Avoid the Chemicals with DIY Laundry Detergent

Looking for a chemical-free alternative detergent? Here’s a super simple, free of toxic chemicals, and only requires four ingredients DIY detergent.


  • ½ cup of Epsom Salt
  • 1 ½ cups of Sodium Bicarbonate
  • 1 ½ cups of Washing Soda
  • ¼ cup of Sea Salt
  • 20-25 drops Essential Oils (optional)


  1. Mix well and be sure to incorporate all ingredients, including essential oils, if using.
  2. Store in a Mason jar or other glass jar of choice with a lid.
  3. Use approximately 1-2 tablespoons per load.

Tip inspired by Mary Beth from bootsandhooveshomestead.com