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Herbal Bath Recipes

The best, and most pleasant, way of absorbing herbal compounds through the skin is by bathing in a full body bath with an infusion, decoction, or aromatherapy oil added to the water.

Antiseptic bath: To aid infective skin disorders try Lavender, Peppermint, Thyme.

Calming bath: Due to whatever reason try Lemon balm, Valerian.

Circulation bath: To aid circulatory problems try Cayenne, Ginger, Rosemary, Thyme, Yarrow.

Cleansing bath: Especially for oily skin try Lemongrass, Lovage, Yarrow

Feverish Conditions: Try Cayenne, Ginger, Yarrow.

Moisturizing bath: Chamomile Flowers, Rose Petals.

Sleep: To induce restful and heeling sleep try Hops, Lime Blossom, Valerian.

Sleep: For children with sleeping problems try Chamomile, Lime Blossom.

taking a relacing herbal bathSkin: To tone the skin try Lavender, Nettles, Peppermint, Thyme, Yarrow.

Softening bath: Or as wrinkle-removers try Fennel, Rose Petals.

Stress/Tension bath: For a relaxing bath try Elder Flowers, Lavender leaves or flowers, Lemon Balm, Rosemary.

Teething problems: For babies with teething problems try the herbs mentioned under Sleep: For children with sleeping problems.


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