Start off your day feeling fresh.
Bath salts don’t always have to leave us feeling slow and oozy, they can be a refreshing and stimulating experience to help kick-start your day.
This stimulating bath recipe is filled with energising scents, such as rosemary, lemon, peppermint and cypress, alongside muscle-relaxing salts that will help refresh your senses, relieve tension in the muscles and joints, encouraging vitality, in hand significantly improving your mood.
Behind our Stimulating Bath Recipe…
The ingredients incorporated in this stimulating bath recipe are formulated to energise, uplift and vitalise your mind and body.
Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary essential oil is popularly known for its invigorating scent and stimulating actions.
According to a 2017 study, rosemary essential oil was successful in relieving exercise-induced fatigue. Additionally, rosemary is viewed as one of the most potent herbs for treating physical and mental fatigue.
Rosemary essential oil is a powerful stimulant that can encourage vitality. Infuse rosemary essential oil in your stimulating baths, diffusers, aromatherapy oil blends and facial steams for best results.
Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon essential oil is an energising and fragrant aroma that can help uplift dull skin and refresh the senses. Lemon can aid in digestion, promote immunity (Babar Ali et al., 2015) and ease feelings of mental exhaustion by significantly enhancing and uplifting the mood (Buchbauer et al., 1993).
Additionally, lemon can also help relieve respiratory infections and congestion (Grace, 1999), which may open the airways of the respiratory tract so that you breathe deeply, and safely.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint essential oil is a cooling and restorative aroma that is most popularly known for its decongesting properties. A 2014 study confirms the use of peppermint essential oil in improving lung capacity and inhalation ability, which in hand may enhance physiological and mental performance.
Infuse peppermint essential oil in your aromatherapy practice to refresh your senses and improve mental clarity.
Cypress Essential Oil
Cypress is an evergreen tree with a woody and herbaceous aroma. It is known for its uses in detoxification and soothing muscular tension. A 2017 study shows that cypress essential oil exhibits high anti-oxidant activity against free radicals, while showing anti-inflammatory actions on the muscles and joints, and decongesting effects for the respiratory tract (Selim, Samy A et al., 2014).
Stimulating Bath Recipe: Rise + Reset
- 1 cup of sea salt
- 1 tbsp carrier oil of choice (jojoba, grapeseed, sweet almond oil)
- 3 drops rosemary essential oil
- 3 drops lemon essential oil
- 2 drops peppermint essential oil
- 2 drops cypress essential oil
- (optional) a handful of herbs to sprinkle: rosemary, peppermint, oregano sprigs, and/or lemon slices
- mix dry ingredients in a bowl and add your carrier oil of choice.
- blend essential oils into the bowl and combine all ingredients together.
- add the sprinkle of herbs, then transfer the ingredients into a warm bath.
- lay in your bath-tub, and enjoy!
*Please do not disregard professional medical advise. This information is not meant to treat or diagnose any medical conditions. Always consult with a healthcare practitioner for appropriate treatment. Take caution if your are diabetic, epileptic, pregnant, breastfeeding or facing any serious health issues.