Posted by Pat B! (18.104.22.168) on March 06, 2004 at 20:32:00:
In Reply to: making soap using seaweed posted by Mary on March 06, 2004 at 13:50:04:
Are they heavily basic? Or can they be made to be?
I don't think you can get the oils to saponify without a really strong base (high pH). You might get a material that cleans through something like a mechanical or abrasive process, but I don't know that it would properly be called "soap".
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