Dried juniper berries have been used for centuries in traditional medicine for their detoxifying properties. They contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that can help improve skin health and reduce inflammation in the body. In a bath bomb, the essential oils and compounds in juniper berries are released into the water, creating a relaxing and therapeutic bath experience. This can help detoxify the skin and body, as well as soothe sore muscles and reduce stress.
Kaolin clay is a gentle and mild clay that is perfect for sensitive skin. It has natural detoxifying properties that can help draw out impurities and excess oils from the skin, leaving it feeling soft and clean. In a bath bomb, kaolin clay can help exfoliate and cleanse the skin, promoting a healthy glow and leaving the skin feeling refreshed and revitalized. It can also help soothe irritation and inflammation, making it a great option for those with sensitive or acne-prone skin.
Dried lavender is well-known for its calming and relaxing properties. It can help reduce stress and anxiety, and promote a restful night's sleep. In a bath bomb, dried lavender can help create a relaxing and soothing atmosphere, promoting relaxation and easing tension. It can also help moisturize and soothe the skin, leaving it feeling soft and nourished.
When combined, these three ingredients offer a unique and therapeutic bath experience that can provide a range of benefits for the mind and body. Whether you're looking to relax and unwind after a long day, soothe sore muscles, or simply enjoy a luxurious bath experience, a bath bomb that incorporates dried juniper berries, kaolin clay, and dried lavender is a great option to consider.
- 1 cup baking soda
- 1/2 cup citric acid
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 cup Foothills Naturals Kaolin Clay
- 2 tablespoons Foothills Naturlals Dried Juniper Berries, ground
- 2 tablespoons Foothills Naturals Dried French Lavender Flowers, ground
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1-2 teaspoons water
- Optional: lavender essential oil, for a stronger scent
In a separate small bowl, mix together the coconut oil, water, and essential oil (if using).
Slowly add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, whisking constantly until the mixture resembles wet sand.
Using your hands or a bath bomb mold, pack the mixture tightly into a ball or desired shape.
Let the bath bomb dry for at least 24 hours, until it is hardened and dry to the touch.
Drop the bath bomb into a warm bath and enjoy the relaxing and detoxifying benefits of juniper and kaolin, as well as the calming properties of lavender.
This bath bomb recipe is perfect for those looking for a relaxing and soothing bath experience. The combination of juniper, kaolin clay, and lavender offers a unique and therapeutic experience that can help ease tension and promote relaxation. Try this recipe out for yourself and enjoy the luxurious benefits of a homemade bath bomb