You can use Dr. Bronner’s soaps for washing your face, body, hands and hair, for bathing, shaving, brushing your teeth, rinsing fruit, aromatherapy, washing dishes by hand, doing laundry, mopping floors, all-purpose cleaning, washing windows, scrubbing toilets, washing dogs, controlling dust mites, and killing ants and aphids. Now, that’s eighteen uses right there, but customers have told us over time about many more uses they have found for our soaps. Let us know what else you use our soaps for!

All Uses At A Glance

Just give it a try and if you have more crazy uses, please don’t hesitate and share with us!


SHOWER GEL: For a unique shower experience, lather up a few drops of your favorite soap with some water and enjoy the wonderfully
velvety foam.




FACIAL CLEANSER: To invigorate tired skin, lather up a few drops of soap in your palms to create a fragrant, velvety foam. Wash face as usual.




HAND SOAP: For gentle, thorough cleaning, even if hands are washed frequently. Put a few drops of soap onto moistened hands, work into a lather, and then rinse off.




TRAVEL SHAMPOO: Ideal for travel, particularly for use outdoors: Wash hair as usual and rinse thoroughly. For longer hair, we recommend you use a conditioner.




LAUNDRY HANDWASH: For washing your clothes by hand while traveling and for washing your favorite delicates. Pour a few drops of soap into water, soak your laundry and, if needed, gently swirl through the water. Then rinse well.




HOUSEHOLD: Use our soap not only for you but also for your home – floor, window, kitchen, bathroom. Depending on use, dilute with warm water in the cleaning bucket.




PET SHAMPOO: Soak the fur of your four-legged friend with water and then vigorously shampoo with a few drops of Baby-Mild Pure-Castile Liquid Soap. Rinse thoroughly. Keep out of the eyes.




FOOTBATH: Treat yourself to a relaxing footbath after a tiring day. Add a few drops of soap to a bowl with warm water and soak your feet in it.




FRUIT & VEGGIE RINSE: Add just a few drops of soap to a bowl with water and place your produce in it. Then rinse under running water. We recommend the Baby-Mild Pure-Castile Liquid Soap.




PLANT SPRAY: Dilute a few drops of Lavender Pure-Castile Liquid Soap with water and add ½ tsp. cayenne pepper. Mix, pour into a spray bottle and spray plants with it.




INHALATION: Emanuel Bronner’s home remedy: Put a few drops of soap into a bowl of hot water. Cover head with a towel and breathe in and out.




STAIN REMOVER: Lather up just 1 to 2 drops
of soap on a sponge to carefully work the stain. Rinse with water until the stain is no longer visible.




DISHWASHING LIQUID: Squirt some soap on to a wet sponge and wash your dishes as usual. We recommend the Citrus-Orange scent.




TRAVEL TOOTHPASTE: Add 1 drop of Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Soap to your toothbrush and dip this in a glass of water. Then clean your teeth as usual.




MOUTHWASH: For a quick fix — just add 1-2 drops of Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Soap to ½ a glass of water and rinse your mouth with it.




RELAXING BATH: Fill your bathtub with water
heated to 35–38°C, and add two tbsp. of soap. For an extra touch of care, add 2 tbsp. of olive oil as well.




WET SHAVE: For wonderfully smooth skin, mix a few drops of soap with water and work into a lather. Apply the foam to the desired areas of the body and shave as usual.




BRUSH CLEANER: If used daily, clean cosmetic brushes 1x a week: Add 1 drop of soap to the wet brush, lather and rinse thoroughly.

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