WASHING SODA - sodium carbonate (Na2CO3)
Sodium carbonate Na2CO3 also known as washing soda, the sodium salt of carbonic acid. Today, synthetic obtained by calcining table salt. In a natural way it can be gained as an extract from the ashes of various plants. In general use the washing soda is the most frequently used as an excellent organic water softener, bleach and stain removal from fabrics such as organic cleaner. In industrial use washing soda is used in the manufacture of glass, paper and cleaning products. Washing soda and baking soda, both can serve as a means of cleaning or supplement to the cleaners. Washing soda has a greater cleaning power than baking soda.
Ecological washing powder for washing machine:
- 200 g of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3)
- 100 g of washing soda (Na2CO3)
- 100 g of washing soap
Washing soap should be grated manually or in a food processor with the appropriate adapter - for carrots ... all the ingredients mix with each other (you can shake in a closed container or box) and store in a plastic container. Dosage: one or two heaping tablespoons (depending on how dirty the laundry is), ready-mixed on a single machine washing. If desired, add a little baking soda in the fabric softener dispenser. Bicarbonate of soda softens the water and dissolves lime scale! The same feature also has acetic vinegar.
For very delicate fabrics of silk and wool, we recommend that you wash only with the mixture of washing soap and baking soda. Washing soda is too aggressive.
More useful recipes for organic cleaning - washing soda and baking soda.