Automatic Dishwasher Detergent

Written by Lee on . Posted in Cleaning Recipes

  • 1/2 cup liquid plant or animal fat based soap
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 4 drops tea tree oil
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar

Mix together soap, water, lemon, tea tree and vinegar
Pour into squeeze bottle. 
Use 1 TBS per wash
2 TBS baking soda can also be sprinkled over dirty dishes to absorb odors

Comments (4)

  • Norella


    Can you suggest a good liquid soap for this recipe. I’m having difficulties finding just a plain liquid soap. I can find liquid dishwash soap (not suitable for dishwashers) or liquid hand soap at my local organic store.


    • lee


      Liquid Castille soap is good.


  • Lisa


    Hi Lee

    I was just about to ask which soap myself then saw the above comment. I used liquid castille soap in the recipe but I am not getting very good cleaning results. Particularly with the glasses and cutlery. Any ideas.

    Many thanks



  • Lisa


    Hi again

    Forgot to ask where you buy distilled vinegar. I used normal white vinegar. Would this be the cause of the poor result. I wouldn’t have thought so ???




Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


  • Today at Supercharged Food HQ were talking about seasonal allergies
  • C O M P E T I T I O
  • Super easy dinner for six Lemon and herb roasted chicken
  • Picking the fresh produce for my cooking class aroharetreats in
  • Its a wrap! Garden fresh flaxseed salad wraps aroharetreats superchargedfood
  • Teaching yoga as the snowflakes  fall aroharetreats superchargedfood winterwonderland



Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers:

Free supercharged recipes delivered to your inbox!

When you register for our newsletter you'll also receive a FREE gut health recipe ebook.