If more alkalinity was needed, then borax , sodium metaborate, sodium carbonate, or even lye were used.
Use natural, unscented laundry soap and add borax , washing soda or baking soda as a water softener.
One member created an alternative cement for the concrete floor of our sauna, using fly ash (from coal burning plants, not waste dumps!), citric acid, lye, and borax .
Elzbieta has to trim the spoiled sausages, which have been treated with borax and glycerine, as well as trim meat that has fallen on the rat-infested floor.
In what may gone down as the ‘Big Pig Borax Bust’, 16 slaughterhouses processing pork meat were raided this week for operating outside of prescribed hours and using too much borax as a chemical preservative.
After the 1870s, gold was discovered in the surrounding mountains, and borax deposits were found in the valley.
To remove stains from clothing, try soaking fabrics in water mixed with borax , lemon juice, hydrogen peroxide, washing soda, or white vinegar.
By the end of the nineteenth century Chile was producing 50 percent of the world's borax .
He crushed the mineral and then fused half of it with borax in a platinum crucible.
The abnormal levels of borax and formalin for example have brought about concern for public safety.