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15 Bath Oil Recipes Using Nourishing Essential Oils

One of the best ways to keep your skin soft and silky is with bath oils. These bath oil recipes are so easy to make and use! Who doesn’t like taking a relaxing luxurious bath now and then to soothe away tiredness and body aches? Try one of these bath oil recipes now!

It’s no wonder bath oils have been used by every culture for thousands of years. As a sensual body ritual, women understood that bath oils not only helped to retain their skin’s youthful glow but that they reduced cellulite and fat, promoted healing, and relieved stress.

As an aromatic experience in the shower or bath, you will benefit from the essential oils in your bath oil in a number of ways. Your skin will easily absorb the oils carrying nutrients to those necessary areas via the blood-stream. When using one of these 15 bath oil recipes in a hot shower or bath, the fragrant steam is inhaled which stimulates the limbic region (emotional center) of the brain—increasing a sense of well-being.

And, after a hard day at work, there are few things more satisfying than a bath to help reduce aches, pains, or joint stiffness. In addition, aromatic baths are excellent for skin troubles, circulatory problems, respiratory symptoms, stress and nervous tension, insomnia, and menstrual pain. As a bath for detoxifying the body, using the right combination of essential oils can eliminate your body of toxins, helping you lose weight and get healthy.

15 Bath Oil Recipes Using Essential Oils

You can dress up your essential oils with interesting colorful bottles and small décor dropped in like crystals, shells, etc. Why not give these as gifts to family and friends for the holidays? Personalize them with a label and blend name like “Caroline’s Garden Bath Oil” or “Rachel’s Romantic Bath Oil.” These will be a sure favorite!

 

GARDEN BATH OIL

What You Will Need:
4 tablespoons Sweet Almond oil
12 drops Sandalwood essential oil
8 drops Orange essential oil
4 drops Rose essential oil
2 drops Lemon essential oil
Dark glass bottle

What To Do:

1. Mix all of the ingredients together and store in a dark bottle.
2. Add 1 tablespoon of the scented oil to a warm bath and swish the water around. Relax in your bath for at least 15 minutes.

 

CIRCULATORY BATH OIL

Cypress essential oil is known for alleviating circulatory problems and Orange essential oil helps with dry skin.

What You Will Need:
½ ounce Sweet Almond oil
4 drops Cypress essential oil
4 drops Orange essential oil

What To Do:

1. Combine oils and add to a running bath.
2. Soak for 15-20 minutes.

 

ZEST BATH OIL

Enjoy a relaxing and invigorating bath!

What You Will Need:
3 1/3 ounces Sweet Almond oil
2/3 ounce Wheat Germ oil
25 drops Grapefruit essential oil
25 drops Coriander essential oil

What To Do:

1. Mix all the above ingredients together and store in a dark bottle.
2. Add about 1 tablespoon of your scented oil to a warm bath and swish the water around. Relax and enjoy your bath for at least 15 minutes.

 

TONING OIL

Use this oil before taking a bath or shower!

What You Will Need:
4 drops Black Pepper essential oil
3 drops Ginger essential oil
1 drop Parsley essential oil
6 drops Lemongrass essential oil

What To Do:

1. In a bottle or small jar, combine the essential oils and shake to blend well.
2. Use 5 drops of the toning oil with 1 teaspoon of Sweet Almond oil or another carrier oil.
3. Massage all over body before getting into the bath or shower.

 

MILK & HONEY BATH OIL

What You Will Need:
1 cup Honey
2 cups Milk
1 cup Salt
¼ cup Baking Soda
½ cup Jojoba oil
Essential oil (your choice)
Bowl

What To Do:

1. In a bowl, combine the honey, milk, and salt.
2. Add the Jojoba oil and a few drops of the essential oil.
3. Fill your tub and pour the mixture in.

 

LEMON TWIST BATH OIL

What You Will Need:
¼ cup Sweet Almond oil
¼ cup Vinegar
¼ teaspoon Lemon essential oil
¼ teaspoon Bergamot essential oil
2 teaspoons Lemon juice

What To Do:

1. Place all of the ingredients in a sealable glass container or jar.
2. Replace lid and shake well. This one will create a very interesting effect as the oils and the vinegar will keep separating from one another. Just remember before using to give it another good shake.

