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This is a discussion on Water purification within the General Prepper and Survival Talk forums, part of the Survivalist, Prepper, Bushcrafter, Forest Rangers category; Originally Posted by IngaLisa I make soap too and was wondering how to make lye if I can't get it any more. You just solved ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by IngaLisa View Post
    I make soap too and was wondering how to make lye if I can't get it any more. You just solved my problem. I am wondering about tallow though, I only have small animals, I guess saving tallow will take a while? I suppose I should look at candle making too. :/ Thanks for the information!
    Just a FYI the ashes need to be from hardwood not pine.
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    The ashes have to be white and not black too. Only the white ashes are used to make lye (or contain lye).
    Native Americans used the white ashes from their fires to turn the corn meal blue which makes it digestable for humans.




 

 
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