Archive for the ‘Herbal Bath Preparations’ Category

Refreshing Herbal Gels for Your Bath

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Floral Bath Gels—These are made with fresh or dried flowers such as lavender, thyme, and chamomile ground to a paste or powder. (To select the appropriate flower remedy for your needs, please check the herbal list in the “Herbal  Hair Care’ category of ‘betweenclosefriends.com More herbal recipes for soaps and other bath preparations are included [...]

Home made Herbal Soap–Soothing and Refreshing

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Honey and Herb Soap—A soothing and refreshing soap. Select your herbs to use according to your needs. A list of herbs and their properties can be found in the “Herbal Hair Care‘ Category of this blog. (Using an infusion of pot marigold leaves is especially healing in treating thread veins and varicose veins. Whereas, using [...]

Soothing and Refreshing Herbal Bath Soap

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Herbal Bath Splash—Somewhere between a bath oil and a soap, splashes are made by blending a herbal infusion with grated pure castile soap.
1 handful of blackberry or eucalyptus leaves
2 pints of soft water, rainwater if possible
5 T grated castile soap

Put the leaves in a pan. Pour in the [...]

Homemade Fragrant Herbal Bath Preparations to soothe and refresh after a hard day!

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Bath PreparationsTaking a bath can be all things to all people. Depending on your choice of herbs, a bath or shower can help you face the rigors of the day or to relax afterwards. As an added bonus, a fragrant and soothing herbal bath can help soften the skin and replenish your body’s natural oils.

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Refreshing and Soothing Herbal Bath Bags

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Herbal Bath Bags—These are much more fun than putting commercial bubble bath into the water. Tie them over the taps and make sure the hot running water is going through them—this will release lovely herbal scents that relax and comfort you. These Herbal Bath Bags are a wonderful accompaniment to the Herbal Bath Oils, and [...]

Soothing Mint Footbath and Massage Oil

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Mint Footbath and Massage Oil–After a long day on your feet, try soaking them in this soothing footbath. Then rub the mint oil into your feet to smooth and soften before you go to bed. The mint essential oil has a refreshing scent that will also help to relax you while refreshing your feet. (For [...]

Fragrant Floral Bath Gels

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Floral Bath Gels—These are made with fresh or dried flowers, (such as lavender, thyme, and chamomile–check out the list of herbs and their corresponding attributes, under the “Hair Care” Categories of this blog) ground to a paste or powder, then added to water. You can use more water to make more of a soft soap, [...]

Ultimate Luxurious Bath Oil to Soothe and Moisturize Your Skin

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Frothy Bath Oil—This is the ultimate in bath preparations which will feed, soothe, and moisturize the skin. (For a soothing and relaxing, easy to prepare bubble bath, check out the “Lavender Bubble Bath” included in the ‘Herbal Bath Preparations’ Category of betweenclosefriends.com Blog)
2 eggs
1 c olive oil
½ cup corn oil
½ cup [...]

Easy to Make Herbal Bubble Bath

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Lavender Bubble Bath–There is no need to buy commercially made bubble baths again. This fragrance is quite delicious and so simple to make that you can make some spares as gifts for friends and family—you will be in great demand!
1 bunch lavender
3 drops oil of lavender
1 large bottle of clear organic shampoo
a clean [...]

Joint-soothing Bath Oil

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Lemongrass, Coriander and Clove Bath—If you are suffering from stiff limbs after excessive exercise, this bath will help stimulate the circulation and relieve suffering in joints and muscles. (For a relaxing, and sleep inducing bath, see “Soothing, Moisturizing and Stress Relieving Bath Oil” under the Herbal Bath Preparations Categories of this Blog.)
2 T [...]