1 part baking soda 1 part borax 1 part water 1 drop lemon or orange essential oil per cup of detergent
- Mix the ingredients thoroughly and store in a sealable jug.
- Use 2 to 3 TBS per load.
If you’re having a cloudy dishes problem after using the homemade detergents:
- Try adding a few drops of liquid dishsoap to the powder compartment when you add the powder.
- You could also try cutting back on the amount of soap used (if you’re using 2 TBS, try cutting it back to 1 - 1 1/2 TBS).
- Make sure to use vinegar in the rinse cycle