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Making ivy laundry detergent!
Im reducing it to make it easier to store and to hopefully get more cleaning power out of it

@tty ivy leaves are really roch in saponins. The same thing in soapnuts
Its a type of molecule called a surfactant where one end of the molecule is hydrophobic and the other is hydrlphillic. So it can dissolve oil in water to get it out of clothes
They also cause the liquid to foam more. Although idk the chemistry behind it

@sunflower_avenue aaah that's so cool sun! is there a recipe you followed? i'm curious to try this

@tty i basically just grab a whole bunch of ovy leaves, rinse them off, roughly chop them up, cover them with water, boil it for bit and then strain off and sve the liquid

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