It has been proven that the chemical content of the commercial fabric softeners available in the market are extremely harmful. Especially the ingredients like ‘quats’ (quaternary ammonium compounds), toxic compounds like phthalates, synthetic musks, etc. are dangerous! Prolonged use of these products might prove to be harmful. These are not merely carcinogenic but are also hormone disruptors, or even assist in developing antibiotic resistance in the body.
Many modern washing machines have a dispenser where you can add liquid fabric softener to the load of laundry automatically on the final rinse. Some brands of washing powder have fabric conditioning mixed in which is claimed to save money when compared to buying ordinary washing powder and fabric softener separately. Instead of buying liquid fabric softener you can make your own which is all natural.
On the next page discover how to make homemade Rosemary mint fabric softer.