LAVENDER SALT SOAK

Had a busy day? Add 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup salt soak mix to your next warm bath, swish around to dissolve, and then relax, easing tired, aching muscles while you soak. Salt soaks help stimulate circulation, increase moisture retention and detox, hydrate and soothe irritated skin. This mix also makes a lovely foot soak! 
    
Materials Required for LAVENDER SALT SOAK

YIELD: AROUND 2 CUPS
YIELD: AROUND 8 CUPS
Sea Salt (Fine or Flake)
290g
(10 ounces)
1.2kg
(2 pounds 10 ounces)
Epsom Salt
265g
(9 ounces)
1kg
(2 pounds 3 1/2 ounces)
Liquid Pigment Dispersion
or Purple Liquid Soap Colour (Optional)
5-10 drops
1-2ml
Lavender Essential Oil
1ml (or 1-2ml lavender fragrance oil)
4ml (or 4-8ml lavender fragrance oil)
Natrasorb* (Optional)
1 tablespoon
1/4 cup
Dried Lavender Flowers (Optional)
1-3 teaspoons
1 1/2 – 4 tablespoons
*Natrasorb is a natural starch product that absorbs oils and fragrances,
preventing hydration during storage. Natrasorb dissolves when mixed in the bath.
    
METHOD:
1.  Mix salts together. Add colouring and mix until combined.
2.  Combine essential oil (or fragrance oil) and Natrasorb together, rubbing well until it resembles crumbs.
3.  Add essential oil and dried flowers to the salts. Mix well.
4.  Spread salt soak mixture onto a paper towel-lined tray until dry (i.e. overnight).
5.  Pack salt soak mixture into airtight packaging i.e. wide mouth plastic tubs or stand up pouches.
6.  Label and store away from moisture, heat and sunlight.
7.  To use: add 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup salt soak mix to a warm bath, swirl until dissolved and relax!
    
Packaging Examples for LAVENDER SALT SOAK

YIELD: AROUND 2 CUPS
YIELD: AROUND 8 CUPS
120ml wide mouth tubs
4
16-17
120ml (micro) stand up pouches
4
16-17
200ml (mini) stand up pouches
2 + 1 x 120ml (micro)
10
250ml (small) stand up pouches
2
8
   

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