One of the more shockingly cool things I’ve come across recently is Soap Nuts by Laundry Tree. They are an alternative to laundry detergents and are actually organically grown dried fruit that are biodegradable, antimicrobial and work in HE washers! You just pop a few of these Soap Nuts inside the little white pouch shown above and throw it into your wash cycle and voila! Clean clothes.
How do they do it? This powerful dried berry of the Soapnut Tree contains a high content of saponins which create a soap-like lather in water. Watch them work their magic below…
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I need to finish up my supply of Seventh Generation laundry detergent—which we love—before I buy Soap Nuts, but I’m totally going to try these out!
Have you tried Soap Nuts?