Making your own bath salts comes down to just a few basic ingredients … items you probably already have in your pantry.

  • 2 cups kosher salt, dead sea salt or epsom salts (or a combination of these)
  • 15-30 drops of essential oilCombine these items in a bowl and mix thoroughly.  Pour into a pretty jar and use approximately 1/3 to ½ cup in your bath water. You can even add dried lavender flowers for additional scent.

Essential oil combinations can include:

  • lavendar oil (to relax)
  • spearmint oil & rosemary oil (to energize)
  • sweet orange oil & grapefruit oil (to invigorate)
  • eucalyptis oil & lavendar oil (to soothe muscles

(As with any essential oils, please read the labels.  If you have a sensitivity to essential oils, please consult your physician before using.)

Check out our other post on how to make your own Sugar and Olive Oil Hand Scrub.