Bath Salt

Give the gift of relaxation this holiday season.
This DIY lets you disguise an aromatherapy Epsom salt bath treatment as a festive Christmas ornament. 

When it's not decorating your tree, this ornament will double as a therapeutic addition to a warm bath. Simply take off the ornament top and pour the contents into the tub. 

You can customize the color and aroma of each ornament for everyone on your Christmas list.

Round plastic ornaments
1 cup Epsom or Himalayan salt
(you may need more or less depending on the size of your ornament)
5–10 drops of your favorite dōTERRA essential oil
*Optional dried herbs or flower petals

1. Mix desired amount of Epsom salt in bowl and add some skin-safe colorant if desired.
Add dried herbs or flower petals to mixture for color and added aroma.
2. Add the essential oils of your choice. Mix well.
3. Add the bath salt to plastic ornament until full.
4. Once full, put the top of the ornament back on.
5.When ready to use, add desired amount of mixture to a warm bath.
  • 5-10 drops Lavender essential oil
  • 5-10 drops Adaptiv essential oil
  • 3 drops Grapefruit essential oil
  • 2 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops Lavender essential oil
  • 4 drops Cedarwood essential oil
  • 4 drops Lavender essential oil
  • 3 drops Sweet Orange essential oil
Sore Muscle
  • 4 drops Frankincense
  • 3 drops Roman chamomile
  • *Optional 3 drops Deep Blue or Aromatouch
Menstrual Cramps
  • 3 drops Clary sage essential oil
  • 3 drops Geranium essential oil
  • 3 drops Balance essential oil
  • 3 drops Serenity essential oil
  • 3 drops Frankincense essential oil
  • 2 drops Sandalwood essential oil
  • 2 drops Bergamot essential oil
  • 3 drops Grapefruit essential oil
  • 2 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops Lavender essential oil
Aromatherapy Bath Salt Benefits
Here are some benefits you can expect to achieve when you use bath salts.
  • Stress Relief and Relaxation: Everyone knows that a warm bath can offer a stress release, but adding bath salts with essential oils you get triple benefits. Pick relaxing and calming essential oils like Roman chamomile or cedarwood.
  • Deeply Clean Your Skin: Bath salts are cleansing and purifying to the skin, soak, and allow them to work for you.
  • Soothe Muscle Aches & Pains: A sore body will love a warm, soothing bath soak as the bath salts ease the discomfort. Try recipe #4 Sore Muscle Bath Salts.
  • Improve Skin Hydration: Bath salts not only soften the skin but with the added oils you will get well-hydrated skin. Recipe #1 has nourishing lavender and jojoba oil, perfect for combating dry skin.
  • Detoxify Your Body: Draw out the toxins from your body with detoxifying natural salts and essential oils.
*While doTERRA® uses third-party testing and analytics to ensure each essential oil bottle reaches high standards without chemical impurities, this isn't true for all essential oil distributors. By using thoroughly tested, high quality essential oils, you'll be able to safely and easily use essential oils internally.