How to Make Dishwasher Detergent

I ran out of dishwasher detergent and figured this would be a good time to try making my own.

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How to Make Dishwasher Detergent
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I found all of the supplies at my local grocery store except the doterra essential oil. You can get the essential oil at www.mydoterra.com/amberspies

I found all of the supplies at my local grocery store except the doterra essential oil. You can get the essential oil at www.mydoterra.com/amberspies

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Get all your supplies and tools ready.

Get all your supplies and tools ready.

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In a bowl mix all of your dry ingredients.

In a bowl mix all of your dry ingredients.

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I am using lemon oil but you can use others depending on your needs. Lemon is a good disinfectant. Lavender is also great to use but since I'm using the Lemi shine I went with lemon.

I am using lemon oil but you can use others depending on your needs. Lemon is a good disinfectant. Lavender is also great to use but since I'm using the Lemi shine I went with lemon.

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Add 1 cup of washing soda, 1 cup of borax, 1/2 cup citric acid (I used Lemi shine), 1/2 cup kosher salt and stir together.

Add 1 cup of washing soda, 1 cup of borax, 1/2 cup citric acid (I used Lemi shine), 1/2 cup kosher salt and stir together.

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Add 10 drops of doTERRA essential oil and mix well. I poured mine into a mason jar to store it. A funnel helps so you don't spill it all over.

Add 10 drops of doTERRA essential oil and mix well. I poured mine into a mason jar to store it. A funnel helps so you don't spill it all over.

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Use 1 tablespoon in each load of dishes.

Use 1 tablespoon in each load of dishes.

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