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Bleach Alternative

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 PeroxideCastile SoapVERY 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

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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.

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