Bath Salts Recipe

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Make this Bath Salts recipe to give as a special holiday gift.

Make this Bath Salts recipe to use as a handcrafted herbal gift for family and friends this holiday season.

Bath Salts Recipe

• 1 cup borax
• 1/2 cup sea salt
• 1/2 cup baking soda
• 1 teaspoon essential oil

1. Mix all of the ingredients together and store in a glass
container. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup to bath water to soften and
delicately scent your skin. If stored in a covered glass container,
the bath salts will keep indefinitely. Makes 2 cups.


Mindy Green is an herbalist, aromatherapist, educator, and writer. She is also an esthetician, a consultant to the
natural products industry, and director of education at the Herb Research Foundation in Boulder, Colorado. She is the author
of 
Calendula (Keats, 1998), Natural Perfumes (Interweave, 1999), and co-author of 
Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art (The Crossing Press, 1995).


Read more about making herbal holiday gifts: Homemade Holiday Gifts: Herb and Aromatherapy Recipes.

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