This cleaner is a godsend for my patients with contact dermatitis from their detergent. It rinses out completely, leaving NO residue to irritate skin, and the clothes are soft without a chemical softener. You don’t need a softener because the scratchiness in clothes, towels etc. is from detergent residue build-up. I have found that if you use it every time you need less and less, apparently the former detergent residues are like ‘dirt’ and the Kūshe washes them out, but if I switch back and forth it takes more Kūshe to get a load clean, so now I just use the Kūshe. I also use white vinegar, 1/2 cup or so with it – the Kūshe seems to work best in an acid medium and you need less. Even my towels don’t have an odor when I wash them this way.
I can use the same detergent for towels as for lingerie or silk, so it simplifies my life!
It spot cleans well, if you put it on overnight it takes out most stains! Occasionally I still use a dab of bleach and then rinse it out before I wash the load and Kūshe is made not to suds a lot in a front loader.
Really great product, very safe, very effective, very non-toxic, no chemical odors etc. I really love it!