Anything that can be eaten should be safe for use on skin. Simple all natural homemade therapeutic bath salts are nourishing for the skin. After taking a bath, your skin will feel so soft and smooth. Baths don’t have to be just for relaxation, but can aid in many more ways when used with salts and essential oils. Below I have provided the uses for each essential oil to help guide you in making the best bath salts.
Homemade Therapeutic Bath Salts
Ingredients for homemade therapeutic bath salts
Directions How to make homemade therapeutic bath salts
2. Scoop the salt mixture into the small containers.
3. Add 5 – 6 drops essential oils and place the lid back on and shake to make therapeutic bath salts. Simply add the entire tin to a full bath of water and enjoy. Listed below are four popular essential oils found in the Young Living essential oils starter pack.
Essential Oils Uses
Peppermint essential oil is a great pick me up for added energy. After a long day and there are still another function to attend, peppermint bath salts will help give a lift to enjoy what comes next.
Lavender essential oil is best for after a long hard day and need to just relax. I can think of many reasons every one needs a little lavender in therapeutic bath salts. Usually they are small little ones who call you mom.
PanAway essential oil is a special blend to aid sore and achy muscles after a workout. Pour these therapeutic bath salts in after a hard workout or long run to ease sore muscle pain. (do not eat this one, oils used are not meant to be ingested)
Citrus Fresh essential oil blend will help provide metal focus. Use before a big meeting or getting started on a large project to focus energy to get the job done.
Best Place to Get Materials
I found these little tin containers at a local hobby store. You can purchase them here. Tins are better for the bathroom, since they are durable and will not break like glass. These can even be packed for travel. Since bath salts are not a liquid, they can easily be packed in a suitcase. Learn the basics of how salts help skin stay softer by reading how to make bath salts using sea salt and Epsom salt. My Essential Oils starter guide gives information on how to get essential oils at a discount.
Who wouldn’t want to receive this as a gift? Homemade therapeutic bath salts make a perfect gift idea for any mother, teacher, father or just about anyone. A perfect gift set with four different reasons to use them.
Please test a small amount on your skin to ensure there is no allergic reaction to the essential oils.
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What would be your favorite bath salt to make?