5 DIY Herbal Bath Tea Recipes Worth Trying
After a very long day who wouldn’t want to wind down and relax those sore muscles and reduce stress levels? If you want to heal your body from all the stress, relax and recover, the following DIY herbal bath tea recipes can help you do just that. Although these bath recipes are healing, if you have allergies, you may want to do a skin patch test when using herbs and essential oils in your baths.
To do a skin patch test at home, simply apply a small number of your oils or herbs on a small area under your jaw or behind your ear and let it sit for 5 minutes. If you notice any redness, swelling, rash, or hives, you may want to omit the ingredient to prevent unwanted side effects from the recipe.
5 DIY Herbal Bath Tea Recipes Worth Trying
Before we get into all the different amazing bath tea recipes, I just want to give you a few tips to help you relax further when taking soaking in your hot tub. Make sure to turn down those bright lights to reduce strain on your eyes, light some healing scented candles, and grab a glass of wine to sip on while soaking. Playing slow low relaxing music can also do wonders for you as well.
Matcha Green Bath Tea Recipe
Matcha green tea has so many benefits for the skin that I had to include this bath tea recipe in my list. If you suffer from hormonal acne, inflammation of the skin, stress, sunburn, hyperpigmentation, or simply trying to get rid of environmental toxins, you will want to try this amazing matcha bath tea recipe.
DIY Floral Bath Tea Recipe
Most people underestimate the power of floral bath salts for soaking, this is probably because they simply don’t know about the amazing benefits of this herbal mixture. You see when you combine herbs with salt and soak in them, you will get a ton of different benefits. People with stress, anxiety, allergies, depression, inflammation, and mood swings can benefit greatly by soaking in a floral bath.
Other benefits of floral baths include restoring skin damage, hydrating dry and cracked skin, protecting the skin from harmful toxins and harmful UV rays of the sun, and detoxifying the skin from environmental toxins like pollen and dust. Roses, sunflowers, and calendula flowers are some of the best floral mixtures that contain Antifungal and antibacterial properties.
DIY Orange Peel Bath Tea Recipe For Relaxation
Similar to the previous bath recipe, this one consists of dried herbs and flowers along with dried orange peel and salts. When combined and used as a bath tea, this recipe can have amazing effects on your mood, skin, mental status and detoxify your skin. The main ingredient in this detox bath tea recipe is dried orange peel which is very high in vitamin c.
Vitamin c helps your skin form collagen and increases elasticity in the skin therefore this mixture may be used as an anti-aging bath recipe as well. Vitamin C also helps make your skin look young, reduce oily skin, make your skin look and feel smooth, and lastly, it reduces blackheads and helps unclog pores.
DIY Oats & Rose Petals Bath Tea Recipe
Using this oat and rose petals bath tea recipe will help your skin retain moisture and increase the smoothness of your skin. The sugars in rose petals are rich in vitamin C and great for those with sensitive skin types. Oats help soak up excess oils from your skin and if you suffer from skin or face acne, this mixture is great for you. Oats also help treat dry skin, inflammation and removes dirt, dead skin cells, and open clogged pores.
Mixed Herb Bath Tea Recipe
Last on my list is a mixture of dried herbs from modern home stead mama for new moms but this recipe can be used for practically anyone who wants to heal, reduce stress levels and toxicity. The mixture contains ingredients like calendula, lavender and rose petals among other ingredients.
Calendula helps heal wounds, eczema, stress and other skin issues due to its antifungal and antibacterial properties while lavender reduces stress, anxiety, mild pain and most importantly, promotes calmness and wellness. Rose petals helps reduce depression, anxiety and relaxes the central nervous system.
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There you go! Now you have 5 DIY herbal bath tea recipes that you can try at home. If you liked this post or found it helpful, please share it with your friends and also take a moment to follow me on Pinterest for more helpful tips.