The NUTS LAVATUTTO are real nuts that grow from the plant Sapindus Mukorossi , which in their shells are rich in a substance called SOAP .
The shells of the NUT WASHERS They are made up of 15% highly concentrated saponin which protect the plant from parasites and have excellent cleansing properties.
Sapindus takes about nine years to reach maturity and is capable of producing fruit for ninety years. It is therefore not a plant with a low environmental impact also seen that it constitutes a excellent fertilizer for the surrounding land and consequently also an embankment against the desertification process.
100% BIODEGRADABLE and FULLY DISPOSABLE IN THE WET FRACTION OF WASTE!
The WASHING MACHINES are:
Safe for the environment - the substance they release once inserted into the washing machine is completely natural and non-polluting - once washing is finished (yes, because they can be reused several times, but I will talk about this later) they can be disposed of in the waste collection - effective already at only 30 ° C thus reducing the consumption of hot water and allowing energy-saving washing
Safe for the skin - they are a 100% natural and non-aggressive product for the skin as often happens with industrial laundry detergents - without chemical additives, they are also suitable for people prone to allergies - respectful of the fabrics they ensure that they are not dry and damaged and annoying on the skin
Reusable - as we said before, they can be used for multiple washes - even their container once washed can be used as a container - they can also be used outside the washing machine, boiling them in hot water, thus obtaining a natural liquid detergent
- EFFECTIVE FROM 30 ° C
- DO NOT NEED SOFTENER
- IDEAL FOR BLACK, COLORED AND WHITE * GARMENTS
* For use with whites, unlike the common detergent, since walnuts are naturally free of whitening additives, we recommend the use of SODIUM PERCARBONATE
Available in buckets of:
How are the washing machines used?
Using the NUT WASHERS is very simple!
- Remove the desired quantity of nuts from the bucket
- Insert the washing machines in a sock or in a cotton bag
- Close the sock or bag with a knot and place it in the washing machine
- Select the desired program and start it
- After washing, remove the walnuts and let them dry
- Once dry they will be ready for a new wash
How many nuts should I use?
The amount of nuts to use varies according to how dirty the laundry is and how hard the water is.
Reference table for washing at 30 ° C and with water of medium hardness
|VERY dirty laundry||8 washing up|
|NORMAL laundry||6 washing up|
|LITTLE dirty laundry||4 washing machines|
The walnuts will already work with washes at 30 ° C, although for a better yield we recommend using them at 40 ° C.
The WASHING MACHINES are REUSABLE
The WASHING MACHINES can be used several times (even 3/4), the amount of use varies, based on the temperature of the previous washes and the hardness of the water.
You can also experience their effectiveness by realizing a decoction of soap nuts to be used then as a dishwasher, floor cleaner or in place of shampoo.
It can be prepared using:
- 10 wash-all nuts
- 8 glasses of water
Place the 10 soap nuts in a tied cotton bag to keep them from spilling. Put in a pot covered with the equivalent of 8 glasses of water, bringing it to a boil and leaving it on the stove for about half an hour. During this time the water will become thicker and take on a brownish color. A few drops of essential oil can be added to the solution thus obtained to perfume or to increase the washing power. You can use it later to wash the body, hair, as a laundry detergent, as a hand cleaner , to wash fruit and vegetables (in this case do not add essential oils) or as a pesticide for animals.
In summary soap nuts can be used to wash :
- Various surfaces
- Fruits and vegetables
- Pesticide for animals