King Tut was buried with essential oils for bathing in the afterlife.
Ancient civilizations in Egypt, Greece, India, and Italy used essential oils to care for their skin and hair.
Happily, there is a wide variety of essential oils you can enjoy in the bath.
There are single oils and blends that detox the skin and relax sore muscles.
Today, I’ll discuss the best essential oils for your bath and how to use them safely.
Let’s lead off with something we need to get out of the way – the essential oils that are best not to use in the bath.
Don’t Bathe with These Essential Oils
Although the following essential oils are beneficial in some situations, never take a bath with them. They could easily cause an adverse skin reaction if you do.
- Peppermint, spearmint, wintergreen, camphor
- Cinnamon, cassia, clove
- Black pepper, oregano, thyme
Now we can move on to the top essential oils for your bathwater plus how to use them.