January 20, 2017 3 min read
Toxins are in the air we breathe, the food we eat, the medications we take and in the water we drink causing potential irritation, harm and destruction in the body if left unchecked. Taking a detox bath, not only boosts our health and well-being, but it also strengthens immunity and prevents disease.
Lavender eucalyptus green tea bath salts: Open two green tea bags and remove the tea leaves, discarding the empty bags. Mix together the green tea, ¾ cup of Epsom salts, 2/3 cup of baking soda, ½ tablespoon of vitamin E oil, 14 drops of eucalyptus essential oil and eight drops of lavender essential oil. Store in a tight jar. Use ½ cup in warm bath water.
Lavender sugar scrub: Mix together ¼ cup of granulated sugar (or brown sugar), two tablespoons of almond oil, five drops of lavender essential oil and two tablespoons of whole milk plus enough water to your hand to moisten mixture, and rub on your skin.
Lavender salt scrub: Mix together four tablespoons of sea salt (or oatmeal), five drops of lavender essential oil, one teaspoon of olive oil and moisten with water to rub onto your skin. Rinse off.
Relaxing: Mix together ¾ cup of baking soda and 16 drops of lavender oil. Store in tight jar and use ¼ cup of bath.
Immunity booster: Mix together ¾ cup of baking soda, nine drops of lavender essential oil and six drops of tea tree oil. Store in tight jar and use ¼ cup per bath.
Mood lifter: Mix together ¾ cup of baking soda, eight drops of lavender oil and eight drops of sweet orange oil. Store in tight jar. Avoid if going out into the sun.