Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Fresh From Your Kitchen: LaLa Land Bath Salts

LaLa Land Bath Salts
1 T epsom salt
4T dead sea salt (or sea salt)
valerian root
(2 droppers full alcohol tincture or 1 T dried herb)
1 bag chamomile tea
(or 2 T dried chamomile flowers)
10 drops lavender essential oil

~if you are using using dried valerian root or full chamomile flowers, crush dried botanicals with a mortar and pestle or put all ingredients in a ziploc and crush with the flat side of a meat tenderizing mallet.
~add the salts to your crushed herbs and mix in remaining ingredients
~draw a warm bath and add your mixture to the running water
~hop in and soak your your way to relaxation
~after your soak, massage fresh cut herbs bath & massage oil into damp skin

what it does
Valerian Root: the botanical is known for relieving anxiety, nervousness, tension and sleep issues. the tincture and dried herb should be easily available at your local health store, the tincture is available in many drug stores as well.

Lavender and Chamomile are used in herbal medicine for the relaxing, calming, de-stressing & sedative properties. Chamomile is also known for anti-spasmodic effects.

Salts detoxify the body and remove impurities from the skin.

Massage Fresh cut herbs massage oil following your bath. It helps to both moisturize the skin light massage also relaxes your body and prepares you for sleep. Learn more about the benefits of this multi-use wonder oil here

Green Skin Care Blog brings simple spa delights to your home with Fresh From Your Kitchen: DIY recipes & treatments you can create with a trip to the grocer or health food store. Direct from the creator of The Grapeseed Company's personal stash of fresh beauty creations and concoctions.

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strawberry kiwi exfoliating mask
super silky bedtime bath salts
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cool cucumber under eye mask
lemon ginger revitalizing bath
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