Soap nuts, also referred to soap berries, are a fantastic alternative to laundry detergent
Soap nuts are not actually nuts at all, they are the dried fruit of the Sapindus Mukorossi or soap nut tree.High in saponin, soap nuts make the perfect natural laundry detergent and will leave your clothes, clean and soft, free from synthetic oders and chemical residues.
Simply pop about 5 soap nuts into a cotton bag, (soak in hot water for a few minuets first, if you are doing a cold wash) then straight in the wash with your laundry. Each soap nut can be reused 3 – 7 times and there is no need for fabric softener as the gentle soap nuts act as a natural softener as well.
You can also boil your soap nuts to create a natural liquid concentrate that can be used as shampoo, body wash, hand soap, pet shampoo or general cleaner.