There is nothing more relaxing than a peaceful warm bath at the end of a busy day. Not only can it help ease muscle aches and pains, it can also help calm the mind and regulate body temperature to promote a deeper sleep. Adding essential oils to the bath is a great way to naturally enhance the benefits of bathing. Bath bombs are a beautiful addition to your bath and will create a lovely sensory experience as well as deeply nourishing your skin.

Below is an all-natural bath bomb recipe you can make in advance for the next time you feel like a relaxing bath!

Best essential oils for the bath


Lavender essential oil is popular for its relaxing and healing qualities, and has been known to improve sleep and general wellbeing. An important essential oil for skin, Lavender has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and skin regenerating properties.

Rose 3%

With antidepressant and sedative properties, Rose can help ease our way through mood changes. Beautiful to treat dry, inflamed and sensitive skin.

Jasmine 3%

The exotic sweet floral aroma of Jasmine essential oil is warming and comforting to the emotions. It is said to inspire trust and confidence while restoring us from lower moods, emotional disconnection and lethargy. Great for dry and irritated skin.

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is sedating and may help with feelings of depression, irritation and anger. Known for its soothing and comforting qualities, Ylang Ylang can have a calming effect on the nervous system and an uplifting effect on your mood. May soften the skin and improve skin appearance.


The great harmoniser, with a herbaceous rose like scent, Geranium helps us return from anxiety to a place of calm while retaining alertness. Wonderful for use at the beginning of a hectic day or as an emotional restorative in the afternoon.

Sweet Orange

Instilling a sense of joy and positivity, Sweet Orange essential oil is an excellent oil to boost your mood and encourage relaxation. It has skin regenerative properties and lymphatic stimulating properties.

DIY Bath Bomb Recipe


Jasmine Essential Oil
Bath Bomb How to


1. In a large bowl, combine the baking soda, citric acid and epsom salt

2. Add the jojoba oil and water and mix together with hands until the mixture binds together. You can add more oil to make the consistency more sticky.

3. Add the essential oils and dried flower petals (if any) and mix again

4. Transfer the mixture into the mold, pressing firmly to ensure it is well compacted

5. Allow to set at room temperature for 24 hours

6. Remove from the mold and store in a glass container until use

How to use

Let me bath bomb dissolve in a warm bath while relaxing.

Bath Bomb

Everything you need

ECO. 95ml Bottle & Mist Spray Pump Accessories Pack (1386574938167)

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Author: Elisabeth Lemieux
Marketing Coordinator

Liz is the Marketing Coordinator at ECO. Modern Essentials and oversees the company’s brand and communication strategy. Liz has extensive experience in brand management, strategy development and digital marketing across a range of direct-to-consumer businesses in the health and wellness industry. She is a qualified Yoga instructor and has been practicing for nearly a decade. Liz is passionate about everything wellness and has a strong interest in holistic health.


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