Fabric Softener with Lavender Essential Oil
  • Total time: 10 mins
  • Hands on time: 10 mins
  • Makes:
Fabric Softener with Lavender Essential Oil

Safely soften your laundry with a homemade fabric softener with lavender essential oil, vinegar and baking soda.


2 tablespoons baking soda 

4 tablespoons hot water 

54 drops Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil 

2 tablespoons white vinegar 


1. In a large measuring cup or mixing bowl, mix baking soda with hot water.

2. In a separate measuring cup, stir together lavender essential oil and vinegar.

3. Very slowly, stir vinegar mixture a little at a time into water mixture, allowing foam to subside between additions.

3. To use, gently stir fabric softener before adding to the water at the start of the rinse cycle.

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Laura T 153972736

April 25, 2019 - 12:04pm

I want to make the fabric softener but is this recipe for just 1 load? It asks for 54 drops of oils but everything else is in tablespoon. I’m confused

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