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Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps: 18-in-1 Hemp Rose. Made with organic oils. No foaming agents. Enjoy 1 soap for 18 different uses! Guaranteed pure potassium castile soap & 100% vegetarian. Supermild Castile has outstanding water softening and cleansing powers preferable to harsh soap & defattening synthetics. It does not cut dirt but dissolves it. It is the mildest most pleasant soap you have ever used. Soap is made by saponifying a fat or oil with a strong alkali. A fat or oil is a triglyceride which means that three fatty acids of various carbon lengths are attached to a glycerine backbone. The strong alkali is either sodium (for bars) or potassium (for liquids) hydroxide. The saponification process is a simple one-step reaction with no waste generated: the glycerine is split off from the fatty acids and the fatty acids combine with the sodium or potassium to form soap while the hydroxide forms water. The result is soap glycerin and water (no alkali remains). Quality soap-making consists in great part in choosing the right proportions of the right oils with their different fatty acids. Most commercial soaps skimp on quality because of cost and use lots of tallow from beef fat with a little bit of coconut or palm kernel oil. Our unsurpassed soaps use olive hemp and palm oils instead of tallow and use three to four times more coconut oil than commercial soaps. Saponified coconut oil generates high-lather cleansing even in hard water because it has shorter-chain saturated fatty acids. Hemp olive and palm based soaps make a mild smooth creamy lather because these oils contain longer chain unsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Dr. Bronner's makes a higher quality soap in other ways as well. Unlike most commercial soapmakers who distill the glycerin out of their soaps to sell we retain it in our soap for its superb moisturizing qualities. We also superfat our soap with olive fatty acid which both ensures that there is no free alkali and lowers the pH making a milder smoother lather. We use rosemary extract and plant-derived vitamin antioxidants to protect freshness (the rosemary is effective at 0.005% so it contributes absolutely no scent). We do not add any chelating agents dyes whiteners or synthetic fragrances. We use only 100% pure high quality essential oils. Our liquid soaps are so concentrated that they are only a few percent away from being a solid which ecologically saves on packaging materials. They are a superb value costing less than less-concentrated inferior detergent body-wash "liquid soaps." Our soaps are most popular for at-home washing but they also are the choice when camping and hiking as our soaps are so biodegradable and nature-friendly. Dr. Bronner's soaps have spread by quality and word of mouth alone into virtually every health food store in the country. Unsolicited articles raving about our soaps have appeared in magazines and newspapers as diverse as Natural Health Outdoor Gear Vogue The Washington Post The Chicago Tribune The Associated Press The Wall Street Journal Parenting and New Age.
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8 out of 9(89%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
Review 1 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
Overall rating:
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5 / 5
Apollo2002
fromLos Angeles, CA
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Excellent product.
 March 22, 2013
"I was able to convince my teen age daughter to make the switch from chemical (inc. petroleum) based body cleansers to this healthier product. We all love the scent and how soft the body feels after our showers. Lathers very well."
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Review 2 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
ginamarie
fromCT
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
LOVE this stuff!
 July 30, 2012
"I use this soap all over my body, my face and even my hair! It smell so pretty and cleans well in a gentle way!"
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Review 3 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Shambala
fromplymouth, ma
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Great natural soap
 May 23, 2012
"This is a great product, with wholesome ingredients and real cleaning power, for many different uses.
Didn't personally care for the rose scent, next time will try another.
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Review 4 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
flowerfiend
so good
 June 20, 2010
"dr bronners is the best: natural, pure and gentle. i've tried many of the fragrances but the rose is my fave. so old-fashionedy smelling. this size container lasts FOREVER and is such a great value."
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Review 5 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
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9dogmom
fromVisalia, CA
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:61-180 days
Great multi use organic soap
 March 30, 2010
"I use this soap for everything from washing dishes to clothes, to cleaning carpets and it not only smells great but works well. From the mom of 9 rescue dogs."
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Review 6 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
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Rulee
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Worse Dr. Bonner Soap Ever
 September 21, 2009
"I've used the peppermint, almond and eucalyptus and love them. This one stinks. It is not rose scented."
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Review 7 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
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CollieFlower
fromWest Virginia
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Referral source:Other
Duration of use:Over 180 days
Love it
 March 2, 2009
"I use this shampoo for my laundry. We have really soft water here and I tried it one day and it works great. I have tried the other scents, as well, and love them, too"
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Review 8 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
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hopeithelps
fromflorida
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Referral source:Friend
Duration of use:Over 180 days
love it!
 November 29, 2008
"i feel this way about all dr bronner's soaps. i purchased a gallon of all that were offered. i use them for laundry, cleaning, dishes, anything. we live close to the land and it's nice to know i'm not polluting the land and still getting things clean and smell good too!"
+2points
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Ratings-only reviews for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Rose -- 128 fl oz
Based on 1 ratings-only review
Overall rating:
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5 / 5
1 out of 1 recommend this product