Body & Soul: Sea Salt Soak

| February/March 2008

Makes 8 ounces
This sea salt soak contains minerals—such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, iron, sulphur, phosphorus and chlorine—that have a refreshing and relaxing effect on your body and mind. Pour a scoop or two of these natural salts into your bath and relax. They also make a wonderful gift.

  • ¼ cup sea salt
  • ¼ cup dried dulse (seaweed)
  • ¼ cup baking soda
  • 2 to 3 drops lavender essential oil 
  1. Mix together ingredients and pour into a clean, dry container.
  2. To use, pour 1/4 cup into the tub under running water.

Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty at Home and Natural Beauty from the Garden (Henry Holt & Company, New York). For more recipes and ideas, visit her website at

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