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Lavender Bath Salt
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Lavender Bath Salts

Learn how to make easy, inexpensive homemade lavender bath salts. A recipe that calms and relaxes as well as helps you sleep.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Bath and Body
Cuisine: detox
Keyword: bath salt, bath soak, epsom salt
Yield: 2 cups
Author: Stephanie Gerber
Cost: $10


  • Ziploc bag
  • Container with lid



  • Combine 2 cups of Epsom salt with 1 cup of kosher salt in a Ziploc bag.
  • Separately, combine the carrier and the essential oils.
  • Add the oils to the bag and squish around to distribute the oil.
  • Pour the salt into a resealable container and top with a couple of tablespoons of dried herbs.
    Lavender Bath Salts


Add 1/2 -1 cup to a warm bath and enjoy.
More homemade bath salt ideas
1. Vanilla: I made another version with vanilla extract and a vanilla bean. It smells amazing!
2. Colors: You can make colored bath salts by adding a few drops of food coloring when you combine the salt in the Ziploc. This wasn't food coloring, but my kids loved the green color.
3. Aromatherapy: Essential oils do more than just add relaxation. Try one of these aromatherapy bath salt blends for for cold and flu, sore muscles, allergies and everything in between.
4. Energizing: A post-lunch bath is the a perfect way to perk up energy levels. This refreshing mint and lime recipe is perfect for summer soaking!