Homemade from the Heart: Bath Tea for Tranquil Thee


| October/November 2003



010-03-040-Gifts08.jpg

Soaking in a hot, fragrant tub can soothe even our most jangled nerves. This recipe makes enough for about 50 bath tea bags, so you’ll have plenty to share and maybe a few to splurge on yourself.

  • 10 cups dried lavender blossoms
  • 6 cups dried lemon verbena leaves
  • 5 cups dried chamomile blossoms
  • 2 cups dried, cut valerian root
  • 1½ cups dried marjoram leaf
  • 1 cup dried linden blossoms
  1. Mix herbs together, adding the valerian a little bit at a time. Its strong, musky scent takes some getting used to, and you may want to cut back on it.
  2. Tie about ½ cup of herbs in a cotton or muslin bag and attach instructions for soaking the bag in the warm water while the tub fills.

Click here for the original article, Homemade from the Heart.





elderberry, echinacea, bee hive

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Feb. 17-18, 2018
Belton, Texas

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on Natural Health, Organic Gardening, Real Food and more!

LEARN MORE