homemade dish soap

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  1. sdnapier

    sdnapier Well-Known Member

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    Hi All,

    I have a question about homemade dish soap. Most of the recipes on You Tube call for the addition of castile soap. I find it makes my hands, the sink, and the dishes greasy. I honestly don't get what castile soap is all about. Can anyone enlighten me? Also, are there any recipes for homemade dish soap that actually work?

    Thanks, Sheryl
     
  2. MullersLaneFarm

    MullersLaneFarm Well-Known Member

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    Castile soap is made with 100% olive oil. (Unless it is Kirk's Castile, then that is 100% coconut oil)

    Personally, for dishes and clothes, I prefer using detergent over soap.
     
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  3. lathermaker

    lathermaker Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Commercial dish soap is cheap. Nothing homemade that I've tried works as well. I save money on other products. Not worth my time messing with IMO.
     
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  4. Vosey

    Vosey Well-Known Member

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    I make my own laundry detergent (works great), dishwasher detergent (works so-so) and decided not to make my own liquid dish soap. Every "natural" brand I ever tried was horrible, greasy and didn't clean. And Dawn is so cheap, seems my time is better spent elsewhere.

    But maybe someone has an answer! I'd like to know.
     
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