About Castile Soap

Castile Soap originated in Castilla Spain & was the soap Cleopatra used! It was historically made with pure olive oil as the only oil/fat. Over the years, the definition of Castile soap has broadened to include other types of vegetable oils such as coconut oil. 


Dr. Bronner's Soap, which has probably become the most famous commercial liquid castile soap, even has a greater percentage of coconut oil than olive oil. This can be technically known as a Bastille Soap.


You can use Castile Soap as is or use it make a range of products. Here are some ways you can use it in your home.

  • Dishwashing Liquid

  • Multi Purpose Sprays

  • Hand & Body Wash

  • Wool Wash

  • Floor Wash

  • Vegie Wash

In most cases is simply a matter of simply adding water and some essential oils but you can also use this xanthan gum to thicken your water based products.


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