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How to whiten laundry, natural remedies


How to whiten laundry: from vinegar to baking soda, here are some grandma's tricks to restore shine to yellowed white garments linked to both sweating and incorrect washing.

To those of us that has never happened: observe a garment that was originally white and note, instead, a yellowish color.
When it comes only to halos, yellow is often linked to sweating. Sweat stains are typically located in the underarm area or behind the back.

In case of uniform yellow or no longer bright white, the causes are to be found in incorrect washing or too aggressive detergents that tend to wear out the fabrics. Fortunately, we don't necessarily have to resort to industrial whitening products, which among other things are often loaded with aggressive chemicals; mother nature is also a precious ally to whiten clothes Thanks to some natural do-it-yourself remedies it is possible to recover the bright appearance of your garments, spending almost zero and doing the environment a favor at the same time.

How to whiten laundry, natural remedies

Whitener with lemon and salt

Against sweat stains in the armpit and neck area, you can prepare the following DIY whitener

Ingredients

  • 60 grams of neutral detergent
  • 2 liters of water
  • 3 lemons
  • 10 grams of salt

Preparation

  1. Boil the water in a container then add the detergent, lemon juice and salt
  2. Immerse the garment in the solution and let it soak for about an hour
  3. After the time has elapsed, rinse with plenty of water and leave to dry in the shade.

Whitening with hydrogen peroxide

This remedy is particularly suitable for bleaching woolen garments and other delicate fabrics. It is recommended to use a mild neutral detergent to avoid damaging the garment. The article "Alternative uses of hydrogen peroxide" may be of interest

Ingredients

  • 60 grams of neutral detergent
  • 2 liters of water
  • 60 grams of hydrogen peroxide

Preparation

  1. Dilute the detergent in the water then add the hydrogen peroxide
  2. Soak the garment for 30 minutes then rinse.

Whitening with cold milk

To recover the natural whiteness of tablecloths and sheets, we can apply cold milk. It makes the garment soft and gives shine. For the procedure, just put the whites in a container with the cold milk and leave to soak for about two hours. Wash the garment as usual. The operation can be repeated in the event of an unsatisfactory result.

Whitening with white vinegar

White vinegar is not only effective against difficult stains, it also has a softening effect.
Ingredients

  • 125ml of white vinegar
  • 1 liter of water

Preparation

Dilute the white vinegar in the water and leave the garment to soak for about an hour. In case of sweat stain, apply the vinegar directly and rub with a little soap.

Whitening with baking soda and lemon

Against difficult stains that form in the armpit area of ​​white blouses, we can make a thick paste based on baking soda and lemon. And speaking of bicarbonate: are you interested in discovering the thousand uses of this extraordinary product at home? We recommend reading the article "A thousand uses of baking soda at home"

Ingredients

  • 10 grams of baking soda (10 g)
  • ½ lemon

Preparation

  1. Sprinkle the baking soda on the stains and then rub with half a lemon
  2. Leave on for 15 minutes and then rinse with warm water

Whitener with lemon slices

To restore shine to your favorite whites, we can take advantage of the cleansing qualities of lemon.

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons
  • 1 liter of water

Preparation

  1. Cut the lemon into slices and put the pieces in a container with boiling water.
  2. Immerse the garment you want to whiten and leave it to act for about an hour
  3. Wash the garment as usual and hang out in an area away from the sun's rays


Video: My Miracle Laundry Whitening Solution (July 2021).