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  • Soap Nuts. A natural dried fruit husk rich in natural soap. Soap Nuts. A natural dried fruit husk rich in natural soap.
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Pack of 10 3.25mm thick, 310mm long diffuser reeds

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Soap Nuts. A natural dried fruit husk rich in natural soap.

SKU: soapnut250

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Soapnuts are a dried fruit husk, rich in plant saponins (natural soap). They are used for washing and conditioning clothes in the washing machine and can also be used to clean dishes in a dishwasher, be boiled to make a cleaning liquid, washing up liquid or shampoo, plant insect repellant or even boiled and liquidised to make a natural soap ingredient. Once the soapnuts have given up all their soap, you just compost them.

Come in 250g clear packaging.

Use 4-5 soapnuts split in half. Place them in an old sock (or similar) a thick one is best. Tie a knot in the sock to prevent the soapnuts from escaping and place the sock in the washing machine drum with the clothes. There is no need to add detergent or fabric conditioner. Go ahead and do the wash. The sock of soapnuts can be reused 3-4 times, and then the spent soapnut shells can be composted. If you wish to add a scent to your washing, just add 8 drops of essential oil into the conditioner tray of the washing machine.

It is easy to tell whether the soapnuts can be reused. Fresh soapnuts are a golden brown and if you squeeze them when they are wet they will release bubbles. Once the saponins have been used up the soapnut shells will turn very dark, thin, and they will begin to disintegrate. Then it is time to compost them and to place new soapnuts in your sock.

Soapnuts do not contain ‘optical brighteners’, nor bleach, therefore white clothing may need a boost from time to time. Just add some bicarbonate of soda into your washing powder tray. Also just as with conventional washing, stains will need treating before the machine wash.

Premium Packaging is only available up to 10Kg. Please do NOT select the Premium Packaging option for quantities over 10Kg.

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Extended Information Use 4-5 soapnuts split in half. Place them in an old sock (or similar) a thick one is best. Tie a knot in the sock to prevent the soapnuts from escaping and place the sock in the washing machine drum with the clothes. There is no need to add detergent or fabric conditioner. Go ahead and do the wash. The sock of soapnuts can be reused 3-4 times, and then the spent soapnut shells can be composted. If you wish to add a scent to your washing, just add 8 drops of essential oil into the conditioner tray of the washing machine.

It is easy to tell whether the soapnuts can be reused. Fresh soapnuts are a golden brown and if you squeeze them when they are wet they will release bubbles. Once the saponins have been used up the soapnut shells will turn very dark, thin, and they will begin to disintegrate. Then it is time to compost them and to place new soapnuts in your sock.

Soapnuts do not contain ‘optical brighteners’, nor bleach, therefore white clothing may need a boost from time to time. Just add some bicarbonate of soda into your washing powder tray. Also just as with conventional washing, stains will need treating before the machine wash.

Feefo Reviews - Average 100% (4 reviews)

Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
11-Nov-2017 Product:

I heard of these little nuts many moons ago so it was a lovely surprise to find them in the Soap Kitchen. I plan to share some of them with my daughters as a little gift for Christmas because they are as quirky as I am for trying something unusual and eco friendly!
12-Jul-2017 Product:

natural soapy nuts with a lovely delicate scent...what's not to like!
03-Dec-2016 Product:

Good
19-Apr-2016 Product:

I love these! I@ll never buy powder again!
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