Herb baths have been soothing tired bodies for centuries. Chamomile, calendula, rose geranium leaves, jasmine, and lavender are among herbs long known for their soothing aromas. Used in a bath, other herbs, including basil, lemon verbena, marjoram, rosemary, and fennel, stimulate the senses, too.
Loose herbs in the bath may stop up the drain and cling to your skin, so use one of the methods described here to add herbs to your bath water.
- 4 cups of boiling water
- 4 tablespoons of fresh or dried herbs
1. Combine and steep for 30 minutes.
2. Strain and add to bath water.
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