Yes, don't need to rub your eyes. Soap nuts.
Two weeks ago I bought a sample of these for $2. I got a little muslin bag, and inside were 7-8 dried shells of
Using them is pretty easy - plunk your clothes in the washer, plunk the muslin bag in the load, run the washer. Intercept the muslin bag when you load the clothes in the dryer for use in the next load ... the hard part, because the muslin bag has hiding skills.
Clothes in the dryer (or hung) ... supposedly the clothes need no fabric softener. Whatever that is. !
I've really enjoyed using them. My clothes don't have any fragrance, they are clean (not that they get all that dirty) and feel soft ... although they still have some static when you pull them out of the dryer. Think I might get some more.
When they have given their all, the soap nuts can be composted.
Anybody else use them? For once, a cheap solution. (.25$/load)