Soap Nuts Household Cleaner Recipe


  • 10-12 soap nuts
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar (optional, for extra cleaning power)
  • Essential oils (e.g., lemon, eucalyptus) for scent and added cleaning properties (optional)


  1. Boil the soap nuts in 4 cups of water for about 30-40 minutes.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool and then strain out the soap nuts, reserving the liquid.
  3. Add the vinegar and a few drops of essential oils, if using.
  4. Transfer the liquid to a spray bottle.
  5. Use this solution to clean surfaces, floors, and other areas around your home.