Dilutions Cheat Sheet for Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap

 Dilute! Dilute! OK!* But how much? Here’s a quick reference. None of these soap dilutions are meant to be exact amounts. If what you’re cleaning is really dirty or your water is really hard, then you may want to use more than the specified amount. That said, these Pure-Castile Liquid Soap dilutions should get you started.

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Pretreating Laundry Stains with Dr. Bronner’s

Mothering for me has been a crash course in stain management. I definitely underappreciated the relative stainlessness of my earlier adulthood.  I expected certain obvious stain culprits – ketchup, blueberries, bodily fluids.  But others took me by surprise: bananas, watermelon, smashed peas.  And then there was that time a green crayon found its way into the dryer… All that to say,

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Cleaning With Your Kids!

I’m already hearing some, “Gee, Thanks” from the kids. However, herein lies one of the biggest perks for me with DIY house cleaning: not only are most homemade green cleaners safe to use around children, it is also safe for children to use. Prior to my switch to natural house cleaners, my house cleaning was more of a covert operation. 

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