Homemade Bath Salt



Age old science states that Ancient Doctors suggested people with skin ailments and allergies to soak in sea water or hot springs as treatment. Similarly, bath salts have been in usage for the same purpose from quite sometime. Common man usually doesn't think of bath salts, however, their usage relates to muscle relaxation and even treatment of arthritis. Here is an easy method to prepare one such bath salt at home, and it need not be used for whole body soak with people not finding enough time to take a lazy shower, they can be considered for foot soaks too.

Muscle Soothing Bath Salt:
Makes 24 oz

1cup kosher salt or Sea Salt, we don't need iodized salt here.
1cup Baking Soda
1cup Epsom salt

Mix all ingredients together and pour into a clean, dry glass or BPA free plastic container.
At the time of use, pour one cup of the mixture into warm tub slowly, allowing the salts to dissolve completely.
Soak your body for atleast 20 minutes, but no more than 40 minutes. ( Scientific reason unknown)..

This bath salt mixture is perfect for relaxing and refreshing the whole body. You can even add few drops of your favourite essential oils to the mixture for a pleasant scent.


- Prathyusha Talluri