250 Bath & Body Recipes - The following categories are included in this recipe collection: Bath,Body Powders,Body Soaps/Scrubs,Perfumes/Body Sprays,Remedies,Hair,Lotions/Creams/Toners,Facial Soaps/Cleansers/Masks,Lip Balms,Deodorants,Teeth Care,and more.. [NOOK Book]

250 Bath & Body Recipes - The following categories are included in this recipe collection: Bath,Body Powders,Body Soaps/Scrubs,Perfumes/Body Sprays,Remedies,Hair,Lotions/Creams/Toners,Facial Soaps/Cleansers/Masks,Lip Balms,Deodorants,Teeth Care,and more..

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Bath & Body Recipes


The following categories are included in this recipe collection: Bath
Body Powders
Body Soaps/Scrubs
Perfumes/Body Sprays
Facial Soaps/Cleansers/Masks
Lip Balms
Teeth Care
Nail Care
Eye Care
Injuries & Sore Muscles
Massage Oils

Several recipes use the Essential oil blend:
Fennel--8 drops
Grapefruit--14 drops Lemon--8 drops

Blend well.
A Bath For Emotional Balance
1/2 c Dried orange peel *OR* 1/2 Whole fresh orange; sliced
3 tb Dried jasmine flowers
2 tb Dried sandalwood chips

When everything seems just a bit too overwhelming, a bath can be extremely good medicine. This season, you might appreciate herbal remedies for feelings like nervousness, tension, anxiety or emotional fatigue. Try whole herbs like chamomile, jasmine, juniper, lavender, orange, rose, rosemary or sandalwood.

For a bath that'll restore your sense of balance, make an infusion of the listed herbs; sit back and enjoy.
A Bath To Help Varicose Veins
2 tb Dried ginger powder *OR* 4 tb Fresh gingerroot; chopped
4 tb Dried juniper
2 tb Dried rosemary
4 tb Dried lemon peel *OR* 1 Whole lemon; quartered

Although most often associated with women, bulging, enlarged veins can be a problem for both sexes. The condition is largely hereditary, but a case of varicose veins can be made worse by had habits; standing for long periods of time, wearing tight clothing, and sitting with the legs crossed. Hormonal fluctuations also can contribute to varicosity.
Herbal baths can help, although you should be careful not to take baths that are too hot (extreme temperatures can exacerbate the problem). Whole herbs that you can use in a bath to help boost circulation in the legs include geranium, ginger, juniper, lemon, peppermint and rosemary.

A Sleep Inducing Bath
4 tb Dried chamomile
3 tb Dried lemon balm
2 tb Dried passionflower
1 tb Dried valerian

If you're feeling agitated at bedtime, the right herbal combination can help you drift right off into the REM stage. Herbs that you might use in a bedtime bath include chamomile, hops, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, passionflower, sandalwood and valerian.

Bath Bag
1 7 inch square piece of muslin or other light fabric
12 Inch lenght of ribbon
1 c Potpourri

Make a potpourri of equal amounts of comfrey and chamomile.
Place the potpourri in the center of the fabric square. Gather all edges of fabric over the potpourri and tie with ribbon or string.
Bath Salts
1/2 c Epsom salt
1/2 c Baking soda
1/2 c Borax
2 dr Food coloring
40 dr Scented oil

Mix together and put in a pretty bottle.
Bath Salts
2 c Epson salts
1 c Sea salt or kosher salt
6 dr Essential oil
1/2 ts Glycerine
Food coloring

Mix well in ziplock bag. Store airtight.
Note: Add 2 T. rice flour to keep free flowing.
Cut-off Flower Water
7 dl Water
1 ts Vinegar
1 ea Aspirin or equivalent (containing acetylsalicylic acid)
1 ts Sugar

Crush the aspirin and blend everything together and use.
The sugar is nurishment for the flowers, while the acid kills the micro organisms that blok the stems from sucking up water.
For roses you can also use a lemon soft drink (For example:Schweppes).
Makes the bouquets last longer.
Herb Bath Bags
Cheesecloth or muslin Needle or sewing machine Thread
1 Ribbons, lace -- trim etc

Make bags out of muslin or cheesecloth. Decorate with trims and notions. Add ribbons so that the bags can hang from the faucet into the bath water. Fill bags with herbal bath mixtures. If you are really handy with machine or needle, bags can be made into shapes.

Scented Bath Bombs
Number Of Applications : 6 Preparation Time : 0:20
1 1/2 cups baking soda
1/2 cup citric acid
8 drops essential oil -- your choice of scent
1/2 teaspoon sweet almond oil
2 drops food coloring -- your choice of color

-Combine all ingredients.
-Press into muffin tin or mold of your choice.
-Release from mold.
-Wrap in colored plastic wrap and tie with a ribbon.

NOTES : Fizzes when dropped in water. When selecting an oil for scent, read warnings about use. Some oils are not intended to have direct contact with skin.
Scented Bath Crystals
Number Of Applications : 4 Preparation Time : 0:05 1 cup Epsom salts
10 drops essential oil -- your choice of scent 1 drop food coloring -- your choice of color

-Mix all ingredients well.
-Store in bottle or bag.
NOTES : This makes a wonderful gift when poured in a decorative glass bottle.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013622432
  • Publisher: S.H.W.
  • Publication date: 8/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 143,590
  • File size: 47 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2012


    Thi book didn't have a table of contents & i had to flip through the whole thing to find the recipes i wanted. I was dissapointed with 90% of recipes. Its ok if you are just starting out & have never made your own products before.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2014

    This is the best

    It has so many recipes to choose from you can never be un satisfied

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2012


    This is loaded with recipes. Great book. Well worth it!

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