Herbal Bath Recipes
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,
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,
Feverish Conditions: Try Cayenne, Ginger, Yarrow.
Moisturizing bath: Chamomile Flowers, Rose Petals.
Sleep: To induce restful and heeling sleep try Hops, Lime
Sleep: For children with sleeping problems try Chamomile, Lime
Skin: To tone the skin try Lavender, Nettles, Peppermint,
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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