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Therapeutic Mustard Herbal Bath Recipe

This Therapeutic Mustard Herbal Bath recipe uses dried mustard and fresh herbs for a soothing, aromatic bath you can experience in your own home.
By The Mother Earth Living staff

November/December 2001
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Try this Therapeutic Mustard Herbal Bath recipe for a relaxing bath experience.
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Learn how to make this Therapeutic Mustard Herbal Bath recipe for your next bath at home.

Therapeutic Mustard Herbal Bath Recipe

This intensely therapeutic bath utilizes the warmth of mustard to open pores and release toxins, and provides drawing and cleansing actions with the salts and clay. Combined with essential oils, these bath salts leave your skin feeling soothed and refreshed.

• 2 cups borax
• 1/2 cup dead sea salt
• 1/2 cup mustard powder
• 2 cups Epsom salts
• 8 drops each of the following essential oils: black spruce, eucalyptus, rosemary, wintergreen, and ginger

1. Combine all of the ingredients.

2. Scoop 3 to 4 heaping teaspoons into bath water. Allow the mixture to dissolve.

3. Store the remainder in a tightly sealed container. Makes about 3 cups.


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