Relax and Unwind with Homemade Bath Salts

Essential oils are great for aromatherapy and wellness projects at home and in your work space.  ​They are commonly used to make candles, soaps, grooming products and household deodorants and cleansers. Today we will focus on making homemade bath salts to relax tired, aching muscles and give your skin a radiant glow.

If you’re a ​home crafter, you’re probably already familiar with the many uses and fragrances of ​essential oils.

Even if you work ​from home, it's ​a great idea to keep a supply of homemade bath salts on hand. These soothing bath salts ​are a great way to end a hectic day.  

Because essential oils are so popular, they can bring in additional revenue to a new or existing business as an add on product or as a product ingredient.

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For example, if you’re in the wellness and/or personal care industries, you have the option of introducing fragrances that relax and lift the spirits.

There’s nothing like a mild, fragrant aroma to calm the senses during a massage, manicure or other personal grooming service. 

Basic fragrances can be blended to obtain new and exciting aromas that your customers will love. They can also be used to make new products like the bath salts shown below.

Create a relaxing atmosphere using the combination of aromatherapy, essential oils and essential oil diffusers, allowing your customers to experience the fragrant aromas and blends. There are lots of books, articles and information available on the benefits of using essential oils to promote wellness.

Unwind After a Long Day

For healing homemade bath salts that relieve muscle tension after a long day, use this quick and easy recipe I found on Dr. Axe’s website. This healing homemade bath salts recipe will help increase relaxation, relieve muscle pain, decrease stress and support body detoxification. And it’s great to make ahead and store so that it can be used when needed. It’s also a great DIY gift item that can be used my most everyone.

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The great thing about this recipe is that it uses some very simple ingredients that you can buy online. Receive wonderful results in the comfort of home versus spending hundreds of dollars at the spa. I have added links to purchase Epsom salts and glass jars on The lavender essential oil can be purchased here on our website. We have certified essential oils that are a great combination for many of the recipes you’ll see here.

Homemade Bath Salts

Total Prep Time: 2 Minutes

Serves: 4



  1. Combine dry ingredients and store in a closed container
  2. At bath time, add 1 cup of dry ingredients and the lavender to the water
  3. Soak for 20-40 minutes (the longer the better)

Take a look at the video above to see how easy and quick this recipe can be made. Relax and enjoy!

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There’s nothing like a mild, fragrant aroma to calm the senses during a massage, manicure or other personal grooming service.  Basic fragrances can be blended to new and exciting aromas that your customers will love. Create new products like the homemade bath salts shown here.


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I've been an online entrepreneur since 1998 and started this blog in April of 2015 to support the work at home lifestyle and provide information on healthy living. My goal is to help as many people as possible start and maintain successful home businesses.

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