Lavender Decongestant Bath Bombs and Shower melts

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Lavender Decongestant Bath Bombs & Shower melts

Are you feeling a bit congested during the cold season? These Lavender Decongestant Bath Bombs and Shower melts are a great way to help open up your sinuses.  We just love using these great aromatherapy bath bombs and shower melts during the winter months when colds and the flu are running rampant. 

Both the bath bombs and shower melts use the same ingredients other than Citric acid which helps the bath bombs fizz.

Materials for Bath bombs:

  1. 2-6 drops of Lavender essential oils
  2. 2-6 drops of Peppermint essential oils
  3. 2-6 drops of Eucalyptus essential oils
  4. 1/4 C Epsom salt 
  5. 1/2 C Baking soda
  6. 1/4 C Citric Acid 
  7. 1/4 C Cornstarch
  8. 1 to 3 Tablespoons of water or witch hazel
  9. Food coloring of choice
  10. 2 bowls
  11. whisk
  12. silicone mold HERE or fillable ornaments HERE

Directions:

  1. In one bowl combine Epson salt, citric acid, cornstarch, and baking soda
  2. In the other bowl combine essential oils, food coloring and water
  3. Slowly mix in your liquid ingredients with your dry (add the water very slowly, do this until your mixture can squeezed together but is not wet)
  4. Pack the mixture into your bath bomb molds very tightly
  5. Let dry overnight

 

Materials for Shower Melts:

  1. 2-6 drops of Lavender essential oils
  2. 2-6 drops of Peppermint essential oils
  3. 2-6 drops of Eucalyptus essential oils
  4. 1/4 C Epsom salt 
  5. 1/2 C Baking soda
  6. 1/2 C Cornstarch
  7. 2-4 Tablespoons of water or witch hazel
  8. Food coloring of choice
  9. 2 bowls
  10. whisk
  11. silicone mold HERE or fillable ornaments HERE

Directions for Shower Melts:

  1. In one bowl combine cornstarch, Epsom salt, and baking soda
  2. In the other bowl combine essential oils, food coloring and water
  3. Slowly mix in your liquid ingredients with your dry (add the water very slowly, do this until your mixture can squeezed together but is not wet)
  4. Pack the mixture into your bath bomb molds very tightly
  5. Let dry overnight or place in freezer for about 1-2 hours to harden 

Place shower melts on a plate near drain while you shower (if you put it directly on shower floor use caution as it can make the floor very slippery). 

Store away from any moisture or light, stores well in the fridge

 

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. Mary Donahue

    Thanks for sharing the recipe for the bath/shower melts. I’m planning on making these and giving them away for gifts. I suffer from sinus issues and hope this will help me…

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