Don’t you feel so relaxed after taking a bath using homemade bath salts? Here is a recipe using essential oils to try in your soak tonight.
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Easy Homemade Bath Salts Recipe with Lavender and Chamomile
There is something so soothing about the routine of filling up the bath. Getting the homemade bath salts recipe ready and filling the tub with warm water and inhaling the aroma of the essential oils.
Spending time in hot water also helped with inflammation, according to the study’s results. Bathers experienced an anti-inflammatory response in the body similar to what happens after people exercise according to U.K.’s National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine.
One thing that makes my bath experience with my homemade bath salts so heavenly is my bath pillow. I looked all over for the perfect bath pillow. I didn’t want a plastic pillow, and I wanted one that would support my neck in our large bathtub.
One thing I love so much about using the herbs in the tea bags, is you get the benefits of using fresh herbs without all the mess when you let the water out. So easy to clean up when it’s just in a tea bag!
Beyond its skin-healing powers, lavender essential oil also has also anti-anxiety effects and decreases premenstrual emotional symptoms. Take a bath with oils to aid sleep, promote relaxation, manage stress and lift the mood.
Benefits of epsom salts
Epsom salts are a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate with many health benefits as well as many beauty, household, and gardening-related uses.
The health benefits of epsom salt include:
- Eases stress and relaxes the body
- Relieves pain and muscle cramps
- Helps muscles and nerves function properly
- Helps prevent hardening of arteries and blood clots
- Makes insulin more effective
- Relieves constipation
- Eliminates toxins from the body
Read more about epsom salt benefits at Saltworks
Benefits of Sea Salt Baths
According to the Saltworks company, bathing in Dead Sea salt may be particularly beneficial because it contains an array of minerals that include potassium, which helps to balance skin moisture; bromides, which reduce muscle pain and stiffness; and sodium, which improves the circulation of lymphatic fluid.
Easy Bath Salts Recipe with Lavender and Chamomile
- 1 cup Epsom salt
- 1 cup Sea salt
- Chamomile flowers (dried)
- Lavender buds, optional
- 20-30 drops Joy or Citrus essential oil
- Fabric or non-paper tea bags, tea balls, organza sacks
- In a large bowl mix salts.
- To the salt, add the dried flowers and oil.
- Add a spoonful of the mixture to the tea bag.
- While running bath, throw in the tea bag and let steep while you are soaking!