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Bath & Body RecipesSNEAK PEAK:The following categories are included in this recipe collection: BathBody PowdersBody Soaps/ScrubsPerfumes/Body SpraysRemediesHairLotions/Creams/TonersFacial Soaps/Cleansers/MasksLip BalmsDeodorantsTeeth CareNail CareEye CareInjuries & Sore MusclesMassage OilsSeveral recipes use the Essential oil blend:Fennel--8 dropsGrapefruit--14 drops Lemon--8 dropsBlend well.A Bath For Emotional Balance1/2 c Dried orange peel *OR* 1/2 Whole fresh or-14 drops Lemon--8 dropsBlend well.A Bath For Emotional Balance1/2 c Dried orange peel *OR* 1/2 Whole fresh orange; sliced3 tb Dried jasmine flowers2 tb Dried sandalwood chipsWhen everything seems just a bit too overwhelming, a bath can be extremely good medicine. This season, you might appreciate herbal remedies for feelings like nervousness, tension, anxiety or emotional fatigue. Try whole herbs like chamomile, jasmine, juniper, lavender, orange, rose, rosemary or sandalwood.For a bath that'll restore your sense of balance, make an infusion of the listed herbs; sit back and enjoy.A Bath To Help Varicose Veins2 tb Dried ginger powder *OR* 4 tb Fresh gingerroot; chopped4 tb Dried juniper2 tb Dried rosemary4 tb Dried lemon peel *OR* 1 Whole lemon; quarteredAlthough most often associated with women, bulging, enlarged veins can be a problem for both sexes. The condition is largely hereditary, but a case of varicose veins can be made worse by had habits; standing for long periods of time, wearing tight clothing, and sitting with the legs crossed. Hormonal fluctuations also can contribute to varicosity.Herbal baths can help, although you should be careful not to take baths that are too hot (extreme temperatures can exacerbate the problem). Whole herbs that you can use in a bath to help boost circulation in the legs include geranium, ginger, juniper, lemon, peppermint and rosemary.A Sleep Inducing Bath4 tb Dried chamomile3 tb Dried lemon balm2 tb Dried passionflower1 tb Dried valerianIf you're feeling agitated at bedtime, the right herbal combination can help you drift right off into the REM stage. Herbs that you might use in a bedtime bath include chamomile, hops, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, passionflower, sandalwood and valerian.Bath Bag1 7 inch square piece of muslin or other light fabric12 Inch lenght of ribbon1 c PotpourriMake a potpourri of equal amounts of comfrey and chamomile.Place the potpourri in the center of the fabric square. Gather all edges of fabric over the potpourri and tie with ribbon or string.Bath Salts1/2 c Epsom salt1/2 c Baking soda1/2 c Borax2 dr Food coloring40 dr Scented oilMix together and put in a pretty bottle.Bath Salts2 c Epson salts1 c Sea salt or kosher salt6 dr Essential oil1/2 ts GlycerineFood coloringMix well in ziplock bag. Store airtight.Note: Add 2 T. rice flour to keep free flowing.Cut-off Flower Water7 dl Water1 ts Vinegar1 ea Aspirin or equivalent (containing acetylsalicylic acid)1 ts SugarCrush the aspirin and blend everything together and use.The sugar is nurishment for the flowers, while the acid kills the micro organisms that blok the stems from sucking up water.For roses you can also use a lemon soft drink (For example:Schweppes).Makes the bouquets last longer.Herb Bath BagsCheesecloth or muslin Needle or sewing machine Thread1 Ribbons, lace -- trim etcMake bags out of muslin or cheesecloth. Decorate with trims and notions. Add ribbons so that the bags can hang from the faucet into the bath water. Fill bags with herbal bath mixtures. If you are really handy with machine or needle, bags can be made into shapes.Scented Bath BombsNumber Of Applications : 6 Preparation Time : 0:201 1/2 cups baking soda1/2 cup citric acid8 drops essential oil -- your choice of scent1/2 teaspoon sweet almond oil2 drops food coloring -- your choice of color-Combine all ingredients.-Press into muffin tin or mold of your choice.-Release from mold.-Wrap in colored plastic wrap and tie with a ribbon.NOTES : Fizzes when dropped in water. When selecting an oil for scent, read warnings about use. Some oils are not intended to have direct contact with skin.Scented Bath CrystalsNumber Of Applications : 4 Preparation Time : 0:05 1 cup Epsom salts10 drops essential oil -- your choice of scent 1 drop food coloring -- your choice of color-Mix all ingredients well.-Store in bottle or bag.NOTES : This makes a wonderful gift when poured in a decorative glass bottle.TO BE CONTINUED... Buy now and get all the Recipes! read more