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Soothing Oatmeal Bath Salt Recipe

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A wonderful soothing treat for your skin! A combination of the soothing nature of oatmeal - and the detoxifying and soothing qualities of the salts.


  • 2 cups of epsom salt
  • 1 cup of sea salt
  • 1.5 cups of finely pulverized oatmeal
  • 1/2 ounce of lavender essential oil


  1. Measure out the salts and mix them together well, making sure to break up any clumps. I find that a large, wide, stainless steel bowl works best for blending the salts.
  2. Grind the oatmeal finely in a food processor or spice grinder. You want it about the consistency of sugar or salt. Add it to the salts and mix well.
  3. Add the essential oil. I love lavender in soothing and relaxing bath salt blends...but you can use any fragrance or essential oil blend you like.
  4. Mix everything together well.
  5. Scoop the salts into jars or other air-tight containers.
  6. Add the oatmeal-salts to briskly running water and enjoy a soothing soak. I find that about a cup of oatmeal salts in a normal size bath is about right. But use as much or as little as you like.
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great!!!, Member mychompers

I've used a recipe similar to this but I added powdered milk and extra virgin olive oil to mine and it was so nice!!

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