Mint Bath Salts

Total Time
15 mins
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Using store bought Epsom and Rock salts, peppermint oil & red food coloring, make lovely gifts for relaxing in the bath. These salts are known for their abilities to ease aches & pains when dissolved in the warm water bath.

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  • 4 cups epsom salts
  • 1 cup rock salt or 1 cup sea salt
  • 6 drops peppermint oil (not extract)
  • 6 drops red food coloring
  • peppermint candies or candy cane, for decoration


  1. In one large sized bowl, stir together both salts, and peppermint oil.
  2. Mix until distributed evenly.
  3. Pour half of mixture into separate bowl and add red food coloring and stir well.
  4. Layer each color into your 2 Glass Jars with lids (20 oz size) with alternating layers of each color, making it look like a striped peppermint candy.
  5. Put lid on and decorate jar with peppermint candies or candycanes glued on.