NZ Gardener - Gifts from the Gardens - - Natural Gifts -

Ma­te­ri­als • 1 cup bak­ing soda • ½ cup corn­flour • ½ cup cit­ric acid • ¼ cup milk pow­der • 3 ta­ble­spoons Ep­som salts • dried rose petals • 3-4 tea­spoons al­mond oil • 1 tea­spoon wa­ter • few drops rose or rose gera­nium es­sen­tial oil Place bak­ing soda, corn­flour, cit­ric acid, milk pow­der and Ep­som salts in a large bowl and mix to com­bine. Add rose petals. In a small bowl mix to­gether the al­mond oil, wa­ter and es­sen­tial oil. Com­bine wet and dry mixes. Grab a hand­ful and squeeze. If it holds to­gether it’s ready. If it crum­bles add a cou­ple of drops of wa­ter un­til it stays to­gether. Fill a bath bomb mould, press­ing the mix into the mould. Leave to dry overnight be­fore re­mov­ing. Dry for a few more hours.

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