Homemade Bath Salts Recipe with Essential Oils

Whenever I need to relax after a long day of work, I find myself gravitating towards the inviting bathtub. Nothing compares to “me time” in the bathtub especially with few candles lit and an episode of “Friends” playing. As if that can get any better, this homemade bath salts recipe formulated by our amazing aromatherapists can help you further loosen up and de-stress.

You’re gonna feel so rejuvenated–don’t be surprised if you feel like a whole new person after the little me-time session you’re gonna have with your new homemade bath salts.

Ravensara Essential Oil

Ravensara Essential Oil has a medicinal and woody aroma. It has calming properties that can help you destress.

Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary Essential Oil has uplifting, warming, and soothing properties that add to the overall ambiance of this recipe! The earthy and floral aroma gives this recipe a boost of freshness!

Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium Essential Oil has a floral and sweet aroma. It’s uplifting and calming properties work well with the other oils in this recipe!

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil is the carrier oil in this recipe! Carrier oils are used to dilute the essential oils to a safe level to apply on your skin. It also gives more substance for the epsom salts to soak up in this specific recipe.

Epsom Salts

Epsom Salts are the substance in this recipe! They are used frequently in bath recipes because of the health benefits they provide.

This recipe is safe to use with children 10+.

Do not use this recipe in close proximity to dogs and cats as the essential oils in this recipe can cause irritation. For more information on using essential oils with cats, check out this blog post, for dogs, this blog post

Never ingest any essential oil, even if it’s generally regarded as safe. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils, check out this blog post

“These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”

Homemade Bath Salts Recipe with Essential Oils

Recipe by Katie Veldkamp



  • In a small container, drop in your Ravensara, Rosemary, and Geranium Essential Oils.
  • Then add 1 tablespoon of Jojoba Oil. Give it a few stirs.
  • Then, pour the oil mixture into your Epsom salts.
  • Mix all the ingredients together and add to a full bath for 15-30 minutes to rejuvenate.

Taking a bath with these homemade bath salts is something that everyone should try! Let us know what you think about this recipe by commenting below or connecting with us on social media @fromsimplyearth!

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