HOW-TO: Eureka Eucalyptus Bath Salts
Eureka Eucalyptus Bath Salts (32 oz recipe)
4 8oz containers, 2 16 oz containers, or 1 single 32oz container
Knife & Cutting Board
Mixing Bowl & Spatula
28oz Epsom Salt
4oz Bentonite Clay
5ml Organic Essential Oil
1 handful Eucalyptus Leaves
1 handful Rosemary Sprigs
1 handful of Horehound Leaves
1 handful of Borage Leaves
1 handful of Sage Leaves
Step 1: Measure out the Epsom Salt and set aside in a mixing bowl.
Step 2: Strip Herbs from tough stems/stalks and crush the leaves in the hands.
Step 3: Gather the herbs together to finely chop them. Steps 2 and 3 can be done simultaneously. One person can strip herbs and crush, while the other person chops.
Step 4: Combine all the herbs with the Epsom salt and mix together.
Step 5: Add the 5ml essential oil slowly to the mixture, stirring well throughout.
Step 6: Transfer the salt mixture to the jars and close tightly.
Step 7: Gift or enjoy you salts! The mixture can be dissolved into a bath, 2-3 tablespoons per bath. This is a blend that really opens up airways!
*Note: It is recommended to dilute essential oils for topical application. This recipe is calculated to account for about 3 drops of essential oil per 1oz of salt, which would be a .5% dilution, that is generally safe for children. For more information about essential oil dilution, please visit the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy website: www.NAHA.org