Thursday, July 14, 2011

Bath Tea Recipe from Mother Huddle

Have you ever used or heard of bath teas? Well, the best way to describe them is a choice dried herbs, blended to perfection, packaged in disposable "tea" bags that are used while soaking in the bath tub. Using bath teas can promote relaxation, softer skin, assist with back pain and sore tired muscles.

In this particular Bath Tea Recipe by Destri from the Mother Huddle appears on the site Make and Takes also includes bath salts as an ingredient. So you can consider this recipe like a bath salt with herbs. The author also makes the suggestion that you can add the following to this recipe to enhance it even more:

Essential oils – spearmint, grapefruit, mandarin, bergamot, petitgrain, and rosewood.

Mix in - powdered milk, baking soda, cornstarch, ground oatmeal. All of these are skin softening.

Herbs - rosemary, basil leaves, comfrey leaves, rose petals, calendula flowers.

Also, check out the various packaging ideas the author gives because it may inspire you to come up with your own.

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