Universal Castile Soap

It is hard to exaggerate the universality of the Castile Soap applications.

Named after Castile, a Spanish province that used to be famous for its olive oil. Castile soap is a plant-based soap, originally made from olive oil, but also can be made from avocado, hemp, coconut, almond, or castor bean.

The properties and uses of this pure, vegan, eco-friendly cleanser are numerous.

Castile soaps are concentrated (that is why they are quite pricey), and have to be diluted. Always read a label, or consult with a professional.

  • Face, hand, and body wash. Dilute castile soap in lukewarm water in ratio 1:3. Use as you usually use your liquid soap.
  • Shampoo. 1 tablespoon of Castile Soap mix in a glass of water. Add to the mixture a few drops of any essential oil you prefer.
  • Deodorant. Mix well half of a tablespoon of Castile Soap and Sea or Himalayan salt in a glass of filtered water. Pour it into a spray bottle. and apply topically when needed.
  • All-purpose cleaner. Can be used as a detergent for washing and dishwashing machines, window and floor cleaner, carpet cleaner, washing up liquid. Dilute1 tablespoon of Castile Soap in a glass of water. For dishwashing and washing machine use a small cup of Castile soap, as your normal detergent. For window cleaning mix 1 tablespoon of Castile Soap with a tablespoon of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle filled with 2 glasses of water.
  • Fruit and Vegetable( and any other plants) liquid. Add 1 teaspoon of Castile Soap into a bowl with water, mix well. Place your fruit, veg, or plants in and leave them to soak in for about 20 min. Give them a little rub, and rinse afterward.
  • Repellent. Dilute 1 tablespoon of Castile Soap in a glass of water. Add a few drops of some essential oils, and pour the mixture into a spray bottle.
  • Mouthwash liquid. Use just a couple of drops in a glass of water. Rinse mouth after.
  • Pet washing liquid. Use 1 tablespoon diluted in a glass of water. Apply a normal shampoo.