This lavender and chamomile aromatherapy bath oil recipe (plus some much needed self-care) may just save lives!
When your nerves are stretched to the limit, fill the tub, lock the door and give yourself a 'time out' with this soothing aromatherapy bath recipe.
Lavender and chamomile bath and body fragrance oils calm your nerves, while clary sage, cypress and geranium are natural balancers (actually, so is lavender!) These sweet homemade bath products are good for both PMS and menopause.
Combine all the ingredients in a dark glass or PET plastic bottle. Store it in a cool, dark place (not your bathroom cabinet - it's too warm and humid.)
To use your aromatherapy bath oil, pour about a tablespoon into the bath after you've finished running the water. Click here for tips on how to take a perfect aromatherapy bath.
There's so much more to essential oils than meets the eye. Their
molecules are so tiny that they absorb deep into your body in a matter
If the essential oil you buy is filled with additives (to "stretch"
the scent) and fragrance boosters, those potentially harmful ingredients
are also absorbed straight into your body. Not ideal!
For instance, my mom and I get instant headaches with most kinds of
lavender oil. That's because of the extra "lavender" scent that's added
to make it smell stronger. But when it's pure lavender - nothing else -
I've used many brands over the last 12 years or so and what I know
for sure is, you get what you pay for. So I recommend buying the highest
quality essential oils you can afford.
Here's how I break it out...
Now that you've got the hang of it (not hard!) why not try some of these other soothing bath oil recipes... Or check out this quick trick for using your bath and body oils to get super smooth, soft skin.
Want to find more recipes with lavender in them? Use the Search Box below.
Simply type in "lavender" (without the quotes) and hit Search. Every page on this website that includes the word Lavender will pop up. Poke through them and decide which recipe to try next.
(By the way, you could also do this using the words "PMS" or "menopause" if you're looking for aromatherapy recipes to help settle your hormones.)