Automatic Dishwasher Soap
1/3 cup White Vinegar
½ cup Castile Soap (liquid form/low suds only)
4 drops Tea Tree Oil
½ cup Water
2 tsp Lemon Juice
Put in a glass jar. Use 2 – 3 TBSP per load.
Powdered Dishwasher Detergent
1 cup Borax
1 cup Baking Soda or Washing Soda
Mix ingredients in a container with a removable lid. Add 2 TBSP per load along with a splash of white vinegar in the rinse chamber of dishwasher to prevent spots and/or residue. Add several drops of favorite essential oil (naturally antiseptic tea tree oil is an excellent choice) as an optional finishing touch.