Friday, January 29, 2010

Himalayan Salt Recipes

Himalayan salt is a therapeutic salt from the Himalayan Mountains containing 84 minerals, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron. It is also a lovely shade of pink!

Try these Himalayan salt recipes from the San Francisco Bath Salt Company to help cleanse, detoxify and purify your skin, among other benefits.

The after-hitting-the-gym Bath

Whew- You’ve worked out hard and can feel it! Your muscles are sore and you need to get some relief. Take a bath!

1 cup Himalayan Salt
10 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

The PMS Bath

It’s that time of the month again and you’ve been bombarded by cramps. Take time out to take a bath!

1 cup Himalayan Salt
15 drops Lavender Essential Oil
10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

For each recipe: In a small bowl, add the essential oil drops suggested for the bath of your choice to the Himalayan salt. Mix well and then add to a tub of warm water. Each recipe will be the perfect amount for one soak.



kitty said...

Is this recipe okay to store away in jars?

Soap Crafter said...

It is probably better to store in a glass jar than a plastic jar. The only reason I say that is that the essential oils may do something to plastic jars.