I just love natural DIYs as you all know. I am so excited to share this great Bath Salts recipe, just in time for spring. This Easy DIY Grapefruit Bath Salts would be great for a hostess gift, Mother’s Day gift, or just to keep at home as a treat for yourself.
With only three ingredients, it comes together in no time.
You will need a 2 lb or larger box of Magnesuim Sulfate Epsom Salt, a 16 oz. box of Regular Pure Baking Soda, and of course some Grapefruit Essential Oil. Amazon also has an Epsom Salt and Baking soda bundle here. If you choose an off brand, be sure the essential ingredients are the same and it does not have any other additives.
I would probably just use the Baking Soda you have on hand in the house, and then replace your box with a new one for baking. (I always do this, to ensure my box for baking is nice and fresh!) And for the Grapefruit Essential Oil, be sure to find a pure blend, again with no other additives or mixed with other oils.
You can find this oil from Young Living, which you can read about and purchase here.
The Grapefruit Vitality Essential Oil from Young Living is available in this 5ml size. Yes it’s pretty small, but don’t worry, it will go a long way! Just 6 drops of this pure Grapefruit oil is all you need for this recipe.
A quick word of caution for anyone using this particular oil: If you have any medical reason to avoid grapefruit, be sure to avoid this oil as well. If you aren’t sure if you can have it, consult your doctor first.
This Grapefruit Bath Salts recipe can be added in 1/2 cup scoops to your bath, or less if you prefer. One reason I love making my own bath bombs and bath salts is that if a recipe seems too strong or I find myself needing to add more, I can easily adjust the recipe to fit my preference! For experienced essential oil users, you can change up the Essential Oils too, to make it your own.
For gifting, consider a pretty mason jar with a swatch of fabric and ribbon secured around the top. Just be sure to print the recipe below with the directions for adding to a bath!
Hope you enjoyed this easy and natural DIY. Thanks for reading!
- 1 cup epsom salt
- 1 tablespoon of baking soda
- 6 drops of Young Living Grapefruit essential Oil
- Combine Epsom salt, baking soda and essential oil in glass bowl. Mix well. Store in glass container with lid. Use ½ cup of mixture in your bath.