Homemade Healing Bath Salts

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  1. Lisa says:

    Are you saying that you cannot combine the salts and the oil and then store in the jar? That’s what I have done in the past and am just wondering if they should be kept separate. Thanks.

  2. Dana Ashley says:

    I recently found lavender scented Epsom Salts! Can’t wait to try this!!

  3. Sharon says:

    On else have you got in this bath salts? Looks like bits and pieces of something. Just cant make it out. Thanks

  4. elisabelle says:

    I’ve use lavender Epsom salt also fantastic! But if i do run out, i do the regular with the oil. But i never tried the baking soda, i must try it.

  5. Catherine says:

    Even better than that would be Dead Sea salts, isn’t that correct?

  6. Keri says:

    This sounds wonderful! Is this safe to do for someone who gets bladder infections easily? I gave up bubble baths and have stuck to showers for quite some time now, but I’m hoping this is a safe alternative so that I can enjoy baths again?

  7. Rebecca says:

    What’s the chunky yellow/orange in the jar pictured?

  8. Nancy TAPPAN says:

    i see pink in your jar. Is that pink Himalayn salt? Can I use that instead of Epsom ?

  9. Kathy Scozzari says:

    So, can we mix them or not……i’m confused. See, I would want to mix the oil in WITH the salt and soda so they smell nice when you open the jar. And, that way it’s all included when I give it as a gift….. Any other oil recommendations?

  10. Dianne Katherine says:

    I crave sweets to often, as a result I find myself a little more paranoid of the sugars ever where. Even though I haven’t read it, can the body absorb the sugar that is in a sugar scrub. Shouldn’t we stick with the salt scrubs? Especially as we make gifts at Christmas time?

  11. Tiffany Conroy says:

    Hi, can I use icecream rock salt? Or should I only use Epsom salt…. Thank you

  12. Jane says:

    I have used this mixture dozens of times. I LOVE it but don’t mix until you’re ready for your bath. For some reason it turns rock hard when you combine and store together in a container.

  13. Effie Sideris says:

    Are lectric salts as good or better that Epsom?

  14. Angie says:

    What do you recommend for thin hair? I am 43 years old had 5 children and lost most of my hair.

  15. Rachal Hughes says:

    I love hath salts. What other oils can you use besides Lavender?

  16. Michelle Joiner says:

    i’ve read that you should only soak in Epsom salt bath for 20 mins – after that your body starts to reabsorb the toxins that have been released. What is your opinion on that?

  17. Janice says:

    Are these salts OK for pregnant women? Also, I have another recipe that includes glycerin. Could glycerin be added to this recipe?

  18. Pam Schwetz says:

    I found lavendar scented epsom salts at Dollartree..one pound bag one dollar and they have baking soda there too but it is cheaper at the regular grocery store like .59 cents or something…gotta try mixing it with the baking soda…I have taken epsom salt baths and I have taken baking soda baths but never tried mixing the two together before…sounds interesting…

  19. Renae says:

    would you use 160 drops of the lavender oil?

  20. Hazel says:

    What are your thoughts about the estrogen in Lavender.?

  21. Craig says:

    what kind of essential oils do you recommend?

  22. Dorothy Byford says:

    Can this recipe be used for a scrub in the shower?

  23. Ann Cranford says:

    Stop taking baths because of the problem with yeast infections, would this recipe cause an issue?

  24. Stephanie says:

    I combined baking soda and coconut oil and after I soaked the water was brown. Do you think that was from toxins?

  25. Tiffani says:

    Eucalyptus oil is my favorite lavender is nice too.

  26. victoria L.Brown says:

    Hi, I love your recipes! Very nice

  27. Gina says:

    I use this same mixture as a fabric softener in the rinse cycle! It doesn’t get hard in the storage container either.. nice to know it’s dual purpose.

  28. Vicky says:

    What about all that chlorine? I’ve read you absorb more during bathing than you do when you drink it!

  29. Wanda says:

    I have problems with the mixture getting hard, Is there something I’m doing wrong or it’s that just the nature of bath salts. I mix the Epsom salts and soda.
    Thanks Wanda