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Soak in These Luxurious Homemade Herb Blends for Your Bathtub

January 28, 2019 | STORY BY TARA CHATTELL

Packaged beautifully in a no-mess pouch, these bath blends are for optimal tub time.

OUR HOMES London Winter 2018-2019A version of this article originally appeared in OUR HOMES Winter 2018-2019. 

Make your bath luxurious with these do-it-yourself blends for your bathtub. Soak in the benefits of herbs and salts. Packaged beautifully in a no-mess pouch, simply drop in your bath, relax and enjoy. Try one of our recipes, or create your own with your favourite herbs. Add a colourful tag to make lovely gifts for friends (or just for yourself!).
 
 TOOLS 
 
Mixing bowl
Large spoon
Measuring cups and spoons
Large bags for tea (either reusable muslin or disposable paper tea bags will work, we’ve chosen 4-by-6-inch muslin bags)
Tags (for gifts)
 
 
 INGREDIENTS 
Makes five bags each.
 
rose coconut milk tub tea
2 cups Epsom salt
1 cup Himalayan pink salt
1 cup coconut milk powder
1 cup dried rose petals and buds
 
 
 

lavender oatmeal tub tea
2 cups Epsom salt
1 cup coarse Dead Sea salt
1 cup powdered milk
1 cup oats (ground in a food
processor or blender)
ó cups dried lavender
 

eucalyptus thyme peppermint tub tea
2 cups Epsom salt
1 cup coarse Dead Sea salt
ó cup baking soda
2 Tbsp dried eucalyptus leaf
2 Tbsp dried peppermint
1 Tbsp dried thyme
 

 DIRECTIONS 
  1. For each recipe, mix the ingredients in a large bowl and divide evenly to fill 5 tea bags.
  2. Once filled, close each bag tightly, knot the strings and tie on a pretty tag. Store in a cool, dry place.
  3. When it’s time for a bath, toss in a tea bag while you fill the tub with water. Let tea steep for 10-15 minutes (or desired strength) before removing the bag. Happy soaking…

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