Epsom salt is an organic and inexpensive way to reduce tension and stress. Epsom salt’s relaxing properties can be attributed to its high levels of magnesium. Epsom salt is inexpensive, always available at pharmacies or in the healthcare aisles, and easily mixed with essential oils, making it a great bath salt. If you have been feeling the need for a “spa” day to relax and de-stress, try some of these DIY bath salt mixtures to pamper yourself.
Here are a few terms to familiarize yourself with when preparing DIY salt baths.
DIY Lavender Bath Salts
Lavender bath salts are prepared using equal proportions of Epsom salt, carrier oil, and lavender essential oils. Lavender essential oils are renowned for their relaxing and healing properties and can be especially beneficial in an Epsom salt bath.
DIY Rose Milk Bath Salts
Rose essential oils promote relaxation and tranquility. Rose essential oil is ideal for relieving depression and anxiety and is sometimes recommended to help cope with panic and anxiety attacks.
DIY Rosemary Bath Salts
Rosemary essential oil is also effective in helping you alleviate anxiety and de-stress.
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