Come back to your happy place with this uplifting orange & lavender aromatherapy bath salt recipe.
Nerves, tension and stress melt away as these relaxing homemade bath salts balance your nervous system (and your mood swings.)
Bergamot and sweet orange are extensively used in aromatherapy for depression because they lift mood and ease tension, stress, anxiety, fear and anger.
Lavender soothes and calms the nerves, relieving tension, panic and nervous exhaustion.
This recipe for making bath salts is also good for oily, acne-prone skin because it cleanses skin, reduces oil production and gently heals blemished skin. Click here for more on aromatherapy for acne.
2 cups Epsom Salt OR Dead Sea Salt
1 cup Sea Salt
1/2 cup Baking Soda
6 drops Bergamot essential oil
6 drops Sweet Orange essential oil
3 drops Lavender essential oil
Optional: 6 drops red, 4 drops yellow food coloring
You can find Epsom salt at your local pharmacy, and your MIGHT be able to find Dead Sea salt at a health food store. I've found online shopping to be the most cost-effective (not to mention efficient!) choice.
My favorite supplier for aromatherapy recipe ingredients is Mountain Rose Herbs. They have great products at reasonable prices, and their staff is friendly and helpful. Here's some quick links to the ingredients you'll need for this recipe...
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(By the way, don't assume that only recipes with lavender in them are good for stress relief. There's lots of other essential oils that are super stress reducers!)