Fabulous Free Bath Salt Recipes

Yummy recipes for scented bath salts... bath-time bliss!

Use these sweet aromatherapy bath salt recipes to get the restorative powers of hot mineral springs...

... Right in your very own bathroom. Steamy!

Bath salts are the most cleansing and restorative of all the aromatherapy bath recipes. Adding essential oils to your bath salt recipes has several natural healthful benefits:

Deeply relaxes tight muscles. Helps relieve pain by reducing inflammation. Reduces stress, soothes your nerves and recharges your system.

Stimulates gentle detoxification. Softens your skin. Click here to learn more about different types of salt.

Use bath salt recipes when you're feeling particularly icky or sick. They'll help ease your achy muscles and joints, relieve your tight chest, cough and sniffles, and they'll give you a nice boost of energy.

Click here for more aromatherapy remedies for colds, pain and stress.

Homemade Bath Salts Quick Trick

For a quick and easy 'cheat' try this: Add a cup or two of Epsom Salts to your hot running bath water, then pour in a tablespoon of your favorite aromatherapy bath oil just before you climb in. Piece of cake!

Or for an even easier cheat, get bath salts at the click of a button! Check out bath salts at Amazon.com.

Bath Salt Recipes

Click on the links below to go to some soothing, restorative recipes for scented bath salts... They're amazingly quick and easy to make! Or click here for tips on how to make your bath magical.

Eucalyptus Epsom Salt Bath
Make this refreshing Epsom Salt bath recipe with eucalyptus and rosemary to help relieve your tired, achy muscles, revive your energy and clear your mind. A great pick-me-up!

Lavender Bubble Bath Salts
Make this warming, relaxing essential oil bath salt recipe to take the edge off those sore, achy muscles and that cranky mood. Liquid comfort to help you sleep.

Silk n' Spice Bath Salts
Spice up your night with these earthy, exotic and deeply delicious bath salts. Make this aphrodisiac aromatherapy recipe and warm up from the inside out.

Summer Rose Bath Salts
Calming, relaxing and sensuous, this sweet floral recipe takes you away from it all. Good for stress, PMS and menopause.

Tension Tamer Bath Salts
Tension and stress melt away as these uplifting bath salts help balance your nervous system (and your mood swings.) Good for depression.

Cool Stuff to Know About Salt

Salt is mass-produced by evaporation of seawater or salt lakes, and also by mining rock salt.

Our bodies need salt in order to function properly. Salt helps regulate the electrical charges within our cells. It helps us absorb potassium. It helps our bodies get rid of carbon dioxide, it regulates body fluid levels and it's essential component of digestive acids. We can't survive without it, in fact.

Minerals from salt are absorbed through the skin, so when you use them in a bath, your body uses the nutrients they provide. That's what provides the therapeutic effect and makes them so good for you!

Dead Sea Salt

  • One of the best types of salt for bath salt recipes.
  • Extremely rich in minerals and trace elements.
  • Highly therapeutic and rejuvenating.
  • Good for arthritis and muscle pain.
  • Helps reduce tension and increase relaxation.
  • Good for eczema and psoriasis. Gives you silky smooth skin.
  • Buy Dead Sea salt.

Epsom Salt

  • Also an excellent salt for bath salt recipes.
  • Made primarily of magnesium and sulfates rather than sodium and chloride like other types of salt.
  • Eases pain by reducing swelling and inflammation.
  • Softens and exfoliates the skin.
  • Helps detoxify the body.
  • Reduces tension, sedates the nervous system and relaxes muscles.
  • Buy epsom salt.

Himalayan Pink Salt

  • The most restorative (but also most expensive, of course!) choice for bath salt recipes.
  • Mined from the Himalayan mountains (actually, this type of salt is also found in other mountains like Hawaii and others.)
  • Said to be the purest form of salt available.
  • Has an extremely high mineral content with over 84 minerals and trace elements; its color is the result of its high mineral and iron content.
  • Good for skin rashes, eczema, psoriasis and herpes.
  • Eases pain by reducing swelling and inflammation.
  • Helps lower blood pressure.
  • Helps detoxify the body.
  • Reduces tension, sedates the nervous system and relaxes muscles.
  • Buy Himalayan pink salt.

Sea Salt

  • Harvested from the ocean and dried by the sun.
  • Contains trace amounts of minerals including iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc and iodine.
  • Buy sea salt.

Table Salt

  • Highly refined.
  • Often mixed with a tiny amount of iodine, which is added to prevent iodine deficiency illnesses.
  • Trace minerals are usually removed during the refining process, so this is the least therapeutic of all types of salt.
  • Find it at your supermarket.

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