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Peaceful Dreams Bath Salts

Try this bath salt recipe for a good night's sleep.
By Laurel Vukovic
November/December 2006
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Ease aching muscles with Epsom salts.
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• 1 cup Epsom salts
• 1 cup baking soda
• 20 drops lavender essential oil
• 10 drops vetiver essential oil
• 10 drops clary sage essential oil
• 5 drops ylang ylang essential oil

Combine Epsom salts and baking soda. Add essential oils, mix well and store in a nonporous covered container. To use, fill the bathtub with warm water and add 4 tablespoons of bath salts after the tub has filled. Mix the salts into the water to dissolve.


Laurel Vukovic writes and teaches about herbs from her home in southern Oregon. She is the author of 1001 Natural Remedies (DK, 2003) and Herbal Healing Secrets for Women (Prentice Hall, 2000).








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