Combine and stir in a lidded wide-mouth jar:1/2 cup liquid honey3 cups powdered milk Several drops of vanilla essential oil

Draw a hot bath. Dissolve a generous scoop of the blended milk and honey in the water – save the rest for another night. Soak. Shower when you are finished.

Elizabeth Edwards is managing editor at Traverse, Northern Michigan’s

This article was first published in January 2008, and was updated for the web February 2008.