DO IT YOURSELF BATH SALTS

DO IT YOURSELF BATH SALTS


Base Ingredients:

Epsom salt

Sea salt

Baking soda 

Optional ingredients: Finely powdered herbs, powdered oatmeal, powdered milk, food coloring 

Fragrance: Essential oil blends or Fragrance oils as desired. 


Directions: 

All ingredients must be water soluble, or be in such a finely powdered state that it is invisible in the water. 


Also, if your salt is a large crystal type, grind your salt first in a food processor until it is finely ground.combine all dry ingredients in a large zip-lock bag; mix well. Add fragrance and/or coloring slowly, squinch up the bag and really mix well. Keep mixing. Mix some more. Pour into a glass container – plastic will eat up any fragrance you put in. 

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THE BEWITCHING BATH

THE BEWITCHING BATH

This bath is guaranteed to turn you into a love Goddess!. 


Ingredients:

Oranges

Fresh mint leaves 


Simply fill the tub with warm water, and add five whole navel oranges and a bunch of fresh mint leaves. Get in the tub. Peel the oranges and squeeze the juice into the bath water. Rub the fruit onto your hair and skin. Eat a few slices and anoint yourself. 


Do the same with the mint. Rub it into the body and hair and chew on a leaf or two. (You should be physically clean before taking this bath. Do not soap off when you’re done.) Let your body and hair air dry, now dress for your date. 


The combination of orange and mint will make you irresistible! 

IRISH HEALING WATERS SPELL

IRISH HEALING WATERS SPELL


Take equal parts of lavender, violet, and rosemary. Empower them and Then boil them in a pot with about a quart of water over medium heat. When the water is richly colored and the herbs are scenting your kitchen, drain The water off into a jar. A plain coffee filter works great for this.


Place the jar in sunlight for an entire day to absorb the radiant energies of the sun. You can do this on a Wednesday to add the healing powers of mercury to the spell* Occasionally look at the jar and add your own energies to it. 


Just before sundown fetch the jar and hold it firmly between your hands Just below your naval. Feel your desire to be well filling the jar and with your minds eye see it glowing brightly as the sun. Chant these words until you have filled the jar with as much energy as it will hold. 


By the herb and by the sun 
Wellness and I are now as one 
Strengthening energies now are merged. 
Baneful energies now be purged 


Anoint spots where illness lurks or on your belly if you are unsure where the source of discomfort lies. Or pour contents into bath water. 

BATH FOR HEALING AND TO REMOVE PAIN

BATH FOR HEALING AND TO REMOVE PAIN


Materials required:

Muslin bag

Dead sea salts

Lavender herb

Lavender oil. 


Fill your muslin bag half way with the dead sea salts, add two teaspoons of lavender herb and one drop of lavender oil. Tie up the bag and include in your bath. Close your eyes and feel your body soak up the healing herb, salt and oil. 


Chant the rhyme: 

Pains and Aches and Evil Things 
Fly from me on rapid wings! 
Leave my body, don’t return 
For peace and quiet I do yearn. 
Surround me in Her radiant light. 
Magic power pure and white 
Banish forces of the night! 

LAVENDER BATH BOMBS

LAVENDER BATH BOMBS

Lavender essential oil is reassuring, soporific, and is often the first choice of aromatherapists for treating emotional or mental stress. It also reduces muscular pain, whether from illness or physical exertion, and soothes the skin. 

Ingredients:


4 cups Epsom salts

2 cups Sea salt

1 cup non fat powdered milk

 2 cups oatmeal ground to a very fine powder in a food processor or coffee grinder. 

40 drops of lavender essential oil 


Mix together all the dry ingredients in a large bowl, sieve if you wish, then add the lavender 10 drops at a time, thoroughly mix it through. Do this 4 times, so that the lavender essential oil is distributed. 

Lavender Bath & Lavender Bubble Bath

LAVENDER BATH

This spell will refresh and cleanse you.

To begin, cast a circle in your bathroom. Call the elements, and light a lavender colored candle. Then blend in a muslin bag a teaspoon each of lavender flowers, chamomile flowers, and dried crushed rosemary.

Hang the sachet under the faucet, and draw your bath water, allowing it to pour down through the herbs. Add a half cup of lemon juice to the bath. When you settle into the tub, lean back, relax, and take three deep breaths.
Close your eyes and focus on the excess tension and stress in your body. Feel the herbs and lemon draw it out of your muscles and mind. 


Thoroughly clean your tub when you are done to remove any residue of negative energy from the bath water.

LAVENDER BUBBLE BATH

1 bunch Lavender

1 large bottle clear organic shampoo 

5 drops oil of Lavender

Clean wide-neck jar with screw top 


Place Lavender head down in the jar. Cut down to fit. Add shampoo and Lavender oil. Close and place in sunny window Strain and re-bottle. Use 1 tbsp. in a bath. 

