15 Recipes for Relaxing Bath Salts {with essential oils}

Making bath salts is incredibly easy!  Combine the following ingredients, trying to somewhat evenly distribute the essential oil.  Once mixed well, store the bath salts in a glass container like this or this or this or this.   And tie a fun (and functional) spoon or scoop (like this or this or this) to the jar to make a super cute gift!

Depending on the size of your tub, use about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of this salt blend per bath.


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Here are some of my favorite relaxing essential oils and oil blends for baths:

  • 4 drops lavender and 4 drops cedarwood
  • 4 drops bergamot and 4 drops lavender
  • 2 drops lavender, 3 drops wild orange, and 4 drops cedarwood
  • 4 drops Roman chamomile, 2 drops cedarwood, and 3 drops lavender
  • 3 drops patchouli, 3 drops wild orange, and 3 drops frankincense
  • 4 drops lavender and 4 drops frankincense
  • 8-10 drops grounding blend
  • 8-10 drops calming blend
  • 4 drops cedarwood and 4 drops patchouli
  • 4 drops cedarwood and 4 drops vetiver
  • 8-10 drops lavender
  • 4 drops lavender, 2 drops ylang ylang, and 2 drops wild orange
  • 5 drops calming blend and 3 drops lavender
  • 4 drops frankincense and 4 drops sandalwood
  • 4 drops sandalwood and 4 drops lavender
  • 4 drops lavender, 2 drops geranium, and 2 drops Roman chamomile


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Sarah Lewis

A little thing about me: I 💙 essential oils. I also love using my background in research to help people learn more about essential oils and all the wonderful ways they can be used. I share DIY recipes for natural cleaners that really work, non-toxic beauty solutions, and holistic wellness. My essential oil recipes, info, and tips have been viewed more than 20 million times. I've been featured on MindBodyGreen, Health & Natural Living, All Natural Ideas, This Natural Home, Natural Living Ideas, and Passion for Savings.