Eucalyptus Shower Steamers

Last Updated on February 14, 2021

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

These Eucalyptus Shower Steamers give the same relief as sitting with your head over a bowl of steam without making you take time out of your busy day. I love using shower steamers because they are effective and easy to make at home.

Why Use Eucalyptus in This Shower Steamer Recipe?

The scent of Eucalyptus is refreshing in the shower and really works well to provide much needed relief for congestion and to help sooth sinus symptoms.

Eucalyptus has a long history of use to help relieve the effects of colds, and other respiratory infections. Even store bought chest rubs for the use of cold relief make use of it.

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

How to use Shower Steamers

Simply place in your shower just outside the stream of water. When you run the hot water the steamers will start to fizz and releasing Eucalyptus into the steamy air.

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

Looking for more DIY Cold Symptom Relief?

Check out some of my favourite ways to help feel a little better when you have a cold:

Wash up with soothing Lavender Handmade Soap. It’s calming scent is perfectly paired with Eucalyptus.

There is nothing like a hot bowl of chicken noodle soup to provide comfort when you aren’t at your best.

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

Eucalyptus Shower Steamers

Makes: 6-12 depending on your moulds

Supplies:

1.5 cups of baking soda
1/4 cup of coconut oil
2 cups of corn starch
1 cup of citric acid
15 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
2 tbsp water

Instructions:

Mix baking soda, corn starch and citric acid together

Stir in coconut oil and essential oil

Slowly mix in water until you have a sandy mixture that sticks together but isn’t too wet. If you find you mixture is too wet, add in a bit more corn starch. If you find that your mixture is too try add in 1 more tsp of water.

Press into moulds

Let dry overnight and pop out of moulds. You can use silicone moulds or you can use a mini muffin tray.

When you are ready to use, put in shower and allow to melt creating a relaxing steam

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!
Eucalyptus Shower Steamers
Yield: 12 Steamers

Eucalyptus Shower Steamers

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

Materials

  • 1.5 cups of baking soda
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 2 cups of corn starch
  • 1 cup of citric acid
  • 15 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • 2 tbsp water

Tools

  • Muffin tray or mould of choice

Instructions

Mix baking soda, corn starch and citric acid together

Stir in coconut oil and essential oil

Slowly mix in water until you have a sandy mixture that sticks together but isn’t too wet. If you find you mixture is too wet, add in a bit more corn starch. If you find that your mixture is too try add in 1 more tsp of water.

Press into moulds

Let dry overnight and pop out of moulds. You can use silicone moulds or you can use a mini muffin tray.

When you are ready to use, put in shower and allow to melt creating a relaxing steam

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These DIY Eucalyptus shower steamers help ease congestion. Make a few batches and be ready all winter long with this shower steamer recipe!

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