Wondering how to create bath salts recipes? Here is a simple recipe that will relax and soothe you in your next bath with four different combinations to suit your individual needs.
Salt mixture – In order to create the salt mixture, you need to add some water and some pure essential oils to a clean glass jar and pour in the salt. You will need a cup of sandalwood, lavender, peppermint, or clove of garlic. Once you have added the salts to the jar, put it on a burner until the mixture begins to boil.
Allow it to boil for a couple of minutes, then add some clean, warm water. The boiling water will soothe your skin and help dilute the mixture. After the water has been added, you should allow the mixture to sit for a while before you add it to your bath. It is recommended that you leave it in overnight, however, it can be a bit messy.
Rosemary bath salt recipes – Rosemary contains natural ingredients that can help soothe irritated muscles and heal minor cuts and scrapes. This is a wonderful ingredient, especially when combined with the other ingredients in this recipe, to relieve the discomfort from your regular bath.
Combine three tablespoons of Rosemary, one tablespoon of olive oil, and one tablespoon of freshly ground black pepper, mix them thoroughly. Then add the mixture to your bath, let it sit in the bath for half an hour, then wash off with warm water.
Peppermint bath salt recipes – Peppermint has long been used in traditional medicine as a strong antiseptic. Peppermint tea can also be used to soothe sore muscles and ease the symptoms of minor cuts and scrapes. Combine one tablespoon of peppermint with one tablespoon of fresh lavender, mix them in a small glass jar, add the mixture to your bath and leave it in for half an hour, then wash off with hot water.
Lavender essential oil – Lavender has a calming effect and is also known to provide relief from anxiety, stress, and depression. It can also relax the mind and body, so if you are feeling particularly anxious you may want to use the lavender essential oil in your bath salt recipe.
To use your bath salts recipe, pour the salt mixture into a glass bath and add a few drops of lavender essential oil to the bath. You will need one cup of hot water, a quarter of a teaspoon of honey, and about a teaspoon of dried lavender leaves. Leave it in the bath for ten minutes before you rinse it off and take a warm shower.
Hot Soap – One of the best things about using your homemade salt in your soap is that you don't have to worry about harsh chemicals being used. All you need to do is combine about two tablespoons of Rosemary and one tablespoon of peppermint in a glass jar with one teaspoon of olive oil. Then add one tablespoon of Castor or olive oil and two cups of warm water to the mixture, stirring constantly. Add three or four drops of essential oil (such as lavender or eucalyptus) to the mix to give your soap a distinctive scent.
Allow the mixture to sit for about 30 minutes, then add about two tablespoons of Castor or olive oil and one tablespoon of honey. to the mixture, stir again, and let it sit overnight. and rinse the mixture off in a warm shower. The result will be a soap that is very similar to commercial soaps but without the expensive price tag.
Just a Few Drops of Lavender Essential Oil – You can also use Rosemary essential oil as a soothing agent to soothe irritated skin after a shower. Mix a couple of drops of Rosemary oil with about one-eighth of a cup of pure olive oil, then add about one-half cup of pure lavender essential oil to your bath water.
After an hour, add the mixture to a couple of cups of warm water and then add the essential oil (in this case you will need about two or three drops). Allow the mixture to sit, let it sit, and then rinse off with warm water.