"I too am hooked on this laundry soap! I no longer use fabric softener or dryer sheets!"
Yvonne Schlote from our Facebook page
Our Pure Soap
Like all Herbaria products, Burano™ is free of detergents, synthetic fragrances, dyes, enzymes, and brighteners. Those common industrial chemicals can remain in fabrics and often cause skin irritation or allergies. Burano™ is made mostly of our unscented soap but may also contain remnants of various soap varieties. This leaves the bag of Burano™ with a light, barely perceptible scent.
Shreds dissolve easily in the wash.
Burano extends the life of your clothes and bedding. Wash delicates with Burano—sweaters, knits, jackets, comforters. It’s safe for washable wool, linen, cotton, silk, and synthetic fabrics.
"Love how fresh everything smells!"
Becky Springer from our Facebook page
"This wonderful product does not irritate sensitive skin (mine!) and gets the clothes wonderfully clean and soft. Could sense a big difference after one load of laundry."
Marilyn S. from Amazon
How To Use
In a high-efficiency (HE) washer, use 2 tablespoons of Burano. In a top loader, use a little more, about ¼ cup. Just toss in with the garments.
The 2.5 oz bag launders about 14 loads. Counts as .5 item toward Free Bar Offer.
The 16 oz (one pound) package launders about 90 loads. 1 item toward Free Bar Offer.
The 80 oz (five pounds) launders a whopping 340 loads. 5 items toward Free Bar Offer.
Estimates based on using 2 tablespoons per load. (Yes, that's all you need!)
In a recent price comparison (8/2021 on Walmart) of Tide Original HE Liquid Laundry Detergent 138 fl. ounces to a 1-pound bag of Burano, we calculate the load cost as $.187 for Tide, $.161 for Burano.
"Everything smells wonderful using this. Great for towels and sheets."
Claire Knapp Chosid from our Facebook page
Use Burano alone or combine it with baking soda, borax, or washing soda for enhanced cleaning. Ken swears by Burano with a half-cup each of baking soda and bottled lemon juice.
Remove Grease Stains
To remove stains from butter, peanut butter, and the like, try this: Scrape off any excess then apply rubbing alcohol (isopropyl) to the stain using a light, dabbing motion until the area is wet. Give the alcohol a few minutes to break down the oil, then rub the area with Burano or one of our untextured bar soaps. Work the soap into the stain and then rinse. Let the area air dry and make sure the stain is gone. If not, repeat the process. It works!
Burano is named for the lace-making island of Venice, Italy.
"Even a machine built for washing needs a wash sometimes." That's advice from a website that recommends cleaning your washer every three months. We've gone much longer than that, but it's not a bad idea.
These soap flakes have many uses beyond the laundry. Soak vegetables and fruits in a bowl of water with a few shreds of Burano. Wash rugs without fading their colors. Safely clean the children’s toys. Safe also for wood, leather, china. We could go on.
All this and biodegradable, too.
"I've been using Burano for several years and will never go back to commercial products. I had to substitute Tide once and could not stand the overwhelming smell. I had to rewash the clothes with Burano to get rid of the strong odor."
Ellen Leible, Chesterfield, MO
"For my high-efficiency front-loading washing machine, just one tablespoon of Burano gives wonderful results. The laundry is clean, fresh, and much softer than with my previous products. I have always resisted using fabric softeners. I have loads of laundry--kids, dogs, gardening."
Regine Nickel, Medford, NY
"We recommend hand washing our sweaters and garments in cold water and Burano. It’s what we use."
Nina Ganci, Skif International
St. Louis, MO
Lily and Leo splashed their way through the neighbor's puddle. No problem!
A few years later, and they're still at it!