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research:clothes_detergent [2020/01/26 19:00]
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-=== Horse Chestnuts ​===   +=== Natural & Eco friendly washing detergent ​===   
-will make a great washing detergent, if you use them as follows:+**Horse chestnuts** ​will make a great washing detergent, if you use them as follows:
    
   * collect as many fresh fallen horse chestnuts in autumn as you can   * collect as many fresh fallen horse chestnuts in autumn as you can
   * clean roughly, so that they can be stored dry and clean   * clean roughly, so that they can be stored dry and clean
   * store in cool place, make shure they will not mould, but stay fresh, basket is a good idea   * store in cool place, make shure they will not mould, but stay fresh, basket is a good idea
-  * take 4-6 chestnuts depending on size and amount of clothes, cut them each in 4+  * take 4-6 chestnuts depending on size and amount of clothes, cut them each in 4 pieces
   * let them soak in ca. 200 ml cold water, several hours or overnight, liquid will get a whitish colour   * let them soak in ca. 200 ml cold water, several hours or overnight, liquid will get a whitish colour
-  * cast off, using only the liquid as detergent in washing machine or handwash+  * cast off, using **only the liquid** as detergent in washing machine or handwash, chestnuts may go to compost
  
 For me the result was really great, no funny smell, all clean, very good for machine low temperature color wash, with high temperature white stuff you may want to add some washing soda, depending on water hardness and stains. If you want some nice fragrance, you may add a drop of natural essence. For me the result was really great, no funny smell, all clean, very good for machine low temperature color wash, with high temperature white stuff you may want to add some washing soda, depending on water hardness and stains. If you want some nice fragrance, you may add a drop of natural essence.
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