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How do you make soap without chemical?

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February 12, 2013 4:29PM

You cannot make soap without a chemical. You either need sodium hydroxide or lye. However, lye can be made from wood ash [but it takes a year].

There are plants in nature that have saponates in them, such as yucca, buckeye, soapnuts, soapwort, etc... Check with an herbalist in your area to see what grows locally.