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How to Prepare an Oatmeal Bath

Are you or your child suffering from itchy or irritated skin? Use this simple remedy for skin comfort and anti-inflammation.


  • Step 1: Grind oats Grind oats on the highest setting of your blender, processor, or grinder.
  • TIP: Add a tablespoon of ground oats to a cup of warm water. If the concoction turns milky and feels silky, you've ground the oats enough.
  • Step 2: Fill a tub Run a tub of warm water and sprinkle the oats over the bottom of the tub. Stir to break up any clumps.
  • TIP: Only use 1/3 cup oats for a baby's bath.
  • Step 3: Get in the tub and soak Climb into the tub and soak for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Step 4: Pat dry Get out of the tub and pat yourself dry. Oatmeal baths can be taken twice a day or more. Let your skin celebrate!
  • FACT: Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory properties and has been used for centuries to soothe skin.

You Will Need

  • A coffee grinder
  • blender
  • or food processor
  • 1 c. unflavored oatmeal
  • A bathtub

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