• Held on the second Sunday of May each year, mother’s day is a celebration honouring and showing appreciation towards one’s mother, motherhood, maternal bonds as well as matriarchal figures in society. Here is a home-made rosemary-mint bath salts recipe for the wonderful women in your life…

    rosemary-mint bath salts

    Serves: Makes 250ml (1 cup)
    Cooking Time: 5 mins


    • 22,5ml (1½ tbsp) bicarbonate of soda
    • 2 – 3 fresh rosemary sprigs, roughly chopped
    • 2 – 3 fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
    • drop rosemary essential oil
    • drop peppermint essential oil
    • 180g Epsom salts



    In a pestle and mortar, grind the bicarbonate of soda with the herbs and oils until fragrant and combined. Mix in the Epsom salts.


    To use, run a warm bath and sprinkle 30ml – 45ml (2 tbsp – 3 tbsp) into the water.

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com