You will need
  • Oxygen bleach, booster Laundry detergent, washing powder, ammonia, turpentine, potassium permanganate, hydrogen peroxide.
To whiten bed linen is possible with the help of modern means. In a bowl, pour hot water and add oxygen bleach. Soak the item in the solution overnight. In the morning rinse under running water and wash as usual. If you use the washing machine, add powder to a little powdered bleach or detergent booster.
To whiten linen, you can use traditional way — boiling. Put on the fire a large pot or bucket with water. Add detergent, put the bed linen and bring to a boil. Leave for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then remove the linen and rinse with plenty of water.
Before washing, soak bed linen in hot water with a few tablespoons of ammonia and turpentine. This way you can restore the whiteness of even very dirty underwear.
Wash bed linen in the usual way. Then pour it in a bucket of hot water, add a handful of washing powder and a bit of potassium permanganate to get a pale pink solution. Immerse linen and cover the bucket with cling film. Leave in this condition for 1 hour. After this time, rinse the linen in running water.
In the bowl of hot water add 10 tablespoons of washing powder, 2 tablespoons of ammonia and turpentine and mix thoroughly. Lower the bed linen in this solution, cover and leave for 10 hours. Then rinse in running water, wring and dry.
There is another way of whitening. In the bowl of hot water add 2 tablespoons of ammonia and 3% hydrogen peroxide. Soak the pre-washed bed linen for 30-40 minutes. Rinse the cloth in plenty of water.