Homemade Eucalyptus Oatmeal Bath Salts---Spa Days at Home

Homemade Eucalyptus Oatmeal Bath Salts—Spa Days at Home

I’ve been super stressed lately. I can’t really put my finger on it, but I’ve had this general sense of anxiety and malaise for weeks now. This weekend was a particularly rough one, and I couldn’t really calm down long enough to get any rest. Sigh. So Sunday night, after all my efforts to chill had been exhausted, I decided to soak in a bath. I don’t know guys, lately I just really feel like I need a 24-hour hug. A warm bath is always the next best thing, so I whipped up this quick bath salts recipe and melted away in the tub. It was a total pick-me-up and my skin felt amazing. This is my new favorite and I’m pretty sure you’re gonna love it too!

Homemade Eucalyptus Oatmeal Bath Salts


  • 1 cup uncooked oatmeal, blended
  • 1 cup unscented Epsom salt
  • 1 tbsp unrefined sea salt
  • 10-15 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Homemade Eucalyptus Oatmeal Bath Salts


  • In blender, add uncooked oatmeal and lightly blend it until it’s almost flour
  • in a glass container, mix together your blended oatmeal, epsom salt, and sea salt
  • slowly add in the drops of eucalyptus
  • store in a sealed glass container in a cool dry place for up to two months
  • to use, just add 1-2 tablespoons to your bath water and relax

***If eucalyptus isn’t your thing, you can replace that essential oil with another soothing essential oil of your choice (lavender, chamomile, or peppermint all work well)

***You can also add fresh herbs like rosemary or lavender to this mixture, but be warned that the overall mixture won’t stay fresh for as long.

Try This—Oatmeal Latte

So this happened. An Oatmeal Latte! I seriously can’t believe that I never thought to do this before. I love coffee and I love oatmeal. This recipe should’ve been a no-brainer. As it is, I only heard about it from a high school friend of mine who was back in New York on a short visit after living in Colorado for a long time. There’s a coffee shop in Breckenridge that has this on the menu. Gah! Yet another reason to visit Colorado! Anyway, this is delicious, you guys. Like D-E-licious…TRY THIS!!!
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Oatmeal Latte Recipe


  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 (or 4!) shots of espresso
  • granola for topping


Place the oats and 1 1/2 cups of milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the salt and cinnamon. Stir to combine. In the meantime, froth or steam the remaining 1 cup of milk. Add about 3/4 cup of the steamed, frothed milk to the oats. Cook, stirring often, until the oats are super creamy and milky. Remove from heat. Stir in the remaining milk. Stir in the brown sugar and vanilla extract.

***The measurements are slightly different, but honestly the measurements are only a suggestion. It all depends on what consistency and sweetness you prefer. I have replaced the whole milk with soy milk a couple of the times that I made this. I’ve left out the cinnamon once or twice. Whatever. Point is— Play with your food, y’all!!! This one is almost impossible to mess up.

Source: Oatmeal Latte | How Sweet It Is