After a long day of work or an entire week of taking care of others is time for a little me time and nothing screams "me time" like a warm bath.
The benefits of a warm bath is simply tremendous especially when combined with essential oils. Essential oils can help with muscle tension, calming the nerves and it has also been used to aid with mental awareness and clarity.
A great and fun way to mix the essential oils in your warm bath is using bath bombs. They easily dissolve in the water, helping deliver the aroma of the oils while also allowing your skin to absorb other beneficial properties .
You can easily make your own organic and natural bath bombs at home by using simple and natural ingredients.
For this specific DIY bath bomb we will be using lime essential oil for its aroma benefits which helps with exhaustion and depression and lavender essential oil, known for its calming properties.
DIY Bath Bomb
1 cup of baking soda
1 cup of critic acid
1/2 cup of corn starch
1/2 cup of coconut oil
5 drops Lime essential oil
5 drops Lavender essential oil
Place citric acid, baking soda, cornstarch, and oil in a bowl.
Add lime and lavender essential oil.
Mix well with spoon until soft dough is formed the consistency should be of slightly damp sand. Note: If the mixture is too wet, add more baking soda and cornstarch until you get the right consistency.
Add food coloring, dried herbs, or flower petals to mixture.
Place mixture in silicone molds. Let sit 24 hours before removing from mold.
To use, drop in tub or shower and allow to dissolve.
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