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Lavender Essential Oil Bath



1/2 cup (or more) epsom salts
10 drops (or more) lavender essential oil
2 tbs (or more) olive oil


LavenderMake a small mound of epsom salts in bottom of tub. Make a small well and pour in olive oil. Add lavender essential oil. Fill tub with water and enjoy!

You can use other essential oils in this recipe depending on your personal preferences. Lavender is soothing and calming; rose geranium is sensual and orange is energizing.

This wonderful bath can help you unwind after a hectic day. As oil tends to float, the epsom salts help disperse the oils in the water. This method creates a more enjoyable bath than using oils alone. However, there will be an oily residue left in the tub which will make it slippery, so wash your tub afterwards.

To review safety and precautions in using essential oils please visit Em's Place.

Submitted by: Linda Ann Stofa , Reflexologist & Reiki Master. You can contact Linda at "Hands of Infinity" (613) 240-7846 .

Recipe published: Summer, 2006

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Above photo: lavender flowers (Lavandula angustifolia).

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