Washing Soda. It was perfect timing for this project! Otherwise known as Sodium Carbonate or Soda Ash, Washing Soda is a common base ingredient in many laundry soaps. In addition to acting as a water softener, Washing Soda is a stain remover and can even work as a fixative for some natural dyeing techniques.
In a recent post Three DIY Laundry Soap Recipes, The Soap Queen has kindly give her readers three great recipes. They are What to do with lye-heavy soap, For light duty loads and For heavy duty loads. So if you were interested in trying to make your own laundry soap, this may be the perfect place to start.