Home > Eco-Friendly > Laundry > Lehman's Laundry Soap Nuts
Lehman's Laundry Soap Nuts
View Larger Image

Lehman's Laundry Soap Nuts

Currently Unavailable
They sounded too good to be true, so we put these little "nuts" to the ultimate test: a local dairy farmer's grimy work clothes. Incredibly, soap nuts got them cleaner than anything else his wife tried. The dried fruit from the Asian Soapberry tree, soap nuts produce saponin, a biodegradable, hypoallergenic and extremely effective detergent that leaves clothes clean, fresh and soft. Nothing else is needed - not even fabric softener.

  • 12-oz bag does up to 120 loads
  • Less than 17¢ a load!
  • Also great for dishwashing and general cleaning (make liquid soap with the included recipe)
  • Virtually fragrance-free
  • Comes with 2 reusable fabric bags - just put soap nuts in the bag and toss the whole thing in the wash
  • For front load machines make a liquid soap from the nuts  
  • Packaged in the USA

Note: Use 3 nuts per load, up to 3 times. Soap nuts work best in warm water, since warmth releases the saponin.

Lehman's Laundry Soap Nuts

They sounded too good to be true, so we put these little "nuts" to the ultimate test: a local dairy farmer's grimy work clothes. Incredibly, soap nuts got them cleaner than anything else his wife tried. The dried fruit from the Asian Soapberry tree, soap nuts produce saponin, a biodegradable, hypoallergenic and extremely effective detergent that leaves clothes clean, fresh and soft. Nothing else is needed - not even fabric softener.<p></p><ul> <li>12-oz bag does up to 120 loads</li> <li>Less than 17¢ a load! </li> <li>Also great for dishwashing and general cleaning (make liquid soap with the included recipe)</li> <li>Virtually fragrance-free</li> <li>Comes with 2 reusable fabric bags - just put soap nuts in the bag and toss the whole thing in the wash</li> <li>For front load machines make a liquid soap from the nuts   </li> <li>Packaged in the USA</li></ul><p><strong><em>Note: Use 3 nuts per load, up to 3 times. Soap nuts work best in warm water, since warmth releases the saponin.</em></strong></p>laundry, soapnuts, soapnut, nut, soap berries, soap it nuts, soap nuts, laundry soap, natural soap, organic laundry soap,
LEHMAN'S LAUNDRY SOAP NUTS DESCRIPTION
"Love these! My son has severe contact allergies and this soap is the only one so far that doesn't affect his skin! We've tried all the regular name brand and even generic soaps that are supposed to be perfect for sensitive skin but he breaks out in hives. These soap nuts??? What on earth??? Fantastic!" --A Satisfied Lehman's Customer

"The Laundry Soap Nuts not only clean my clothing but also leave garments soft. I highly recommend this product for anyone with soap allergies or severely dry skin. It really works!" --JoAnne


Customer Reviews of Lehman's Laundry Soap Nuts
Product Rating: 4.5 out of 5.0(28 reviews)
Showing comments 1-10 of 28 (Next 10)
- 9/25/2009
said: Sarah
"I have recently tried these Soap Nuts. They do a good job. It's odd to see a SUDSLESS wash...but it does seem to clean the clothes without leaving any scent or residue. They are not miracle workers...you still have to prespot grease and heavy stains just like you do with any traditional detergent. But they are inexpensive, natural and seem to work well!"
Was this comment helpful? yes no (2 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 10/16/2009
said: Anna Caudle
"First off Ive got to say I LOVE Lehmans!!! When I saw these soap it nuts in the catalog it all sounded too interesting so I had to give them a try. The day they came in my husband had been under the house to repair some plumbing lines and he came back in the house covered with that Oklahoma red dirt that never comes out of clothes. So the nuts got put to the test. Put a few of the nuts in the bag, dropped them into my non electric washer (also from Lehmans) and UNBELIEVABLE..the clothes came out so clean. There was NO Oklahoma red dirt,nothing but clean. I was amazed and I WILL BE BUYING MORE of these nuts. THANK YOU LEHMANS.."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (2 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 10/29/2009
said: Becky
"I was disapointed with the soap nuts. My clothes came out dull and still smelling dirty. I really like the idea of natural soap, but they just didn't work for me. I still love the Lehman's catalog, though,(it is our family's "wishbook") and they're customer service is great!"
Was this comment helpful? yes no (1 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 11/30/2009
said: Michele
"I bought these because my daughter has terrible eczema and I was hoping to alleviate her problem. I am very impressed with their ability to clean. Even the dirty socks from the girls working at the barn were completely clean with no soapy residue! I have seen only a mild difference with her eczema though, but it has only been 2 weeks and not everything has gone through with the soapnuts yet. I plan to continue using them."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (2 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 12/24/2009
said: Yvonne
"I bought these for my son who would be a survivalist in my opinion. He loved them! The clothes came out clean, no residue and no chemical smells like your commercial products! I would recommend these to any one. Just follow the directions and you will have great results."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (2 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 1/24/2010
said: Marianne
"I was skeptical, but I bought them out of curiosity. Boy, do these work great! My husband's dirty jeans came out cleaner than when I used the commercial products. The only thing I would advise is this: If you are used to a "fabric softener" smell, add a little fabric softener. You don't need the fabric softener because the clothes come out of the dryer nice and fluffy with no static cling! I am a definite "convert" and will continue to use them."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (3 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 1/27/2010
said: Donna
"I have been using soap nuts for several months with great results. They work better than anything else I have tried on my husband's very dirty barn clothes. I have a high efficiency washer so I only use one or two soap nuts in the bag when using warm or hot water. If washing clothes in cold water I make the liquid as recommended on the package. To finish off the load of laundry I use a cup of vinegar in the rinse cycle instead of fabric softener."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (4 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 2/12/2010
said: Conni
"So far so good, I've only used them a few times but they seem to do a great job and I love that they are natural. I've been using detergents and fabric softeners that are "free" of allergy causing agents, but I wasn't completely convinced. I found information that recommends using washing soda for extra cleaning power for really dirty or greasy clothes & since there are no whiteners in the soap nuts, they recommend oxyclean if the whites look dull."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (4 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 3/22/2010
said: Sarah
"Very impressed after first use! Got my 4-year-old's t-shirt, covered with spaghetti sauce and unwashed for several days, COMPLETELY CLEAN. And, no strong detergent smell. I'm raving about these little nuts now!"
Was this comment helpful? yes no (4 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

- 3/26/2010
said: Emma Jane Zelch
"I simply love using the Laundry Soap Nuts! With lots of boys at home I knew they would put this item to the test. Their clothes came out clean and look great. I don't believe I will buy traditional laundry soap ever again...."
Was this comment helpful? yes no (3 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not)

Showing comments 1-10 of 28 (Next) Click Here to see all comments