Skin Deep: Herbal Bath for Muscle Soreness

<p>This herbal bath recipe helps soothe muscle soreness and stiffness. Add a generous amount of Epsom salts, which contain large amounts of muscle-relaxing magnesium. Essential oils, such as eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, rosemary, marjoram and peppermint, also help ease soreness.</p>
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<li>2 cups Epsom salts</li>
<li>1 cup baking soda</li>
<li>10 drops lavender essential oil</li>
<li>5 drops rosemary essential oil</li>
<li>5 drops marjoram essential oil</li>
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<li>Fill a bathtub with warm water;</li>
<li>While bath fills, add Epsom salts and baking soda.</li>
<li>Just before entering the tub, add essential oils and mix into the water with your hand.</li>
<li>Soak for 20 minutes.</li>
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<em>Laurel Vukovic writes and teaches about herbs from her home in southern Oregon. She is the author of</em> 1,001 Natural Remedies <em>(DK, 2003) and</em> Herbal Healing Secrets for Women (<em>Prentice Hall, 2000).</em>
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<p>Click here for the original article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/natural-beauty/skin-deep-body-care-for-active-people.aspx”>Skin Deep: Heal Sports Injuries Naturally.</a>
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