Lye Calculator™

About the Lye Calculator™

How To EnterYour Own Recipe
How To Read the Lye Calculator Printout
Understanding Specific Gravity

Majestic Mountain Sage's Lye Calculator™ is a tool for soapmakers to create new soap recipes. The Lye Calculator™ will calculate the amount of lye (either sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide) required to convert the specified amount of fats and oils to soap. The Lye Calculator™ is provided free of charge, but it is copyrighted material and cannot be copied. The recipes that are generated are the intellectual property of the creator. Majestic Mountain Sage makes no claim on recipes, or resulting soap, that are created using the Lye Calculator™.

Recipe Title (optional) 
Created By (optional) 
Units of Measure
Lye Type 
Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)
Potassium Hydroxide (KOH)
NaOH / KOH Blend
Using Lye Solution % w/w
  If you are using a ready made lye solution, check the box above and enter the enter the strength of your solution. The solution strength needs to be measured as a percentage of lye weight to water weight (% w/w).
Sodium Lactate 
I want to use sodium lactate to make a firmer bar. Please give recommendations.
Include basic soapmaking instructions.
Liquid of Choice 

(water, milk, herbal tea, etc.)
Fillers, Fragrances & Notes 
Vegetable Oils Vegetable Oils Animal Fats
Acai Butter
Almond Butter, Sweet
Almond Oil, Sweet
Aloe Extract
Aloe Vera Butter
Apricot Kernel Oil
Argan Oil
Avocado Butter
Avocado Oil
Babassu Oil
Black Cumin Oil
Black Currant Oil
Black Seed Oil
Blueberry Butter
Borage Oil
Calendula Oil
Camelina Oil
Camellia Oil
Candelilla Wax
Canola Oil
Carnauba Wax
Carrot Oil
Castor Oil
Cherry Oil
Cocoa Butter
Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil Fractions
Coconut Oil, Virgin
Coffee Butter
Coffee Oil
Corn Oil
Cottonseed Oil
Cranberry Seed Oil
Cupuacu Butter
Evening Primrose Oil
Flax Seed Oil
Grapeseed Oil
Green Tea Butter
Hazelnut Oil
Hemp Butter
Hemp Oil
Illipe Butter
Jojoba Oil
Kokum Butter
Kukui Oil
Macadamia Butter
Macadamia Nut Oil
Mango Butter
Mango Oil
Meadowfoam Oil
Mowrah Butter
Neem Oil
Oat Oil
Olive Butter
Olive Oil
Orange Butter
Palm Kernel Oil
Palm Oil
Passion Fruit Seed Oil
Peach Kernel Oil
Peanut Oil
Pecan Oil
Pistachio Nut Oil
Poppy Seed Oil
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Red Raspberry Seed Oil
Rice Bran Oil
Rose Hip Oil
Safflower Oil
Sal Butter
Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil
Sesame Oil
Shea Butter
Shea Oil
Soybean Oil
Soy Wax
Stearic Acid
Sunflower Oil
Tamanu Oil
Walnut Oil
Watermelon Seed Oil
Wheat Germ Oil
Emu Oil
Goat Fat
Mink Oil
Neats Foot Oil

Aloe Vera Oil Usage

Monoi de Tahiti Usage

Shortening Usage

Oil Blends
Lanolin Lip Solutions
Mango Butter Lip Solutions
Shea Butter Lip Solutions
Soy Lip Solutions - Extra Firm
Vegan Lip Solutions