From transferring patients to walking miles along the same hallways, a nurse’s muscles are always in need of a little TLC.
Epsom salts have long been used as a method for easing muscular aches and pains. Combined with the healing properties of essential oils — and oh! Do they smell divine — you’re on your way to blissful relief.
These muscle soaks are as delicious as they are soothing.
- Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Peppermint Oil: This aromatic muscle soak mixture combines eucalyptus, rosemary and peppermint oil. From Fresh Living.
- Fresh Herbs: This muscle soak recipe incorporates fresh plants and herbs like lavender, juniper berry, pine needles, sage leaves and peppermint leaves. Gather ingredients in a piece of cheesecloth or the toe of an old stocking before placing in your bathtub. From The Nerdy Farm Wife.
- Ginger, Orange, Cinnamon: A lovely concoction of fresh ginger, cinnamon and sweet orange essential oil. Simultaneously relaxing and energizing. From Lightly Crunchy.
Don’t have time to create a custom muscle soak? Here are two store-bought alternatives that will offer relaxation and relief without breaking the bank.