What Exactly Is Castile Soap? And How To Use It

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There has been a lot of attention recently on making sure you’re using environmentally friendly and non-toxic cleaning products and beauty supplies, and for that reason, many people have started turning to Castile soap. This unique soap can be used for everything from scrubbing toilets and killing ants to brushing your teeth and cleaning fruit, according to Castile soap maker Dr. Bronner’s website. Considering how versatile Castile soap is, we have to wonder, what the heck is it and how does it have so many different uses?

The product is an olive oil-based soap named after the Castile region of Spain, where the soap originated. It can be either bar soap made with sodium hydroxide or liquid soap made with potassium hydroxide. The soap is only made from vegetable oils and not animal ingredients, making it an environmentally-friendly choice and a great product for vegans.

Check out Dr. Bronner’s website for even more ways you can use Castile soap (washing dogs, aromatherapy, and the list goes on!). If you’re in the market for some more all-natural products, you might want to give this multipurpose, non-toxic, and biodegradable soap a try. Dr. Bronner’s Castile soap is available for purchase on Amazon.