DIY Essential Oil Shower Steamers

DIY Essential Oil Shower Steamers

Try these simple DIY Essential Oil Shower Steamers to add that Day-At-The-Spa feeling to your everyday routine! You make the steamer itself and then store them in an airtight container until you are ready to use them. Simply add the essential oils that your mood calls for and drop in your shower. It’s that easy! Don’t be afraid to mix and match your oils to make a unique blend just for you.


16 ounces (454 g) Baking Soda

3 tablespoons Witch Hazel

Essential Oils (your choice)


1. Combine well baking soda and witch hazel in a mixing bowl.

2. Spoon mixture into small silicone ice cube trays or candy molds, pressing firmly to form solid shapes.

3. Allow to dry/harden in the molds at least 24 hours. Once dry, gently remove and immediately package in an airtight container (store up to 6 months).

4. To use, add 4 drops essential oil to each piece just before showering. Drop 1 onto the shower floor while hot water is running. The steamer will melt as you shower, releasing aromatic steam.

Here are some oil ideas:


  • Lavender
  • Ylang-Ylang
  • Bergamot
  • Geranium
  • Chamomile
  • Rose
  • Frankincense
  • Vetiver
  • Cedarwood


  • Thyme
  • Tangerine
  • Wild Orange
  • Lemon
  • Cypress
  • Grapefruit
  • Peppermint
  • Lime
  • Eucalyptus

Here are some oil blends to try if you are having a hard time coming up with your own:

Rise and Shine ~ 1 drop grapefruit, 1 drop lemon, 1 drop peppermint

Citrus Dreams ~ 1 drop eucalyptus, 1 drop wild orange, 1 drop frankincense, 1 drop cedarwood

Sleep Tight ~ 2 drops lavender, 1 drop cedarwood, 1 drop vetiver

Ocean Breeze ~ 2 drops cedarwood, 1 drop lemon, 1 drop rosemary

Energy ~ 2 drops peppermint, 2 drops wild orange

Stress Be Gone ~ 2 drops lavender, 1 drop clary sage, 1 drop ylang-ylang

Focus ~ 2 drops balance, 1 drop vetiver, 1 drop frankincense

Clear Sinuses ~ 2 drops eucalyptus, 2 drops peppermint

Relax ~ 2 drops lavender, 2 drops bergamot

Clear Your Mind ~ 2 drops lemon, 2 drops rosemary

Ground Yourself ~ 2 drops peppermint, 2 drops melaleuca

Calming ~ 2 drops lavender, 1 drop geranium, 1 drop rose

Uplifting ~ 1 drop wild orange, 1 drop clove, 1 drop cedarwood, 1 drop lemon

A Walk In The Woods ~ 1 drop arborvitae, 1 drop cedarwood, 2 drops frankincense

Romance ~ 1 drop cinnamon bark, 1 drop patchouli, 1 drop rosemary, 1 drop sandalwood, 1 drop ylang-ylang


What blend are you going to try first?!


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