Synergies | Recipes - Soothing Vetiver Foot Soak
- 4 ml Vetiver essential oil (Vetiveria zizanioides)
- 4 ml Peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita)
- 4 ml Eucalyptus essential oil (Eucalyptus globulus)
- 30 ml Grapeseed oil (Vitis vinifera) - Carrier oil
- 1 cup Epsom salt
How to mix the ingredients: In a glass or ceramic bowl, mix together Vetiver, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus essential oils. Add the Grapeseed oil and stir well. Add the Epsom salt and mix until fully coated with the oil blend. Store the mixture in an airtight container.
Caution: When using essential oils, it is crucial to always dilute them with a carrier oil or in a diffuser, as applying undiluted oils directly to the skin may cause irritation or adverse reactions.
Additionally, it is highly recommended to perform a patch test before using any essential oil for the first time.
To conduct a patch test, dilute a small amount of the essential oil in a carrier oil and apply it to a small area of your skin. Wait for 24 hours to observe any signs of redness, itching, or irritation.
If you experience any adverse reactions, discontinue use immediately and consult a healthcare professional. Remember, essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts and should be used with caution to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.