Make Your Own Botanical Bathtub Tea

Making tub tea sachets is fun, easy, and inexpensive! They can be used for the bathtub, a foot bath, the dryer, lingerie drawers, and the list goes on! You could even throw one into an envelope to mail to a friend!

Join my daughter, Abigail, and me as we show you how to make your own botanical bathtub tea at home!

Spa still life with burning candles,zen stone and bamboo mat reflected in a serenity pool

Here I’ve listed three different recipes. Feel free to modify them to your tastes!

EVENING Mist Bathtub Tea

  • 1/4 C. Epsom Salt
  • 1/4 C. Himalayan or Dead Sea Salt
  • 1/4 C. Powdered milk
  • 1/4 C. Baking Soda
  • 1 C. Dried Botanicals ((lavender rose, or chamomile buds)
  • 1/2 C. Oatmeal – optional (slightly ground on pulse in the food processor)
  • 6-8 drops relaxing essential oils of your choice per tea bag
  • Eight 4″X5″ Heat Seal Tea bags

    Suggested Oils: 30-40 drops Young Living essential oil (Joy, Stress Away, Present Time, Lady Sclareol, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Jasmine, Vetiver, or Rose)

Peppermint Foot SoakOregano on a wooden spoon (against wooden background) ** Note: Shallow depth of field

  • 1 C. Epsom salts or Course Sea Salt
  • 1 C. dried peppermint leaves
  • 10 Drops Peppermint
  • 10 Drops M-Grain Blend, Melrose, or Tea Tree

Baby Tub Teahappy funny baby laughing and bathed in the bath

  • 1 C. Dried Botanicals (dried lavender buds, rose buds, or chamomile flowers)
  • 1/2 C. GF Oatmeal (slightly ground on pulse in the food processor)
  • ½ C. Powdered Coconut milk
  • 1/4 C.Himalayan or Dead Sea Salt
  • 8 Drops Lavender
  • 4 Drops Chamomile
  • 3 Drop Calm or Gentle Baby Blend

May also simply use 15 drops Gentle Baby blend.


Heat Seal Tea Bags (large for bathtub tea)

Tea bags (small for foot soak)

Botanicals (lavender, rose buds, chamomile buds, peppermint leaves)


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