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SoapNuts - 100% Natural Detergent - 500g


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The Most Sustainable Cleaning Product On the Planet.

They are fruits that grow on trees in Northern India and haves amazing cleaning powers. The shells of these fruits contain a natural substance called Saponin. Once released into water, they create mild suds similar to soap and will effectively remove dirt and oils from clothes and garments.

With two mud loving boys these were really put to the test and I was surprised at how effective they were - and you can pop them in the compost at the end - they got my vote. - Lisa

This box contains 500g of SoapNut shells and 1 cotton wash bag. It will wash up to 190 loads of laundry or dishes. Reuse 4-6 times before disposing on your compost


  • 100% natural ingredients
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Compostable
  • 100% Biodegradable
  • Not tested on animals
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Gentle on fabrics
  • Reusable
  • Clean and soften clothes the natural way
  • Affordable

SoapNuts can be used for washing clothes, dishes, cloth nappies, as a liquid soap, cleaning and shining ornaments, household cleaner etc. They are highly-effective and gentle and leave your laundry fresh and clean. Suitable on all fabrics at all temperatures. They work in front and top loaders.

Because SoapNuts are chemical free they are an excellent product for washing children's clothing and cloth nappies. Also a great product to use if you suffer from eczema or sensitive skin.

How to use in your washing machine (top or front loader)

Put *6-8 shells in wash bag (provided with each box) and place with clothes into the washing machine. Wash as normal. If you are able to stop the rinse cycle then please do so and go straight to the spin. No need to take the wash bag out. If you prefer to have a scent on your clothes add 5-10 drops of essential oil to the wash bag.

* 6-8 shells are based on a 5kg washing machine. If your machine is bigger please add more shells, if smaller then use less.

You can reuse the SoapNut shells 4-6 times and dispose of in your compost bin.

Store your SoapNuts box in a cool dry place, away from sunlight and moisture.

At Soapnuts NZ they are passionate about keeping their eco footprint low, so get your SoapNuts today and be part of the eco revolution.

Extra Info

Product size/weight: 500g

Approx 150 washes

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