat our bar soaps for a milder, smoother lather.

  • We use natural vitamin E from sunflower seeds and citric acid from fermented tapioca to protect freshness.

  • We do not add any chelating agents, dyes, whiteners or synthetic fragrances.

  • We use pure and powerful high-quality certified organic essential oils.

  • Our liquid soaps are three times more concentrated than most so-called “liquid soaps” on the market, and they are only a few percent away from being a solid, which saves on packaging materials.

  • Our soaps are a superb value, costing less than less-concentrated, inferior detergent body-wash “liquid soaps.”

  • Our soaps are most popular for at-home washing, but they are also the soap of choice for many campers and hikers, as they are biodegradable and nature-friendly.

  • We also use better packaging; our plastic cylinder bottles are made from 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic.

This soap is so versatile it has 18 different uses ! Here is a list below on all the different ways you can use it.

Skin Care:

Face : 2-3 drops on wet hands, applied to wet face

Body: One small squirt on a wet washcloth, applied to a wet body

Hair: ½ tbsp in your hand, worked into wet hair, or dilute ½ tbsp in ½ a cup of water and work that into wet hair

Bath: Depends upon water amount, but roughly 2 tbsp soap in an average size bath. (Doesn’t bubble, but still cleans)

Teeth: 1 drop on a toothbrush. (Yes, it tastes like soap.)

Makeup Brushes: A small squirt onto wet makeup brush. Massage in gently and rinse.

Footbath: 1 ½ tsp in a small tub of hot water.

Household Uses:

Dishes (hand washing): Pre-dilute 1:10 with water. Squirt on a scrub brush and scrub dishes.

Laundry: 1/3-1/2 cup of soap for a large load in a normal washer. Add ½ cup vinegar to the rinse cycle.

Mopping: ½ cup of soap in 11 litres of hot water

General Cleaning: ¼ cup soap in a quart of water in a spray bottle. Add ¼ tsp tea tree essential oil if desired.

Windows: 1 tbsp soap in 4 cups of water in a spray bottle. Follow up with pure club soda, or half vinegar/ half water.

Toilet: Predilute 1:4 with water in a squirt bottle. Add ¼ tsp tea tree oil. Flush toilet and squirt bowl thoroughly, sprinkle baking soda on the brush, scrub bowl, let sit 10 minutes, then flush.

Other Uses:

Fruit & Veggie Rinse: 1 dash (approx ¼ tsp.) in a bowl of water. Dunk produce and swish. Then rinse in clear water.

Clearing Congestion: 1 tbsp in a bowl of steamy hot water. Breathe in mist with a towel draped over the head.

Dog Washing: Amount varies widely depending on size, hair type and length, and overall dirtiness. Wet dog thoroughly, then start to work in castile soap up and down their body until you have a good lather. Really massage it in down to the skin. 

Plant Spray for Bugs: 1 tbsp in a 4 cups of water. Add ½ tsp cayenne pepper or cinnamon, if desired.

Ant spray (not on plants): ¼ cup tea tree soap in 4 cups of water. (This concentration will burn plants.)

 

We currently have the liquid soap available is six different scents and in two sizes. 

 

 

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