This stuff is amazing.,I do hand washes. I put the clothes in a 5 gallon bucket, add the liquid soapnut soap, and start moving the water with a plunger like device called a "mobile washer" (from Amazon). The first plunge turns the water opaque from the dirt that's been released. Very satisfying. Plus, because there is little or no foaming, I can *zap* dirtier clothes with a double dose of detergent, and not have suds everywhere.