All-Natural Liquid Fabric Softener




About: I love using Mother Earth's gifts to heal and I strongly believe in healing Mother Earth any time I can! I am an activist of upcycling and recycling.

Here is a simple effective recipe for an all natural liquid fabric softener. You can even use it in your Downy Ball!

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Step 1: Gather Ingredients

You will need:

2 parts hot water

1/2-1 part epsom salt

1 part white vinegar

Essential oils of choice

Mason jar or other jar

Step 2: Add Essential Oils

Add essential oils to the epsom salt, and stir.

My personal essential oil blend for my homemade cleaning products:
3 parts tangerine

3 parts lemon

2 parts eucalyptus

1 part lavender

1 part rosemary

1 part tea tree

Step 3: Add Epsom Salt

Pour epsom salt into hot water. Stir. Shake.

Step 4: Add Vinegar

Add the vinegar to jar and shake.

Step 5: Enjoy!

Use 1/2 cup for normal sized loads of laundry. You can use in a "Downy Ball" if you'd like.

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    3 years ago

    Can't wait to make this! I hate buying fabric softener but I hate static more! Thank you!