Sitz Bath Recipe

Equipment: Cotton muslin bags


  • 1 cup or 9 ounces of unrefined sea salt
  • 2 ounces lavender blossoms
  • 2 ounces plantain leaf
  • 2 ounces witch hazel
  • 2 ounces yarrow
  • 2 ounces calendula
  • 2 ounces chamomile

  1. Combine all ingredients well and fill muslin bags. 
  2. After the birth of baby fill tub with water as hot as possible. 
  3. Drop one muslin bag into the water and allow salt to dissolve and contents to steep. 
  4. Once the temperature of the water is tolerable enjoy a relaxing, heavenly scented bath. 

Please Note: For those who have stitches limit yourself to only one sitz bath a day. If you have no stitches you can enjoy multiple baths a day. Continue baths until you feel comfortable.