Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Handmade Milk Bath Recipe

May 8, 2012
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Moms work hard and if you’re a mom then you know that we don’t always get the sleep we need. Sometimes a day off is just what we had in mind. So for Mother’s Day, here’s a quick and easy recipe for making a relaxing milk bath to help ensure a good night’s rest. Whether you’re a mom who needs this for herself, or a son or daughter who just wants to give mom a simple gift from the heart, this is a sure winner as a Mother’s Day gift for any mom who needs to unwind.

Insomnia Milk Bath Recipe

Recipe courtesy of Guide to Spas

Lavender is well known for its calming properties, however, every facet of this recipe is designed with rest in mind.


1 teaspoon Almond oil
4 drops Lavender essential oil
3 drops Marjoram essential oil
2 drops Benzoin essential oil
1 cup of powdered milk


Pour oils into a small bowl, mix thoroughly. Stir in 1 cup of powdered milk. Add mixture to bath water.

For organic ingredients, botanicals and essential oils, be sure to check out Mountain Rose Herbs.

(Photo Credit: Everything-Lavender.Com is your source for Lavender Information)

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