How to Make Homemade Bath Salts for Gifts

Get ready to relax among a thousand blue bubbles! Follow the recipe for bath salts sparkling of Dr. Barbara Bertoli, pharmacist and expert in herbal medicine
Blue the thousand blue bubbles, the thousand blue bubbles flying and flying and flying … sang Mina doing dream of a generation of girls. Would you even dream of you with a thousand blue bubbles? It’s simple: you need only a few ingredients and a touch of imagination to customize this recipe at home and create your sparkling bath salts, to be dissolved in the tank.

The sparkling salts are used as normal bath salts, but in contact with the water begin to fizz fun thousand releasing bubbles. The doses are sufficient for 1 bathroom.



  • sodium bicarbonate
  • citric acid
  • fine salt
  • food coloring
  • essential oil of patchouli
  • container with screw cap


Merge into a glass bowl 3 tablespoons of baking soda (you can find at the supermarket) and 1 tablespoon salt. Coloring with 7/8 drops of blue and works with patience so as to mix evenly and have a homogeneous coloring of the recipe. When the color you like add 1 tablespoon of citric acid and 20 drops of essential oil of patchouli. Blend the ingredients until the mixture is uniform in color and eliminate any lumps. Leave to dry for a couple of hours (the dye water-based wet powders), then transfer into the final container and fun to decorate with a custom label.

It smells your recipe to make aromatherapy salts. You can also prepare the variants to the recipe by replacing the essential oil of patchouli with that of lime and ginger (10 drops + 10 drops) to prepare a fun bath with a thousand bubbles cola taste.

It shines like a star by adding luccichini salts. Add 1 level teaspoon of iridescent glitter in your recipe gift, mix thoroughly and immediately you have a real leap in the roaring ’70s.

The salts are a creative gift and low cost to amaze your friends. Write down or print this recipe, and tie it to the neck of the jar that will fill with salt, perhaps scenting the card with a drop of essential oil of patchouli.