Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 12-22-2001, 06:11 PM - Thread Starter
 
peacemama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Locust Valley, New York
Posts: 594
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Has anyone used Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds? How have you used it? How is this different from plain castile soap? A book I have has lots of cleaner recipes that require liquid castile soap, and it says "dilute if concentrated." Can I use the Sal Suds?
peacemama is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 12-23-2001, 02:31 AM
 
Lila's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: In the great big laundry mountains
Posts: 1,551
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I use it and love it. I wash diapers in it, I scrub the bathroom and kitchen with it, I dust with it. It's great! The packaging tells the usage instructions. It says to use 1-1/2 teaspoons in a gallon of water to clean the house, or the same amount to wash a sink of dishes. 1/4 cup will do a load of laundry. (though I wouldn't suggest it if you don't like to smell like an evergreen) For extra heavy jobs, it suggests using it full strenght or cutting it in half. It is NOT for body uses, it is an all-purpose household cleaner. The difference is that it contains stronger cleaning ingredients and pine&spruce oils. I don't imagine that you would need to use it to make any cleaners with, as it is a great cleaner on its own!

This I took from the website, http://www.drbronner.com :

"Dr. Bronner's SAL SUDS is our hard-surface all-purpose cleaner. It is a balanced formulation of plant-based surfactants with natural spruce and fir-needle oils: it cleans and rinses with exceptional power, yet is mild and gentle on the skin. Sal Suds is equally effective in hard or soft water, rinsing freely, hot or cold. It is 100% cruelty-free: no animal testing. Sal Suds will biodegrade rapidly after it has done its job. "

Just your typical non-theistic, liberal, blended family.

Thank you, Mothering, for the past twelve years of support and community. I look forward to many more.
rocks.jpggrouphug.gif

Lila is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 12-25-2001, 01:46 AM
 
Millie Ivy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: TX
Posts: 3,569
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I use Sal Suds also. On diapers and for the dishes, so far. The label tells you all you need to know. And they stopped putting colorants in it! It smells sooo good. But it is really mild so I think it would be a good base if you wanted to add essential oils, also.

Shelley, mom to dd 5/19/01, ds 9/06/02, and ds 4/01/07.  Lost babe 4/09

belly.gifDue 12/18/12!

Millie Ivy is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off