August 24, 2022 5 min read

DESTRESS AND UNWIND WITH DIY CBD BATH BOMBS – AN EASY RECIPE

This article explains how an individual can use DIY CBD bath bombs to unwind and destress.

CBD bath bombs promise a refreshing bath experience, and one might opt for them to take their bath vibe to another level. Making DIY CBD bath bombs is easy, and one only needs CBD oil or distillates, Epsom salts, coconut oils, baking soda, citric acid, essential oils, and cornstarch. Whether one needs some therapy or refreshment, soaking themselves in bathwater with CBD bath bombs is one of the many options they can consider. CBD oil and bath bombs have been part of the mainstream for some time, and using a bath bomb combines the two aspects of a self-care regimen in one product. An individual can make DIY CBD bath bombs at home as the process is not complicated, and one only needs a working surface, mixing bowls, a table and teaspoons, a stopwatch for timing, and a few ingredients.

Introducing CBD Bath Bombs

It only makes sense that one might want to know what CBD bath bombs are before delving into a recipe for preparing them. Mooney (2021) explained that CBD bath bombs are one of the delivery methods people opt for to explore CBD benefits. CBD is a non-psychoactive extract from cannabis plants. There are many extracts, but CBD stands out for its abundance and ability to express desired results without causing the 'high' effect.

Individuals can enjoy CBD oil in capsules, edibles, topicals, vapes, and tinctures. Other than CBD balms, patches, creams, serums, and massage oils, CBD bath bombs also form the list of CBD topicals. CBD bath bombs and salts are put in water and allowed to dissolve, after which one soaks himself in the bathwater to explore the benefits linked to CBD oil and additional ingredients featured in the CBD bath bombs.

Type of CBD Bath Bombs

Individuals can have several types of CBD bath bombs based on color transformations that result when the bath bombs interact with water, fragrance, essential oils, and other factors. A person can access the following three types of CBD bath bombs, depending on the CBD formulation they feature; Learn more about 101 guide to hemp and cbd bath bombs

Full-spectrum CBD Bath Bombs

They have full-spectrum CBD oil as part of the ingredient list. They have THC, the entire gamut of cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids, explaining why many CBD users are after them.

Broad-spectrum CBD Bath Bombs

They feature broad-spectrum CBD Oil Drops that, like full-spectrum CBD Oil Drops, features many compounds other than CBD. The oil does not have THC, making broad-spectrum CBD bath bombs great for those who want to enjoy additional compounds in cannabis plants but want no THC.

Isolate-based CBD Bath Bombs

Brands isolate CBD oil with pure CBD but no other cannabis compounds.

Some of the tools, ingredients, and procedures that an individual needs to make DIY CBD bath bombs to be able to unwind and destress are explained below. Learn more about cbd bath bombs ingredients

What Tools Do You Need?

Evans (2020) stated that preparing CBD bath bombs is not a complicated process, nor does it take many tools. Below is the equipment you need to prepare CBD bath bombs at home;

  • A working surface for placing the molds
  • A mold for shaping and compacting the bath bombs
  • Mixing bowls
  • Table and teaspoons
  • A clock watch for timing

Ingredients

The following are the ingredients one needs to prepare CBD bath bombs aboard and the proportions in which they are measured. Goldman et al. (2021)stated that the ingredient list represents what it takes to make about 12 CBD bath bombs, each containing 25 mg of CBD Oil Tincture. Alternatively, one can mix up the amount of CBD Oil Tincture and essential oils to heighten the CBD potency or prepare more CBD bath bombs.

  • 1 cup of citric acid
  • 2 cups of baking soda
  • 1 cup of Epsom salt or any sea salt of your preference
  • 4 tablespoons of melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup of cornstarch
  • 2 tsp of water
  • 6 mL of a CBD oil tincture (preferably the high-potency versions, featuring at least 50mg per ml)
  • 20- 30 drops of organic essential oils, depending on your preference fragrance
  • Bath bomb molds or silicone cupcake pan

Procedure/ Steps

With the ingredients above ready, one is good to prepare the CBD bath bombs. Proceed as follows;

  1. In a bowl, mix the wet ingredients, i.e., CBD oil or tincture, water, and essential oils.
  2. In another bowl
  • Mix the dry ingredients, i.e., citric acid, cornstarch, baking soda, and Epsom salt.
  1. Transfer the dry ingredients into the wet ingredient bowl.
  2. Mix slowly but consistently to allow the dry and wet ingredients to form homogeneity. The resultant mixture is mostly dry, but it should be just wet enough to allow it compact when placed in the mold.
  3. Put the mixture into the molds and rest them on the surface for one hour.
  • Confirm that the mixture has compacted well in the mold after one hour and if yes, empty the molds on a dry surface.
  • Allow the CBD bath bombs to dry for 24 hours, after which they should be ready for use.

How Much CBD Oil Should One Put in their DIY CBD Bath Bomb Recipe?

Many CBD users always ask how to dose Sublingual CBD Oil Drops, yet this remains a challenge because the FDA does not regulate CBD production or dosing of the cannabinoid. Individuals might wonder how much Sublingual CBD Oil Drops should one add to the recipe. Brand (2020)stated that CBD bath bombs have 25- 100 mg of CBD Tincture, and one can play around with this range. If they start the CBD regimen, they might want to opt for low-potency CBD bath bombs. When individuals get used to the cannabinoid, they can up the dosage and the amount one adds to the CBD bath bomb recipe. Depending on the potency an individual wants the CBD bath bombs to have, they can determine how much CBD Tincture to add to the ingredient list. Learn more about 

Conclusion

Individuals can easily prepare CBD bath bombs at home. The CBD potency ranges from 25- to 100 mg, but one might want to explore lower potencies if they are new to the CBD regimen. Besides, how much CBD oil one adds to the ingredient list depends on how strong they want the resulting CBD bath bombs.

References

Brand, D. S. (2020). Weed Mom: The Canna-Curious Woman's Guide to Healthier Relaxation, Happier Parenting, and Chilling TF Out. Ulysses Press.

Evans, J. (2020). The Ultimate Guide to CBD: Explore the World of Cannabidiol. Fair Winds Press.

Goldman, S., Bramante, J., Vrdoljak, G., Guo, W., Wang, Y., Marjanovic, O., ... & Noestheden, M. (2021). The analytical landscape of cannabis compliance testing. Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, 1-18.

Mooney, A. (2021). How Social Media Has Impacted the Regenerative Organic Food Industry During COVID-19 (Doctoral dissertation, Appalachian State University).