DIY Homemade Relaxing Bath Salt Recipes

Bath salts are a perfect way to give your body the ultimate pamper session. The great thing is that they are very easy to make at home. Follow these two recipes for a totally relaxing bath time experience.

Goodnight Chamomile Bath Salt Recipe

Chamomile is a fantastic ingredient to use in this relaxing bath salt recipe as it is commonly known for its seductive properties.


10 Drops of Chamomile Essential Oil

10 Drops of Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

450 grams of Coarse Sea Salt

Green Food Colouring (Optional)




Combine the essential oils and sea salt in a large bowl, mix well. Add a few drops of food colouring (if desired) until you achieve the perfect colour.

Pour your mixture into a glass jar for storage. Make sure the lid is close fitting.

To use:

Just add a handful of salts next time you have a bath. Light up a scented candle for a more relaxing effect.

Relaxing Herbal Bath Salt Recipe

One of the great things about this recipe, is that not only does it help put you to sleep but also the ingredient are easy to find (you can buy these at your local supermarket). Make sure you use fresh herbs. You can even try growing these herbs and picking them from your backyard.


1 Sprig of Tarragon

3 Bay Leaves

3 Sprigs of Oregano

7 Basil Leaves

2 Tablespoons of Organic Oats

2 Tablespoons of Sea Salt

Small Square of Cotton Muslin

Some Thread (to tie up the muslin into a small bag)


Mix all the herbs together and place it in the middle of the muslin square.

Sprinkle the oats and sea salt on top of your mixture.

Gather and tie up your muslin square using the thread.

To use:

Hang the bag on the bath tap and let the water run from the tap over your herbal mixture.

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