Organic soapnuts provide a eco-friendly alternative to traditional laundry detergents. Sustainably harvested in India, the nuts contain natural saponins that provide excellent cleaning qualities. Simply place 5 to 7 nuts in the included washbag and use in your washing machine, or boil them in water to make a hypoallergenic liquid detergent. All-natural, certified organic and hypoallergenic. Color-safe and appropriate for use with all machine-washable fabrics including delicates. Package washes up to 55 loads using 5 to 7 nuts per load. Nuts are reusable up to three times. Suitable for use in top- and front-loading machines in water temparatures from 86deg.F to 194deg.F. Safe for septic tanks. Includes 8 oz. soapnuts, biodegradable cotton washbag and detailed instructions in a recyclable cardboard tube. 2-lb. refill bag of soap nuts sold separately. Unscented.