Aromatherapy Herbal bath and bath oil remedies:
When adding essential the essential oils to the hot bath, wait until the water has stopped running, so they don't evaporate. You can dilute the oils in a base oil or honey, or add them neat, using a total of 10 to 14 drops per bath as a general rule. When using fresh herbs, put them in a muslin bag. To soften skin and remove impurities, dissolve 1 cup of epsom salts in the bath water.
- Standard bath: Aromatic baths with herbs and essential oils are an important part of hydrotherapy (water therapy), benefiting both the body and the mind aspects of conditions such as stress, troubled skin, and arthritis.
- Sitz Baths : Referred to as hip baths because only the pelvic region is immersed in the water, good for treating cramps, lower back pain, vaginitis and hemorrhoids.
- Foot Baths: The many blood vessels in the feet are able to carry the herbal or aromatic remedy all over the body.
- Shower :As directed or a maximum of 8 drops. Add the essential oil to your washcloth and rub briskly while standing under the running water. Use a decongestant oil like eucalyptus to ease congestion from a cold, or to simply wake up.