One of the ways that I save money is by making my own cleaning products (go here for a list & recipes). This week I am making my own dishwasher detergent. I have never tried this before but I am curious to see if it will work. The recipe I am using is for liquid dishwasher detergent since the liquid works better in my dishwasher. There is also a recipe for the powder version here.
- 1 Cup Baking Soda
- 1 Cup Borax
- 1 Cup Water
- 2-3 Drops Lemon Essential Oil (optional)
- Mix baking soda, borax & water until dissolved and then mix in essential oil.
- Store in a jar or squeeze bottle.
- Use 2-3 tablespoons per load.
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