Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Prepare to sink in and soak in this delightful potion. Great as a gift, be sure to make one for you too!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1 cup epsom salts
  • 1 cup citric acid (available at drug stores)
  • 3 -5 drops essential oils (Lavender, rosemary,thyme,or rose,patchouli for example)


  1. Mix first three ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Gradually add a drop of various essential oils to the mixture.
  3. Lavender relieves anxiety.
  4. Rosemary and thyme revitalize.
  5. Rose soothes and patchouli is very sensual.
  6. Stir ingredients thoroughly.
  7. Transfer ingredients from a bowl into a glass container, such as a jam jar.
  8. Seal tightly and shake well.
  9. Draw a warm bath, adding 1 to 2 tbls.
  10. of mixture.
  11. Sink in and soak for at least 20 minutes.
  12. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

So Clean and Fresh. I really liked this. I made mine with lavender oil and also added some lavender buds to the mix. I made a lot for gifts and I`m going for an other batch to make with my favorite oil patchouli oil. To give and for my self.

Rita~ October 31, 2003

What a lovely potion! I used lavender and rosemary oil - will make this again as gifts for Christmas. Thanks for sharing this easy comforting recipe!
Made for Cook-A-Thon for Sharon in memory of her husband.

Mia in Germany October 22, 2010

This was very nice for a relaxing bath.

iris5555 November 19, 2007