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Old 04-20-2008, 09:27 PM   #1
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TTO in laundry

Do you use tea tree oil regulerly in laundry or just when needed?

And when do you feel you NEED to use it?

How much do you use?

When do you put it in? the rinse or the main wash? With or without the detergent?

~I just did a load with maybe three drops and my dipes smell a little better but not totally. I wonder if I needed more...

Please share any advice on TTO use!

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Re: TTO in laundry

I use TTO in every load (when I have it) because I think it helps with the smell....I usually just do a quick pour, so maybe ~5 drops to the wash cycle along with my detergent.
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I use 4 drops once or twice a week. I add it to my hot wash cycle. So far it's keeping the diapers smelling good.
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Re: TTO in laundry

I use it in all my diaper loads and with my towels. I put it in with the soap on my hot wash, probably 6 drops or so for about 18 pockets and inserts.
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I add 4-5 drops in a downy ball with vinegar...and throw that in
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Does it make the laundry smell like TTO? I REALLY dont like that smell, lol. If not I'd be all over trying it on towels though!
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Re: TTO in laundry

I wonder too. That is why I used a few drops of sweet orange oil too. I still can smell a slight "funk" on the dipes but not as bad. I can't smell the TTO or the orange either so next itme I will add more to the wash cycle.
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Re: TTO in laundry

I can't smell it on my diapers at all. If you use too much you will though. The other night I wasn't being careful and put more in than I wanted to. I could smell it on the diapers, but it wasn't strong as right out of the bottle.
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Re: TTO in laundry

I usually put just 3-4 drops in with the hot wash with the detergent. Frequency depends on how smelly they are. Right now DD has yeast tho so it goes in every wash...or at least it did until dad put the whole bottle into the dryer with my dipes last week -_-....long story...
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Re: TTO in laundry

I put about 5 drops in my first cold delicate cycle. Then I do my regular hot wash with extra cold rinse. I have a Lavender/TTO mix so it makes the diapers and washing machine smell nice
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