If your white linens are dingy, no worries, here is a great natural bleach alternative when you need a little extra whitening power!
What you will need
– Lemon: – Hydrogen Peroxide – Castile Soap – VERY hot water
How to bleach clothes
Mix together the lemon juice, hydrogen peroxide, Castine soap, and VERY hot water into a bucket.
Step 1: combine ingredients
Allow the clothing to sit for a minimum of 15 minutes.
Step 2: soak garments
Agitate them and let them sit for a couple of hours. Ring them out under cool running water and hang them to dry in the sun.
Step 3: agitate
Why does this work?
Hot water helps brighten whites. Lemon juice and hydrogen peroxide are natural bleaching agents. Combined with the whitening power of the sun – you have a winning combo!
how do you make an organic bleach alternative?
You would need to purchase organic hydrogen peroxide. You’ll also need to double-check the labels on the castile soap to ensure that it is labeled organic as well.