 

ORANGE & SPEARMINT BATH OIL

This is a mind-easing blend for total relaxation.

What You Will Need:
½ cup Coconut oil
½ teaspoon Spearmint essential oil
½ teaspoon Orange essential oil
Bottle

What To Do:

1. Simply add all three ingredients together in a bottle or a jar. Shake well.
2. Add to a running bath and soak.

 

ARTHRITIS RELIEF BATH OIL

What You Will Need:
1 cup Sweet Almond oil
15 drops Lavender essential oil
8 drops Clary Sage essential oil
7 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil
Bottle

What To Do:

1. Combine the essential oils and almond oil in a bottle.
2. Shake well to mix then add a couple of tablespoons to running water.
3. Soak for 15 minutes.

 

BACKACHE RELIEF BATH OIL

Thyme essential oil, well known for its medicinal properties, works together with Eucalyptus to help relieve back and joint pain.

What You Will Need:
1 cup Sweet Almond oil
15 drops Thyme essential oil
5 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
Bottle

What To Do:

1. Combine the essential oils and almond oil in a bottle or jar.
2. Shake well to mix then add a couple of tablespoons to running water.
3. Soak for 15 minutes.

 

PMS BATH OIL

Relax and soak yourself while the oils do the work.

What You Will Need:
1/8 cup Sweet Almond oil
1/8 cup Grapeseed oil
3 drops Clary Sage oil
3 drops Lavender essential oil
2 drops Rose absolute oil
2 drops Juniper essential oil
Bottle

What To Do:

1. Add all of the oils together in a bottle and shake well.
2. To use, add the oils to your warm running bath water and mix well. Relax and soak for 15-20 minutes. If your stomach and abdomen are bloated, you can use a few drops of the oils to rub gently and directly onto the area.

 

ROMANCE BATH OIL

Allow your senses to stimulate your thoughts as well as warm your body, mind, and soul.

What You Will Need:
4 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil
4 drops Frankincense essential oil
4 drops Jasmine essential oil
4 drops Sandalwood essential oil
4 drops Rose essential oil

What To Do:

1. Measure out the ingredients as needed above, drop by drop, placing them under the flow of your warm running bath water.
2. Add a lit candle or two and take time out to relax and enjoy yourself.

 

SWEET ‘N SOFT BATH OIL

Enjoy the warm wonderful aroma of a bath as your body soaks up the oils.

What You Will Need:
1/8 cup Soybean oil
1/8 cup Jojoba oil
½ teaspoon Honey
15 drops Rosemary essential oil
12 drops Lemon essential oil
5 drops Sandalwood essential oil
Bottle

What To Do:

1. Add all of the ingredients together in a bottle and shake well to blend.
2. Pour a few tablespoons into warm running water as you fill your bathtub.

 

RELAXING LAVENDER HONEY BATH OIL

Did you know that honey has a calming effect? Combined with the pure essential oil of Lavender, it’s a yummy bath treatment. Why not try it tonight!

What You Will Need:
2 ounces Honey
5 drops Lavender essential oil

What To Do:

1. Combine the honey and Lavender in a jar. Shake well.
2. Use 1-2 tablespoons per bath.

 

VARICOSE VEINS BATH OIL

This bath includes essential oils that can help boost circulation in the legs such as Ginger, Juniper, Lemon, Rosemary, and Cypress.

What You Will Need:
2 drops Ginger essential oil
2 drops Rosemary essential oil
2 drops Lemon essential oil
4 drops Juniper essential oil
4 drops Cypress essential oil
1 ounce Sweet Almond oil
Bottle or jar

What To Do:

1. In a bottle or jar, add essential oils and Sweet Almond oil. Blend well.
2. Add to a bath of warm running water.

 

MEDITATION BATH OIL

What You Will Need:
½ ounce Sweet Almond oil
5 drops Sandalwood essential oil
5 drops Rose essential oil
5 drops Lavender essential oil
½ teaspoon Mandarin essential oil
Small dark glass bottle

What To Do:

1. Combine all of the ingredients in a small dark glass bottle. Shake to mix thoroughly.
2. Add to running bath water. As you soak, meditate upon a favorite verse or saying.

 

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