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7 Simple Steps for Setting up Your New Moon Healing Bath

Embrace the Power of a New Moon with a Healing Bath

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The new moon marks a powerful time for new beginnings, setting intentions, and cleansing old energies. I love using this time to reconnect with my creativity, vision boards, and goals I've set for myself. Taking a healing bath under the new moon can amplify these intentions, creating a sacred space for personal growth and renewal. I'll share with you, my go to ingredients like milk, honey, rose petals, and cinnamon, as well as the inclusion of specific crystals to elevate your healing bath under the new moon. We'll also provide vegan alternatives and detailed steps for your new moon ritual.

The Intentions and Power of a New Moon

The new moon is a time of darkness, symbolizing a blank slate and the opportunity to start fresh.

It's an ideal time to:

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Ingredients for Your Healing Bath and Their Benefits

  1. Milk (or Vegan Alternatives):

  • Physical Benefits: Milk is known for its soothing and moisturizing properties, leaving your skin soft and hydrated.

  • Spiritual Benefits: Symbolizes purity and nourishment, enhancing the cleansing aspect of your ritual.

  • Vegan Substitute: Use coconut milk or almond milk for a similar nourishing effect.

  1. Honey:

  • Physical Benefits: Honey has antibacterial and antioxidant properties, promoting healthy skin.

  • Spiritual Benefits: Represents sweetness and abundance, attracting positive energy and intentions.

  1. Rose Petals:

  • Physical Benefits: Rose petals are rich in antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties, benefiting your skin.

  • Spiritual Benefits: Roses are associated with love and healing, opening the heart chakra and fostering self-love.

  1. Cinnamon:

  • Physical Benefits: Cinnamon has antimicrobial properties and can improve circulation, promoting healthy skin.

  • Spiritual Benefits: Symbolizes protection, prosperity, and purification, enhancing the protective and manifesting aspects of your bath.

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Healing Properties of Crystals for Charging Your Water

  1. Citrine:

  • Properties: Known as the "stone of abundance," citrine attracts wealth, prosperity, and success.

  • Benefits: Enhances self-confidence, creativity, and motivation.

  1. Pyrite:

  • Properties: Also called "Fool's Gold," pyrite is a stone of protection and abundance.

  • Benefits: Shields against negative energy and promotes vitality.

  1. Sunstone:

  • Properties: A joyful stone that brings light and energy.

  • Benefits: Encourages independence, confidence, and optimism.

  1. Calcite:

  • Properties: A powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy.

  • Benefits: Clears negative energies, promotes clarity, and enhances spiritual growth.

  1. Amber:

  • Properties: A fossilized tree resin, amber is known for its grounding and healing properties.

  • Benefits: Promotes a sense of calm, balances emotions, and attracts good luck.

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Steps to Prepare for a New Moon Healing Bath

  1. Set Your Intention: Before you begin, take a moment to meditate and set your intention for the new moon. What do you want to release, and what do you want to manifest?

  2. Prepare the Bath:

  • Fill your bathtub with warm water.

  • Add 1-2 cups of milk (or coconut/almond milk).

  • Stir in 2-3 tablespoons of honey.

  • Sprinkle a handful of rose petals into the water.

  • Add a teaspoon of ground cinnamon or a few cinnamon sticks.

  1. Incorporate Crystals:

  • Place citrine, pyrite, sunstone, calcite, and amber around your bathtub or in the water to charge the bath with their healing energies. Ensure they are safe to be submerged in water or keep them on the rim of the tub.

  1. Create a Sacred Space:

  • Light candles and incense to create a calming atmosphere.

  • Play soothing music or nature sounds to enhance relaxation.

  1. Immerse Yourself:

  • Enter the bath and soak for at least 20-30 minutes. As you soak, visualize the water cleansing away any negativity and filling you with positive energy and intentions.

  1. Meditate:

  • Spend some time in quiet meditation, focusing on your breath and your intentions. Visualize your goals manifesting and feel the energy of the new moon supporting your journey.

  1. Close the Ritual:

  • When you feel ready, gently drain the bath, thanking the elements and energies for their support. You may want to journal about your experience and any insights you gained.


A new moon healing bath is a powerful ritual to cleanse, renew, and set intentions for the coming lunar /moon cycle. By using ingredients like milk (or vegan alternatives), honey, rose petals, and cinnamon, you can enhance both the physical and spiritual benefits of your bath. Including crystals like citrine, pyrite, sunstone, calcite, and amber can further amplify your intentions and promote healing. This combo welcomes in self love, empowerment, courage, and confidence. Embrace this sacred practice to harness the transformative energy of the new moon and welcome new beginnings into your life.

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