This is a DIY guide with a recipe for essential oil aromatherapy shower steamers. These are made to fizz on the shower floor as an aromatherapy tool. Steamers release the essential oils into the steam of your shower like a diffuser. While similar in composition, these aren't to be used as bath bombs because the menthol crystals used in some of them can burn sensitive parts & because essential oil usage rate is lower for skin contact products like bath bombs than for aromatherapy shower steamers.
What's in this guide is:
-Aromatherapy shower steamer recipe (*very similar to my bath bomb recipe, but made to fizz slower*)
-Detailed instructions & step by step with pictures on how to make shower steamers
-9 essential oil aromatherapy blend recipes for making 9 different shower steamers
-Toilet bombs instructions using this base recipe & a toilet bomb essential oil blend
-Links to where you can purchase ingredients & supplies for great prices
-Link & information about using essential oils safely
There are 5 pages total of instruction & pictures, plus a supplier list.
Ingredients you will need to make these: baking soda, citric acid, sea salt, cream of tartar, bentonite or kaolin clay, mica or lake dyes, a light oil like sunflower or any inexpensive oil of your choosing, polysorbate 80, 50% rubbing alcohol or vodka, SLSa (only a little for the toilet bomb), menthol crystals (for a couple of the aroma recipes) a variety of essential oils for the recipe blends. (Or you can make up your own if you're familiar with essential oil blending.)
My 10 essential oil blends use the following: eucalyptus, cinnnamon leaf, clove bud, lemon, 5x orange, tangerine, rose geranium, lime, frankincense, roman chamomile, bergamot, ylang-ylang, lavender, rosemary, sandalwood, peppermint.
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Aug 16, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
Recipe holds together very well
Jul 29, 2018
I have made several steamers from this recipe and they are all terrific!
Jul 8, 2018
Thank you for sharing. I love your recipes and the directions are simple to follow. Your helpful hints really help me when I make them.
May 12, 2018
As with all Nichole’s recipes they turned out perfect! They dry rock hard and everyone is obsessed with them! I love how she gives you essential oil combinations to use. I kept trying to decide if it would be worth buying because there are tons of reopens for these online and I thought how different could it be? Well it’s worth it 10 times over!