Soaking in a lovely warm bath is a simple luxury that we can often overlook but is such an easy way to give back to ourselves after we’ve been busy doing things for other people all day.

The following article has some gorgeous recipes to add to your bath to maximise the benefits of your down time – whether you’re looking for relief from muscle aches and pains or simply to surround yourself with a calming aroma while you’re taking that time out for yourself at the end of a busy day.

Baths are great for your health and overall wellbeing and a detox bath can be particularly helpful when you are feeling sluggish and tired. One of the best bath detox ingredients is Epsom Salts which helps to draw out toxins and heavy metals.

Another fantastic way to relax is to have an infrared sauna. This type of sauna has many health benefits such as improving sleep and circulation, detoxing and bringing relief to sore muscles. However, relaxing in the tub with the following blends and some of the best headphones around can also create an all-encompassing, relaxing, experience.

Here are a few recipes that will leave you feeling rested, rejuvenated and ready to take on whatever comes your way afterwards.

Sweet Orange and Rose Geranium Cellulite Detox

To help with cellulite add 1/4 cup each of pink Himalayan Salt, Epsom Salts and Apple Cider Vinegar with 6 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil and 4 drops Rose Geranium Essential oil.

This blend of oils is uplifting and great for the mind and body. They will also help to purify the air and add a welcoming scent to your bathroom.

Lavender and Chamomile Back Pain Bath Salts

Back pain is one of the most common ailments as we get older. It can be something as simple as lower back pain. Just a little bit is enough to impact every facet of our daily lives. Those with back problems know all too well how detrimental back issues can be.

Regular soaking in a hot bath can do wonders for back pain, especially with these bath salts. Add 1/4 cup Epsom Salts, 1/4 cup Dead Sea Salt, 2 Tbs Dendritic Salt, 6 drops Lavender Essential Oil and 4 drops Camomile Essential Oil.

Eucalyptus and Peppermint Bath Salts Cold Cure Salts

Perhaps one of the most effective natural remedies for, well, a ton of things is eucalyptus. The benefits of eucalyptus oil are far-reaching. It can aid with controlling blood sugar, clear up chest coughs, and even disinfect wounds. It should come as little surprise that eucalyptus is such a common choice for bath detoxing.

Add 1/4 cup Epsom Salts, 1/4 Cup Premium Baking Soda and 6 drops each Eucalyptus Essential Oil and Peppermint Essential Oil.

A few soaks in a eucalyptus and peppermint bath and you’ll be back in tip-top shape in no time.

Lemon and Rosemary Revitalising Bath Salts

If you want to calm emotions and feel refreshed, or just have a great-smelling detox, you would be hard pressed to find a better option than lemon and rosemary.

There are a ton of different benefits to be had from using lemon and rosemary. Both have naturally high levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds and can help to enhance concentration and memory.

Most importantly, they will have you emerge from the bath feeling rejuvenated. At the end of the day, that is the most valuable aspect of taking a detox bath. You want your body and mind to feel refreshed once again.

Add 1/4 cup Epsom Salts, 1/4 cup Himalayan Salt, 1 Tbs Manuka Honey, 6 drops Lemon Essential Oil and 4 drops Rosemary Essential Oil.


However you enjoy your bath the benefits of soaking are undeniable. And when the regenerative healing properties of various ingredients come into play, it can be even more rewarding.

If you find yourself stressing out, dealing with chronic aches and pains, or just need to relax and unwind, look no further. This is your avenue to get all the stresses and aches out, clear your mind, and get yourself ready to tackle life once again.