Soap Nuts Shampoo Recipe


  • 6-8 soap nuts
  • 2 cups water
  • Optional: a few drops of essential oil (e.g., lavender, tea tree) for fragrance


  1. Boil the soap nuts in 2 cups of water for about 20-30 minutes.
  2. Let the mixture cool and then strain out the soap nuts, keeping the liquid.
  3. Add a few drops of essential oil for fragrance, if desired.
  4. Use this liquid as you would use regular shampoo. Massage it into your scalp, lather, and rinse thoroughly.