Homemade Bath Salts

Refreshing Rose and Herbal Foot Bath

Pamper your feet with homemade bath salts. A rose and herbal foot bath will refresh and soothe those tired feet within minutes. Take a few minutes from your busy day to prepare this soothing foot bath with the following recipe. It is very easy to make....

Homemade Bath Salts

This soothing soak, is made with rose petals, lavender blossoms and rosemary. It is wonderfully fragrant, and relaxing.

It will gently stimulate blood circulation and help recharge your feet after a long and demanding day. This scented bath recipe makes 2 (1 pint bottles) of homemade bath salts.

Important: You should use only organically grown rose petals, lavender blossoms, and rosemary leaves. Organic means: (pesticide and chemical free)

If you don't grow Lavender and Rosemary, you will find them available at your local Health food store, or use the link at the bottom of the page, for some wonderful organic bath salts ingredient products. 

What you will Need  

Ingredients For Homemade Bath Salts

  • 2 lbs. Epsom Salts
  • 5 fresh fragrant roses
  • 10 sprigs Rosemary
  • 10 sprigs lavender
  • 10 drops Lavender Oil

How to Make Scented Bath Salts Foot Bath

  • 1. Carefully remove petals from roses
  • 2. Gently remove Lavender Blossoms, and Rosemary leaves from sprigs
  • 3. Put Epson Salts in a non metallic bowl. Top with Rosemary, Lavender and Rose petals.
  • 4. Slowly drip the Lavender oil over ingredients.
  • 5. Carefully mix ingredients, stirring with a spoon (not a wooden spoon, it will absorb the lavender oil). Then rapidly stir to distribute evenly.
  • 6. Pour bath salts mixture into pretty glass bottles and seal tightly with stopper or tight fitting lid.

    Note You can replace the Lavender with Lemon Verbena, or add a few of your favorite Herbs. Small thyme leaves are a nice addition.

How to Use This Bath Soak

For one foot bath: Pour 3 tablespoons of bath salts into 1 quart of very hot water. Let mixture cool to desired temperature. Enjoy!

I love sharing these easy homemade recipes, I believe that natural homemade products are so.. much better for you. I hope you will try them!

This would make a lovely (in a jar gift)! A terrific Christmas gift to make. Choose an interesting shaped bottle, and tie a small note card to it with directions for use. Attach it to the bottle with a pretty ribbon. Add a soft wash cloth, and tie it all together with raffia, or put it in a gift basket.

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