Create the Best Aromatherapy Bath Product for You

Aromatherapy offers many benefits and using an Aromatherapy bath product is no exception. Aromatherapy uses the essential oils of plants for their therapeutic and healing qualities. This is not a new concept and many of the beauty secrets dating back to the ancient Egyptians, Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans all involve Aromatherapy and essential oils.

It is beneficial when choosing an Aromatherapy bath product to have some understanding of various essential oils and their effectiveness. This way, you can choose an aromatherapy bath product that is perfect for your skin type and condition.

Bath with AromatherapyYour Perfect Aromatherapy Bath

Run a warm bath and ensure the door and windows are closed. When your bathtub is filled, add up to 10 drops of essential oil to the water, swishing your hand through to circulate the oils. As the oil is moved, the scent will rise with the steam of the water.

Now get in and feel the stresses of the day evaporate as your inhale the wonderful aroma.

Recipe for a Relaxing and Calming Bath

  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Bergamot
  • 2 drops Cedarwood

 

Creating Your Own Aromatherapy Bath Product

Aromatherapy Bath ProductYou can create your own aromatherapy bath product by using essential oils and some base ingredients. These are fun to use for yourself, or to give as gifts. For the bath, create aromatherapy bath salts. For post-bath pampering, you can make facial creams, massage oils, body lotions, perfumes, and facial masks. You will find base products in many health food stores, then add one or more essential oils to finish the product.

For creating a bath salt Aromatherapy bath product use 2-3 drops per ¾ cup of epson salt. Another great recipe is to make a massage oil by adding 4-10 drops of essential oil to 1 ounce of carrier oil. Then treat yourself to an aromatic massage after your relaxing bath.

Oils for an Aromatherapy Bath Product

There are countless essential oils and combinations of oils that you can use to create an aromatherapy bath product. Some of the most frequently used oils include Frankincense, Myrrh, and Patchouli for dry skin; Lemongrass, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, and Lime for oily skin; Chamomile, Neroli, Rosewood, Cedarwood, and Sage are great for sensitive skin; Sandalwood, Frankincense, and Rosewood are good choices for treating mature or aging skin.