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Measuring the Salts

Measuring the Salts

David Fisher
You can experiment with exactly what combination of salts you have on hand or prefer...but I prefer a 3:2 ratio of Epsom salt and sea salt. So a basic bath salts recipe would be:
  • 3 cups Epsom Salt
  • 2 cups sea salt
  • 1/2 ounce of fragrance or essential oil
Measure out the salts and mix them together well, making sure to break up any clumps. Here is where you would add in your baking soda. To this recipe, I would add 1 cup of baking soda...for a 3:2:1 ratio of salts to the baking soda.
  • 3 cups Epsom Salt
  • 2 cups sea salt
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 ounce of fragrance or essential oil

I like about 1-2% fragrance or essential oil in my salts. That amounts to about 1/2 ounce of fragrance for this recipe. (If you put too much fragrance, your salts will tend to clump.)

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