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Mint-Rosemary Herbal Bath Recipe

Learn how to make this Mint-Rosemary Herbal Bath recipe for your next bath at home.

Mint-Rosemary Herbal Bath Recipe

Herbal infusions made from one or more herbs can be a wonderful
addition to any bath. Aromatic and therapeutic, these baths are
really quite simple to concoct.

•3 cups dried mint leaves
•1 cup dried rosemary
•1 cup dried lemon verbena
•2 cups boiling water

1. Add the mint, rosemary, and lemon verbena to the boiling water.

2. Place in a tightly sealed bottle and store in a cool, dark place.

3. Allow the mixture to steep for 1 to 2 days.

4. Strain the infused water with a cheesecloth or screened colander and refrigerate until
ready to use. Add 1 cup to each bath.

By the sea. Sea salt baths are cleansing and
detoxifying; however, salt can dry your skin.

1. To get the best of both worlds, use plain Dead Sea salts or Epsom salts, then add 2 to
4 drops of the essential oil(s) of your choice.

2. Add an additional 2 to 3 tablespoons of a carrier oil such as jojoba, almond, or

3. To add a festive flair to your mixture, add a few drops of
food coloring. You may also add dried herbs to the salt blend.

4. Store in a tightly sealed container. Makes 2 baths.

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  • Published on Nov 1, 2001
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