Essential Oil Blends For The Bath

Essential Oil Blends For The Bath

Taking a bath not only feels comforting and warming during cold winter days, but its also a great way to relax and release stress and tension from the body. When you add aromatherapy into the mix, essential oils can really enhance a nice relaxing bath while also smelling great! Many essential oils have properties that help relax the mind and body, release stress, soothe tired or sore muscles, encourage sleep, or even open the sinuses when you're feeling stuffy. Here are a few great bath blends that you can try adding to your next bath! Don't have a bath tub? No worries, these blends can also be used as foot soaks. Just grab a bowl big enough for both feet!

To use any of the following blends for a bath:
Bath Salt: Add 5-15 drops of the essential oil blend per cup of unscented bath salts
Bath Oil: Add 5-10 drops of the essential oil blend per 1 oz of carrier oil
Bath bomb: Try following this recipe!

Calming Blend

This blend uses essential oils that are known to be calming and soothing for the mind and body. Lavender oil especially is great for promoting calmness while Ylang Ylang is said to help relax the mind and reduce feelings of anxiety. Geranium oil can help promote balance for both the mind and body.
5 drops Geranium
10 drops Lavender
5 drops Ylang Ylang

Time of The Month Blend

Clary Sage and Geranium are both excellent oils for balance and relaxation, especially when you aren't feeling great from cramps or other PMS symptoms. Taking a bath can be a great way to unwind and this blend may help relieve pain from menstrual cramps.
3 drops Clary Sage
3 drops Geranium

Under-The-Weather Blend

Stuffy? Not feeling so great? Try a cooling, soothing blend that will help open the sinuses with essential oils like Eucalyptus that can help decongest.
5 drops Eucalyptus
5 drops Peppermint
3 drops Lemon

Sleepy Blend

Help the body and mind relax so that you can fall asleep with this blend of essential oils that promote peace and calm!
4 drops Chamomile
4 drops Vetiver
5 drops Lavender
3 drops Cedarwood

Relaxation Blend

These oils can help you sink into deep relaxation and centeredness. Perfect after a stressful day or when you just feel like you need to take a minute to unwind.
2 drops Cedarwood
2 drops Lavender
2 drops Frankincense
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