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Great-grandma’s Laundry Soap
2 cups soap flakes*
1 cup baking soda or soda crystals*
1 cup borax
1 cup washing soda
Mix all the ingredients thoroughly, and then place in glass container with a lid. This soap works best with hot water.
For top loading washing machines- use 1/2 to 1 cup, 2 cups for very heavily soiled clothing.
For front loading and HE machines, use 2 tablespoons.