Homemade Laundry Soap. Use this recipe, or try: throwing in one box of washing soda, one box of borax, one box of baking soda, one tub of sun oxygen cleaner, and two grated bars of either fels naptha or zote or Ivory. I do not premix it with water, I add 2 TBS per load to my top load washer. A couple drops of essential oil into the washer and volia! Clean clothes.