 

Rejuvenating Bath

Rejuvenating Bath

This bath will aid in sinus relief and cold symptoms, increase metabolism and ease muscular pain. It is a very rejuvenating bath. 1/2 cup each of yarrow flowers, elder flowers, mint leaves and rose petals. Place in a cheesecloth or nylon bundle and let seep in the bath for a few minutes and enjoy. The bundle can be used to gently scrub the body as well. Also, prepare a hot infusion of Chamomile, yarrow flowers, elder flowers and mint leaves to drink while in the bath.

Smokeless Way to Smudging with White Sage and Sweet Grass

I know there are people for one reason or another that can not burn the White Sage and Sweetgrass to cleanse their self or home because of the smoke. So I tried this alternate way yesterday and got the same results as burning them. White Sage takes away the negative energy in your home and Sweet Grass brings in the positive energy.

Crush the White Sage into a powder and tear the Sweetgrass into very tiny pieces and combine them in a bowl or on a plate used only for this purpose. Than walk each room in your home counter-clockwise starting at the door people use the most to enter and exit your home. As you are walking ask the Mother Goddess and the Father God or whatever deity you have as your patrons to take away all negativity, anger, resentment, etc from your home and replace it with love, positive energy, and harmony while you asking for this energy exchange sprinkle the White Sage and Sweet Grass mixture on the floor in the center of the room in the shape of a pentagram and put some in each corner of the room. The pentagram does not have to be perfect or even completely solid. Leave the pentagram in place until you feel it is time to sweep it up, do not vacuum it up.  Leave the mixture you put in the corner of each room there this helps to keep your home environment a more positive space. Take the mixture you have swept up and dump it in your yard to be reclaimed by Mother Earth.

You can use these links to Magical Necessities to buy lose White Sage, not the bundles and a rope of Sweet Grass

White Sage 1 oz. White Sage

Sweetgrass Braid24 Inch Sweetgrass

Now for using White Sage to cleanse yourself Magical Necessities carries a soap made with White Sage. Use it when taking a shower again asking for all negativity to be removed from you and for positive, loving energy to replace it. All your negativity will just disappear down the drain. This soap can also be used before you do a ritual to cleanse yourself for it.

Here is the link from Magical Necessities to order the soap

White Sage Soap

 

Everyone Needs Some Me Time to Relax and Center

We all have days we wish we could just hibernate and hide from everyone. This is when you need to have a special care package ready to go to relax you physically and mentally and recenter yourself spiritually.

I have a small kit made up in advance for when I take this me time. Mine includes a long incense sticks or cones of either sandalwood or jasmine (lavender is also very good for relaxing with), my favorite Celtic music bookmarked on my computer to find it easier, a big handful of my favorite Epsom salts in a Ziploc type bag or other holder, a smudge stick, a bar of scents soap, a black taper and a white taper candle, my favorite lotion, and a robe (type depends on the temperature in my home). I also shut off my cell/mobile phone and anything else that someone could call me on like Skype.

Allow a minimum of 2 hours for yourself to get the benefits you deserve.

I do a smudging in my den and bathroom and also myself. Then get into my usually hot bath with the salts. I soak for a while until I feel my muscles completely relax m(draining cooled water and adding more hot if I feel the need to) than I use one of my scented soaps to wash with (my hair is tied up because I wash it in the sink before getting into my bath or just leave dry, no one says you have to wash your hair just because you take a bath). After getting out of the bath and drying off I rub lotion on every part of my body I can comfortably reach just to feel the wonder of what the deities choose to make us into thousands of years ago.

Then if I feel like it put on my robe and go into my den or bedroom. Depending on my mood whether I stay in the robe or lay down skyclad.

Once in my den or bedroom,  I have a small table next to the daybed in my den so the black candle is set on the southwest corner and the white in the northeast. I light the black candle first asking Hades and Persephone to take away all the negative energy, anger, resentment, envy, etc I may still be harboring inside myself.  Next, I  light the white candle asking Ra and Mother Earth to fill me with love, positive energy and to be grounded. I then light the incense I choose while enjoying the scent of the incense and listening to the music  I do a relaxation technique (which I will describe below) and then I let my mind to float free not focusing on any one thought especially if it is a negative one. I usually wind up falling asleep and many times have had messages and/or vision brought to me by my ancestors, guides, some deities. These dreams I write down what I can remember of them when I awaken. The dreaming does not happen every time.

The two most important things to take away from this experience is one does not feel guilty for taking the time to pamper and nurture yourself because we all need to. The other thing is to take a is relaxed, centered mind, body, and spirit from reconnecting them all.

RELATION TECHNIQUE: Starting with your toes and working up the body tighten each muscle as you take as deep a breath as you can then allow the muscle to completely relax as you slowly exhale all the air you took in. This should take you at least 15 to 20 minutes to get all your muscles relaxed and your mind to slow down.

A great place you can get your incense, soap, candles and smudge sticks is Magickal Necessities. Below are the links for the items available:

Incense Cones

Soaps

Smudge Sticks

Chime (smaller) Candles