It's finally here!!! The ever coveted (and highly concentrated) castile soap from Dr. Bronner's.
This castile soap is certified fair trade, made with organic oils and is 100% biodegradable, making it perfect for any situation (from staying in a fancy hotel to camping in the woods).
Available in unscented (baby friendly), almond, citrus, eucalyptus, peppermint, tea tree and rose.
*If you are choosing this as a local pick up refill, please don't forget to order your vessel for us to fill!
SAL SUDS Biodegradable Cleaner: cleans a multitude of surfaces; refer to Dr. Bronner's dilution cheat sheet here for further dilution recommendations!
Castile Soap Dilution Recommendations:
Face: 2 or 3 drops of soap on wet hands, applied to wet face
Body: one small squirt of soap on a wet washcloth, applied to a wet body.
Hair: ½ Tbsp. in your hand, worked into wet hair, or dilute ½ Tbsp. in ½ a cup of water and work that into wet hair
Bath: Completely depends upon water amount, but roughly 2 Tbsp. soap in an average sized tub. Lack of additives means less bubbles, but still cleans.
Shaving: Face – 10 drops; Underarms – 3 drops; Legs – ½ tsp; Work to a lather in wet hands and then apply to area.
Teeth: 1 drop on a toothbrush (yes, it tastes like soap but it DOES work).
Foot Bath: 1½ tsp. in a small tub of hot water.
Clearing Congestion: 1 Tbsp. peppermint or eucalyptus soap in a bowl of steamy hot water. Breathe in mist with a towel draped over the head
Dishes (handwashing): Pre-dilute 1 part soap with 10 parts water. Squirt on a scrub brush and scrub dishes. NOT FOR DISHWASHER!!!
Laundry: 1/3—1/2 cup of soap for a large load in a normal washer. Add ½ cup vinegar to the rinse cycle. Use half of these amounts for High-Efficiency (HE) washers.
Mopping: ½ cup of soap in 3 gallons of hot water.
All-purpose cleaning: ¼ cup of soap in a quart of water in a spray bottle. Add ¼ tsp. tea tree essential oil if desired.
Windows: 1 Tbsp. soap in a quart of water in a spray bottle. Follow up with pure club soda, or half vinegar & half water.
Toilet: Pre-dilute 1 part soap with 4 parts water in a squirt bottle. Add ¼ tsp. tea tree oil. Empty toilet, squirt bowl thoroughly, sprinkle baking soda on the brush, scrub bowl, let sit 10 minutes, turn water on, flush.
Fruit and Veggie Rinse: 1 dash (approximately ¼ tsp.) in a bowl of water. Dunk produce and swish. Then rinse in clear water.
Dog washing: Amount varies widely depending on size, hair type and length, and overall dirtiness. I wet my dog thoroughly, then start to work in castile soap into hair until you have a good lather.
Plant spray for bugs: 1 Tbsp. in a quart of water. Add ½ tsp. cayenne pepper or cinnamon, if desired.
Ant spray (not on plants): ¼ cup Tea Tree Pure-Castile Soap in a quart of water (this concentration will burn plants).