Hi: How did your laundry detergent turn out and how much did you put in a wash load? I made my own about a month ago and it didn't work very well. The recipe called for half of everything you put into yours except for no Oxyclean and 1 Fels Naptha soap instead of Lever. And it also said use 5 gals of water. THEN after 24 hrs you were suppose to fill a empty detergent bottle half way with water and half with mixture and shake. Use 1/2 cup p/load in top loading machine. I still could not get a fragrant smell to the wash load even after putting orange essential oil in. We have very soft water here too so that is no problem. I'm interested in trying yours.