Budget101 Discussion List Archives Health & Home Remedies Make Easy Bath-Bags — How to

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      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).
      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.

      And bath bags make lovely gifts, too!
      Simple Solution:
      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.
      To use:
      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
      ingredients
      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.

    • #457520

      What a wonderful Idea! I just LOVE soaking in the tub! I will definitely try this :great:

    • #457535

      wow 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??

    • #458141

      I love taking baths. Thanks for sharing

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Budget101 Discussion List Archives Health & Home Remedies Make Easy Bath-Bags — How to