Soap Nuts Regular Laundry Soap Recipe


  • 4 - 8 soap nuts
  • Optional: 10-20 drops of essential oil for fragrance (e.g., lavender, lemon)


  1. Add 4-8 Soap Nuts in Muslin bag, and add to warm or hot wash load.
  2. Soap Nuts last 8-10 washes. Allow Soap Nuts to dry between washes. 

Usage Tips:

  • This detergent will not create as many suds as commercial detergents, but it's still effective at cleaning.
  • If you notice any slight colour variations in your clothes after using soap nut detergent, don't worry; it's a natural occurrence and won't harm your clothes.
  • Remember soap nut detergent is gentle and suitable for most types of clothes, but you might want to test it on delicate fabrics or items with special care instructions before using it for all your laundry.