Cedarwood and Lavender Bath Salts Recipe: A Calming Duo For A Blissful Bath Soak
This cedarwood and lavender bath salts recipe is a calming antidote for a blissful bath soak. Say goodbye to stress and hello to relaxation in minutes!
What better way to unwind and de-stress than with a therapeutic soak in the bathtub? The gentle embrace of warm water combined with the soothing properties of bath salts can create a haven of relaxation and tranquility right in your own home.
Bath salts are known to provide a variety of aids – from easing muscle tension and promoting better sleep to revitalizing the skin and improving overall well-being. There are so many amazing reasons to mix up an herbal bath!
Making your own infusion of herbs and essential oils helps to release nature’s benefits, allowing you to soak them up literally. By harnessing the power of natural ingredients, you can create a truly rejuvenating experience that nourishes both the body and the soul.
Immerse yourself in the beautiful aroma and embrace the spa-like experience that comes with these carefully crafted bath salts. The unique blend of cedarwood and lavender delights the senses and promotes a sense of deep calm and relaxation.
And the best part? It’s so easy to make your own! I’ll show you what to include in a bath salt recipe for a calming soak, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of this simple self-care ritual right in the comfort of your home.
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Can You Mix Lavender And Cedarwood?
Absolutely! The combination of lavender and cedarwood is the perfect choice for creating soothing and relaxing bath salts. Together, they work wonders in easing stress and unwinding tight muscles, offering a serene bathing experience.
Lavender has rightfully earned its place as a beloved staple, renowned for its versatile uses. Extracted through steam distillation, lavender essential oil boasts a herbaceous, clean, and floral aroma widely recognized for its remarkable calming properties, making it a go-to for relaxation and stress relief.
While perhaps less familiar, cedarwood essential oil is equally calming and grounding. Distilled from the bark of cedar trees, it maintains its distinctive outdoor aroma. Despite its strong woodsy scent, many find cedarwood essential oil to be remarkably soothing, adding a touch of natural serenity to any blend.
What does cedar lavender smell like?
This duo creates a woodsy herbaceous scent with whispering floral notes and an earthy base. It’s the perfect combo to help you calm down and get a more peaceful night’s sleep.
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What Salts Are Best For Making Bath Salts?
It’s, in fact, simple to make a calming, fragrant bath soak when you start with the best bath salts!
Essential oil bath salts can help relieve the stress weighing on our minds and help our bodies release stress. It begins with mineral-rich natural salts and the perfect combination of essential oils to de-stress the mind and body!
Consisting of 21 beneficial minerals, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium, to name a few, Dead Sea Salt has quite a unique mineral composition. And it’s one that we can benefit from head to toe.
The best bath salt recipes include Epsom Salts. They were discovered in 1618 in Epsom, England. Epsom Salts have been long prized for their incredible therapeutic benefits to reduce muscle aches and pains, flush out toxins, and detoxify the skin.
This cedarwood and lavender bath salts recipe includes both infused with calming essential oils and dotted with lavender flowers.
You can also choose from these essential oil blends to create soothing DIY bath salts with our printable essential oil blend sheets from the Oily Chic Library.
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Tips For Best Use
This recipe for essential oil bath salts is an invitation to create an oasis of tranquility in your day. While the unique blend of salts eases the tension and tightness in your muscles, the calming scents of lavender and cedarwood provide a sense of calm and balance.
How To Use Bath Salts:
1. Simply pour 2 to 4 tablespoons of your homemade bath salts into warm running water as you run your bath.
2. You can stir the water with your hand to help the salts dissolve.
3. Then slip in to enjoy a relaxing essential oil-infused soak. The fragrance will released with the steam, causing your bathroom to smell heavenly!
Tip – If you don’t have a bathtub – fill a medium-sized basin with warm to hot water and 2 tablespoons of your bath salts to soak your feet.
Creating a Calming Duo of Cedarwood and Lavender Bath Salts
Transform your bath into an oasis of calm with quick, step-by-step instructions, combining the top essential oils for relaxation and better sleep. Because – this cedarwood and lavender bath salts recipe is the perfect antidote to unwind and promote tranquility!
Cedarwood and Lavender Bath Salt Ingredients:
1 eight-ounce glass jar with a lid and spoon
¼ cup Dead Sea salt
¾ cup Epsom Salt
⅛ teaspoon lavender mica powder (optional)
1 to 2 tablespoons dried lavender flower buds
12 drops of lavender essential oil
8 drops of cedarwood essential oil
How to Make Bath Salts With Cedarwood and Lavender
3. Thoroughly mix the essential oils into the bath salts to incorporate the oils into the salt mixture.
4. Next, add 1 to 2 tablespoons dried lavender flower buds to the mixture and stir once more.
5. Pour the bath salts into a small glass airtight container to retain the strong fragrance. I prefer clear jars, like those in the photos, so that I can see the pretty bath salts on my bath tray. I used this eight-ounce glass jar with a cork lid and wooden spoon.
So, if you need a calming escape, the calming duo of lavender and cedarwood in this blissful bath salts recipe will do the trick! So, you can say goodbye to stress and hello to relaxation!
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