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Simple DIY Shower Melts To Reduce Congestion melts that are red and white with a jar of melts

Shower Melts To Reduce Congestion

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12 melts



  1. In a small pot, melt the coconut oil (until just warm, not hot or you’ll damage the oils).
  2. Pour the essential oils into the coconut oil. Add in the arrowroot (and mica if using) and mix until everything is wet.
  3. Portion into a silicone mold.
  4. Place in the fridge for 2 hours to set.
  5. Notes: Mica powder is simply a natural way to color a DIY project. I use it when I am giving these shower melts out as homemade gifts. For just myself, I omit tit as it does leave color on your bathtub and that makes for more cleaning at some point!

  6. You can easily sub the essential oils for DoTerra’s “breathe” blend which works very well also.
  7. Safety: the melts are oil-based which will make the tub slippery. Place the melt in an area that you’re not stepping every three seconds and be careful!

  8. Store in the fridge.

Recipe Notes

Makes 12 melts depending on the mold used.

Note: you can grab all of the essential oils from my Amazon Store or you can grab them directly from Plant Therapy.

Again, this recipe has a very high dilution rate and should be adjusted in both dilutions as well as the oils you use for kids.