Morning Shower Steamer

Words by Rita Ovis

Photography by Sara Parsons

Give your AM an instant burst of energy with this simple shower steamer. It smells lively and fresh, like an herb garden in the summertime.


1/2 cup baking soda

1 tablespoon water

15 drops Basil Essential Oil

15 drops Peppermint Essential Oil


  1. In a small bowl, form a paste with the ingredients.
  2. Pack the mixture into an ice cube tray and let it dry on the counter overnight.
  3. Pop a fizz into the bottom of your shower whenever you need a refreshing pick-me-up.
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