What You Need to Know For an Herbal Tea Bath

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Herbal tea baths are rather easy to make at home. Still, when you’re preparing for an herbal bath, you want the right ingredients for it to be effective. Believe it or not, certain herbs are more suitable for calming, relaxations and more. For example, Epson salt, essential oils, and baking sodas are perfect for detox baths.

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Once you’ve mastered herbal combinations, you can get creative by adding sea salts, oats, and other infusing elements to the bath. For now, we want to stick to the basics for your convenience! The following are herbal ingredients best for baths:

Roses– astringent, anti-inflammatory, helpful in cases of nervous tension, and aids in reducing insomnia

Calendula– anti-inflammatory and skin-soothing

Peppermint– helps with energy and invigorates

Lavender– promotes in sleep and calming

Rosemary– ideal for cell regeneration, healing wounds, and astringent

Lemon Balm– treats inflammatory conditions and helps calm the nervous system

Plantain– astringent, heals wounds, and anti-inflammatory

Besides herbs, you may add other ingredients to help soothe you! The following are optional for your herbal bath:

Oats– helps with itch and dry skin

Epsom salt– relieves with sore muscles and good for reducing stress

Sea salt– increases circulation, relieves sore muscles and helps lower water retention

First, you will need to select your herbal combination. Choose up to four herbs totalling up to eight tablespoons in a muslin bag. Don’t have a muslin bag? You may purchase them online, or they are typically food in health food stores! Soak your herbal bag in the bath for about 15 minutes.