Meet Savon de Marsaille

Gentle, pure and naturally anti-bacterial, Marseille soap is ideal for skin care and many other uses.

SOURCE: https://chateaudusavon.com/blogs/news/12-incredible-uses-of-savon-de-marseille-traditional-soap-cubes-and-slices

AS A POWERFUL STAIN REMOVER

Marseille soap can be used at home to clean your sofa, your rug or your tiled and stones floors. You can clean your kitchen counters, tubs or pretty much any surface in your home. Simply rub a Marseille soap on a damp cloth or sponge or even directly on the surface you want to treat, and rinse well. Marseille soap is also ideal to clean or degrease wall or floor tiles. To clean stone, use a brush soaked in water with Marseille soap. This technique can be use for anything from travertine, marble, granite, terra cotta, or even slate.

AS A CLEAN LAUNDRY DETERGENT

As a laundry detergent, Marseille soap contains no coloring or synthetic adjuvant, making it ideal for sensitive skins and delicate clothes. To remove a stain on a piece of clothing, rub the affected area with a barely damp Marseille soap to form a crust on the stain to treat. Let dry, then wash as you normally do. This technique can be used for stains such as: alcohol or beer, coffee chocolate, food and sauce stains, or lipstick and make up.

How to make Marseille soap laundry detergent recipe:

 You will need :

– A large saucepan

– 3 liters to 4 liters of boiling water

– 150 grams of Marseille soap, shredded or grated

– A cup of baking soda

Recipe:

Pour some baking soda and Marseille soap into the pot filled with boiling water.

Stir with a wooden spoon until the potion is well diluted.

Let cool and pour the laundry detergent in a sealed container.

Shake the mixture before each wash.

AS A GREEN (BIODEGRADABLE) DISHWASHING LIQUID

Mix well ½ cup of grated Marseille soap with warm water. To add fresh scent, add one or two drops of mint or lemon essential oils.

 AS A BEAUTY PRODUCT

Marseille soap can be used as a shower gel, shampoo or shaving soap. Its gentle formula soothes irritations and allergies, and can help in many cases of eczema or psoriasis when used a shower soap.

AS A JEWELLERY CLEANER

Fill a pan with hot water and then add 1 cup of grated Marseille soap. Let your jewelry pieces soak for 10 to 15 minutes, rubbing each piece a bit before rinsing with water. Dry it and shine-on!

AS AN ANTISEPTIC CLEANER

Insect bites, wounds and sun burns can be cleaned and treated with Marseille soap; simply rub some soap on the wound or insect bite, then rinse. To soothe a mild sunburn, apply the soap while simultaneously pouring cold water on the affected area.

AS A NATURAL MITE REPELLENT IN YOUR CLOSET

Simply attach a slice of soap on a rope in your closet to avoid the tiny creatures that swallow your favorite tees or cashmere sweaters. It works, really!

AS A DOG SHAMPOO

It cleans the coat very well without irritating. Always make sure to rinse well, especially in the paws area where soap could remain after rinsing. Marseille soap definitely gives a shine and spectacular lust to the coat.

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