- February 11, 2006 at 10:33 pm #235927mosParticipant
Originally posted by Cindy Sue on April 10, 2003
Make Easy Bath-Bags — How to
Make Easy Bath-Bags – How To More Bath & Shower Solutions ￼Adapted from The Essential Oils Book by Colleen K. Dodt (Storey Books, 1996).And bath bags make lovely gifts, too!
Once you know how to make these simple little bath-bags, you?ll be able to use herbs, flowers, and kitchen-cupboard ingredients to create dozens of baths – healing, invigorating, or sensual, depending on your mood and what you need. And you?ll never clog your bathtub drain!
Includes a great recipe for soothing itchy dry skin.
Any of the following may be used to create a bath bag:
For Everyday Use
old nylons, odd socks, pieces of fabric with raw edges
For Gifts or Special Occasions
hand-sewn bags, muslin tea bags, cotton washcloths, pretty handkerchiefs
Simply place a handful of bath herbs or materials in the center of the fabric, gather up the edges, and fasten with a rubber band, adding ribbon if you intend to give as a gift.
If using a sock or nylon, just knot the end.
Tie the bath bag on the waterspout as the tub is filling, or toss it in like a big tea bag. Scrub yourself with the bag, squeezing it often to release the oils from the herbs.
soothing oat bath bag
1/3 cup rolled oats
2 tablespoons dried lavender or 6 drops lavender essential oil
Mix ingredients and place in bath bag. Rub bath bag all over, allowing the pleasant slipperiness to soothe your skin.
- August 10, 2014 at 4:46 am #457520
What a wonderful Idea! I just LOVE soaking in the tub! I will definitely try this :great:
- August 10, 2014 at 1:26 pm #457535wow this would be nice if my tub held water! Having some disabilities is difficult to get in/out of tub–would it work as well in the shower??
- August 26, 2014 at 6:01 pm #458141
I love taking baths. Thanks for sharing
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