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How To Add Scent To Your Epsom Salts

    Soothing, relaxing, and therapeutic, that’s what baths are all about! However, they can be so much more with the addition of Epsom salts. Not only do they help to soften your skin, but they also have a wealth of other benefits as well. Adding scent to your Epsom salts can make your bath experience even more enjoyable and beneficial. This article will give you a detailed guide on how you can add fragrance to your Epsom salt and start making your bath time even better!

    Adding Essential Oils To Your Epsom Salts

    There are many essential oils and scented oils you can add to your bath. This will make it much easier for you to choose which scent you would like in your bath, and it will also make the whole bathing experience much more enjoyable! First, you need to decide what scent you want in your Epsom salts. Once you have chosen this, you need to add about 2-3 drops of oil into each cup of Epsom salts. Then mix well and give it a try!

    Bath Oil

    Another option is bath oil. You can find great scented oils at most grocery stores or even online! Pour some under running water for a delicious scent during your next bath. Make sure to check the instructions on your bath oil because adding certain kinds to your Epsom salts may not be recommended. Remember, you can always try different scents, but be very careful so that you do not irritate your skin or lungs!

    Fragrance Oils For Epsom Salts

    You can also buy fragrance oils for your Epsom salts. This way, you have the option to create different scents every time you take a bath! To add them to your salts, you need to add about 1 tsp of oil per cup of your salt and mix well. Then just give it a try and see how you like it. You can then add more or less depending on how powerful a scent you want in your bath!

    For Relaxing

    • 2 cups Epsom salts
    • 10 drops of lavender oil
    • 5 drops of chamomile oil

    For Soothing

    • 2 cups Epsom salts
    • 4 drops of peppermint oil
    • 5 drops of lemon oil
    • 3 ounces of almond or olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons of aloe vera gel
    • 10 drops of lime essential oil

    For Energizing  

    • 2 cups Epsom salts   
    • 7 drops of grapefruit seed extract (optional, may cause allergic reactions for some)
    • 2 drops of lemon or grapefruit oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon of vegetable glycerin 


    Epsom salts have many benefits, and now you can even add scents to them! This will make your bathing experience more enjoyable and help your skin feel smoother after your bath. Try out different oils or essential oils for different effects.