What you will need:
1 Cup of Borax
1Cup of Washing Soda
1/2 Epsom Salt
3/4 Cup of Lemon Juice
Mix together first three ingredients. Add lemon juice and mix thoroughly. You want the consistency to be moldable. Add more lemon juice if you must.
This tablet is easy for anyone to use, no need for measuring. I will note that I put vinegar in the rinse compartment, this helps with the cloudiness that may occur.
I will keep you updated on how well I like these. So far it's looking good!
Do you make your own dishwashing soap? Have any suggestions or comments? I would love to hear from you!
UPDATE Nov/1/14: After using this for a few weeks. At first it was great, but with each load my dishes began getting a cloudy film. I of course added vinegar in the rinse cycle, then adding lemon shine, neither took the film away. I broke down and got the old store bought soap I was using before. Now I can't seem to get the film of the dishes. I think it will take some scrubbing or a few more loads in the dishwasher. I think this is because we have really hard water. I don't want this to discouraging you from trying, but I clearly need to make some alterations because of the water we have. I'm going to try some other recipes and alterations. I'll keep you updated. Do you have any tips for me?
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