Soapnuts in Tea Towels

USA/Canada :: Europe

The ultimate earth-friendly laundry detergent.

Soapnuts have been used for everything from removing lice to silver polish. They are actually helpful for sewer systems, and can be reused for several laundry loads.

The pouch is made from recycled tea towels (colors vary) and can be tossed in with a load of laundry and dried out to wait for the next washing. Soapnuts have no smell so you can add your own favorite essential oil such as rosemary, musk or amber.

More uses of soapnuts are discussed here.

This is a very important item we should all be using for the health of the earth.

Each pouch includes 20 soapnuts which can be used for about 25 loads of laundry.

Traditional Shampoo and Urban Laundry

Traditional Shampoo and Urban Laundry

I first came across soapnuts when I was living in Myanmar/Burma in 1999. I was working at a remote hotel on the shore of the mystical Inle Lake in Shan State. My oven was made from a large barrel and was wood-fired, whenever the kitchen staff noticed me making a move to try to get the fire under the ...