Self Care ~ DIY Bath Crystals with herbs!

Life can be so full of projects, commitments, appointments, meal-planning, ‘home-work’, projects….oops! Yes..
Life can simply be full ~ and that’s wonderful.  B A L A N C E can often elude us with all of the plans and then the ‘un-planned’ throwing the proverbial ‘monkey wrench’ into the mix.

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Maybe we need to ‘schedule’ some ME time.. Make a date with ourself and lock that bathroom door, run a soothing, warm bath and take 15 minutes ‘OFF’.  I know we all have different lives with unique challenges. This may or may not work for you ~ I sure hope that, against all odds ~ you can find the time to both make these life-enhancing bathing crystals AND enjoy them!

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Tip: They make a healthy uplifting gift for friends and family members. They can be packaged in a simple brown paper bag or a tag sale jar or a glass canning jar with lid. EASY and so appreciated!

This recipe for Bath Crystals is a ‘guideline’.  You can make it yours!

You can make this so easily and add whatever appeals to you.. Add a 1/2 cup of lavender flower if you have them. If not… rose petals or calendula blossoms or chamomile or lemon peel or …
nothing at all…it’s optional, as you will see.  WHAT scents do you love?
It’s a basic concoction — Borax, Epsom salts, salt, Soda, oils…

It doesn’t need to be complicated to look after ourselves!!

Here you go:

Bath Crystals

1 cup borax
1 cup epsom salts
1/2 cup powdered herbs (optional)^
1/2 cup salt
1/2 cup baking soda
8 to 12 drops essential oil**

Add all to a blender or bowl and mix well; add 1/2 cup to bath.

^ roses, chamomile, lavender, calendula(marigold), violets, mallow flowers<
mint, lemon balm, etc.
** lavender, rose geranium, lemon, orange, lime, tangerine, neroli, eucalyptus,
white pine, etc. your choice…it’s your blend!

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I would LOVE to hear comments ~ easy to add at the bottom of this post…
Your privacy is respected. Just throw your name/email onto the form and tell
me about your experience!
Wanting to inspire you — this community of women to 
strive ONE choice at a time….
 …. to embrace something more natural than 
Walmart’s $3.99 bathsalts…that’s all.. LOL..  Let’s talk!

 

Good green wishes!  Carol 

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