DIY Halloween-Inspired Sinus Bath Soak Recipe for Sinus Congestion

DIY Halloween-Inspired Sinus Bath Soak Recipe for Sinus Congestion

Sinus Bath Soak Recipe
An irritating ailment, sinus congestion affects all of us at one point or another during our lifetime, and for some of us, that number can be mighty high. Especially during this time of year, as the kids are back in school, the weather is starting to change, and the stress of the holidays is starting to kick in. Luckily, finding relief from colds and sinus congestion can be as simple as taking a soothing bath, especially when they include the use of a detoxifying and sinus-clearing bath salts. Taking a relaxing and detoxifying bath is not only a great way to soak your cares away, but it is also a simple and effective way to soothe your symptoms, especially when you use this sinus-clearing bath soak recipe.

If you are looking for a relaxing and detoxifying way to open your sinuses and clear out congestion, check out this Halloween-inspired sinus bath soak recipe.

Items You Will Need:

• 5-10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
• 5-10 drops of peppermint essential oil
• 5-8 drops of rosemary essential oil
• 5-8 drops of lavender essential oil
• 3-5 drops of vanilla extract
• ½ cup of black lava sea salt
• 1 cup of baking soda
• 1 cup of Epsom salt
• ½ cup of bentonite clay
• An airtight container or mason jar


1. Place all of the ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix well.
2. Adjust the smell by adding more essential oil, if necessary.
3. Store the bath salt mixture in a mason jar or in an airtight container.
4. Use anywhere between ¼ to ½ cup per bath whenever you feel under the weather or feel a cold coming on.
5. Add to a half-full running bath (use warm water), and mix with your hand. Enjoy as needed!
6. Relax for at least 20 minutes.
7. Charcoal from the black lava sea salt may leave a residue in the bathtub, so rinse or wipe down the tub once you are finished.

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