Welcome to: Bath Recipes – Salts, Bath Bombs, Oils
After a frigid afternoon or a high-stress day at work, nothing beats a warm bath to restore both your body and mind. But instead of sitting in a boring tub with no frills, why not design an aromatherapy experience like no other by adding essential oils? Cue some soft music and get ready to relieve whatever ails you.
The practice of purifying baths is thousands of years old. We don’t know then this practice began, but cultures and religions around the world still use purifying baths. It isn’t necessary to travel to some exotic location or to be dunked in the local river or baptistery. You can make your own purifying bath right at home.
Christmas is coming , and surely there’s nothing sweeter than a handmade gift. Edibles are always well received , but if you’re anything like me you stuff yourself like a turkey in December anyway, so I thought I’d focus on a few, slightly more original, non edible gift ideas over the next few weeks- which naturally smell great too!
Foot baths are really easy to prepare and beneficial for simply relaxing or for helping all kinds of problems. You can use a foot bath machine or simply a large bowl and add water, a few ingredients from the kitchen and/or aromatherapy to aid your feet. Below you will find a few suggestions for different recipes to work on various foot ailments.
Bath bombs are a excellent accessory for making any bath time a pleasurable event. They are effortless to make since the substances can usually uncovered in your kitchen and do not call for much time to make. Some straightforward bath bomb recipes are as follows:
Herbal baths not only smell good, but also perform the important function of soothing and hydrating the skin, leaving it looking and feeling younger. Not to mention the broad range of health benefits.
As stay at home mothers, we spend almost all of our waking hours taking care of the children, cleaning the home, preparing meals and doing the family errands. When was the last time that you did something relaxing just for yourself? If you had to pause for a moment to think about your answer, then it has been too long.
If you have been neglecting yourself for the sake of everyone else in your life, I would like to suggest that you set aside 30 minutes of “me’ time for yourself every evening. During this ‘me’ time, you can take a nice bath and read a good book or magazine.
I would like to share a few homemade herbal milk bath recipes with you that only take a few minutes to prepare and are inexpensive to make.
Ever wonder what your grandmother (or great grandmother) did to make her bath extra special before the days of whirlpool tubs and Jacuzzis? If you ask her, she’ll probably tell you about bath salts and other lovely scented products that are easy and inexpensive to make.
Yield: 3-4 cups
- 1 cup – purified water
- 1 teaspoon – unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 cup – vegetable glycerine
- 1 cup – honey
I remember as a kid when my Great Aunt Grace would put some Epsom Salts in a dish pan, add really warm water and soak her feet because they hurt.
To most people, summer means fun in the sun, outdoor activities and vacations. But the flip side of summer is sunburn, overworked muscles and travel-related stress. Prepare for an active summer with a simple kit of natural aromatherapy solutions that can help protect you from summer’s hidden hazards and recover if you’ve overdone it.
If you’ve already made a basic bath salt, but you want to produce a more professional product, you’ll love these simple techniques. They’ll make your bath salts less “homebrew” and more spa-quality. Once you start using them, you will feel more confident giving your handmade bath salts as gifts or presenting them for sale at a store or craft fair.