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Menthol Shower Steamers

These DIY menthol shower steamers use the power of essential oils to quickly clear your sinuses and ease congestion from colds.
Prep Time15 mins
Drying time1 d
Total Time1 d 15 mins
Course: Wellness
Cuisine: DIY
Keyword: essential oils, shower steamer
Yield: 12 steamers
Author: Stephanie Pollard
Cost: $10


  • Small bowl
  • Silicone mold



  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir well.
  • The mixture should hold together when squeezed without crumbling, like wet sand. If needed, spray small amounts of water into the mix until you reach the right consistency.
  • Push mixture into silicone molds, greased muffin tins, or small plastic containers. 
  • Set aside to dry for 24 hours. When dry, remove and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or the freezer for 2 months.



To use, place 1–2 melts on the floor of the shower, and allow them to dissolve in the hot water. Inhale the menthol steam.
This is the exact bee mold I used. Each little cavity holds about 3 tablespoons of baking soda mixture.
To make your shower steamers more fragrant, simply add more menthol and eucalyptus oil.