Here are a range of uses for the amazing ingredient, confirming how versatile it is.
DISH WASHING: Replace synthetic detergents & add make your own dishwashing powder using Washing Soda, Coconut Soap Flakes & Borax. You can use this in the sink or in an automatic dishwasher.
OVEN CLEANER: Make a paste with Bicarb, Borax, Coconut Soap Flakes & Essential Oils. Spread mix inside oven & on trays. Let sit until dry & then wipe clean with a damp cloth.
LAUNDRY POWDER: Combine with Borax, Bicarb & Coconut Soap Flakes for a natural laundry powder.
NATURAL BLEACH: Soak whites in a solution of Borax & hot water. The hotter the water & longer the soak, the better!
STAIN REMOVER: Make a paste with Borax & Bicarb & apply to stain, soak overnight then wash as normal.
TOILET CLEANER: Flush some washing soda down the toilet to clean, freshen & help prevent blockage.
TILE & GROUT: Use with hot water to clean ceramic or vinyl tiles. Make a paste to clean grout.
ANTIFUNGAL FOOT SOAK: Soak feet in a solution of Borax to relive symptoms of Athletes foot
BUFFERING AGENT: For managing the pH levels in swimming pools
FERTILIZER: to correct boron-deficient soils
MECHANICS: stops car radiator and engine block leaks
NEUTRON ABSORBER: used in nuclear reactors and spent fuel pools to control reactivity and to shut down a nuclear chain reaction (ok may not be used around the home, but very interesting to know!)
MAKE CRAFTS: makes slime and crystals