Castile Soap Dilution Guide
Castile soap is derived from simple plant oils and is known to be both a gentle and strong cleaning agent. Even though it is an all-natural ingredient, using pure, concentrated castile soap can be too harsh for certain applications. Here is a quick dilution guide that you can use for your castile soap.
Face. 2-3 drops applied on wet face.
Body. Small squirt on wet cloth.
Hair. 2 drops for short hair. 4-5 drops for longer hair.
Bath. 30 ml for an average sized tub. It won’t bubble much but it will clean you.
Dishwashing. 1:10 ratio of soap to water.
Laundry. 80 ml for a large load of regular clothes. Dilute more for delicates.
Mopping (wood, laminate, stone). 120 ml for 12 liters hot water
Windows. 15 ml soap in 1 liter of water.
Toilet. 1:4 ratio of soap to water. You can add essential oils for best results.
All purpose cleaning spray. 60 ml soap in 1 liter water.
Fruit/Veggie wash. 1/4 tsp soap in a regular bowl of water for rinsing.
Pets. Amount depends on size of pet.
Plant spray. 15 ml soap in 1 liter water.
Ant spray. 60 ml soap (with Tea Tree Oil) in 1 liter water. Do not use when ants are on plants, it will burn the plant.