Everyday uses for Castile Soap

Castile soap is made from vegetable oil rather than animal fat or synthetic detergents, like most other soap products and has been around since 1948. But has became popular in the past few years due to it being an earth-friendly alternative to many high chemical products used around the home. It has multiple uses, keep reading to find out a few ways you can use it around your home.

There are many brands but "Dr. Bronner's Liquid Castile Soap" is the most popular type of Castile soap and the brand we stock here at Bin Inn. Keep reading to find out ways you could replace nearly every toiletry and cleaning product in your home with this eco alternative - that actually works!

 

1. All purpose cleaning spray. A little Castile soap, mixed with warm water, and some drops of your favourite essential oil mixed in a spray bottle or use one of the pre-scented options. Make sure to put the water in the bottle first to avoid a soapy mess.

You can use it on your counters in your bathroom and kitchen, your sinks, stovetops, even your toilet. And even works well as an ant repellent!

 

2. Shower scrub. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of Castile soap with 1/4 cup baking soda for a non-toxic shower scrub.

 

3. Dishwashing detergent. We've tried all sorts of eco dishwashing liquid recipes but just a bit of Castile soap in your sink and Bam! beautifully clean dishes without residue.

 

4. Dog shampoo. Make a mixture with one part Castile soap and three parts water to shampoo your pup.

 

The list is endless of it's uses ! But those are a few that we found great around the home. Happy cleaning !