Making an herbal bath tea is easy. All you need are two basic ingredients to start, then you can customize depending on what you like:

  • 1 oz. dried herbs
  • 1 quart boiling water


  1. Bring the water to a boil and pour it over the dried herbs.
  2. Cover, and let steep for at least 20 minutes.
  3. Strain the liquid through a tea strainer, cheesecloth, or an old, clean shirt.
  4. Add the tea directly to a full, warm bath. For additional relaxation, add 2 cups of Epsom salts directly to the bath.

Check the temperature to make sure it is comfortable, and get on in! Try to soak for at least 20 minutes to receive the full benefits of the bath.

Note: If your bath tea includes roots, you may want to simmer the herbs and water on the stove for 20 minutes rather than just pouring hot water over the herbs and letting them steep.