Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Yummy Herbs: A Bath Sachet!

I just got sent this 'herb crafts tip' in e-mail by Herbanite Bob, from the book "The Pleasure of Herbs" by Phyllis Shaudys directly: A Bath Sachet

1 oz. Lavender or Rosebuds & Petals (or both)
1 oz. Peppermint or Rosemary leaves
2 cups Grated Castile Soap

Combine and use 2T (tablespoon)per bath. Fill muslin drawstring
bag or cheesecloth, tie and float in water as tub fills.

Hint 1: Add 2 T oatmeal or cornmeal per bag if you have oily skin.

Hint 2: You can also buy the disposable tea bags and put mixture
in teabag, heat seal and float in tub."

Sounds interesting! :) Of course no disposable tea bags in this household!

4 comments:

  1. Sounds lovely - I'm planning on making something like this for my Mum for Christmas this year. I was going to use oats and dried lavender as the oats go creamy once in contact with the water and are very moisturising for the skin.

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  2. wow must try this...sounds really good & refreshing! I would certainly add the oatmeal...
    Thanks for this!

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  3. Glad you like it!! :)

    I was thinking to maybe just use the herbs, as soap is used in washing anyway - interesting about the oats, haven't heard that before! Gotta research it a bit..

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  4. Oo that does look good! I think I's skip the soap and add the oatmeal as well! I think they sell similar things in Lush, but this is obviously better cos it's home made and looks like it would cost considerably less!

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