A simple Epsom salt bath is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to practice self care while healing and facilitating our body’s natural detoxification system. Plus this has the added benefit to help with stress (which allows you to tap into the relaxation response).
- Contains minerals
- Reduces acidity and inflammation and PH balances the body
- Stimulates circulation, promotes cellular regeneration eases skin conditions
- Promotes spiritual and mental balance, lightens depression and negativity
- Regulates Sleep
- Relieves stress and restores harmony
- Good source of Magnesium
- Natural way for the body to detoxify
How to prepare your bath:
1 cup Epsom Salt
2 cups Aluminum Free Baking Soda
1 cup Himalayan Salt (optional)
Few drops of your favourite essential oil (i.e lavender or peppermint)
Add to mixture while running hot bath water
Soak for 30 minutes or more.
- Do not eat before your bath.
- You want the water hot to create a nice sweat
- Adding baking soda will help neutralize the chemicals in water (chlorine) and increase mineral absorption
- You may feel a little light headed or dizzy during your bath. Breathe.
- Once you are done, slowly rise out of tub. Shower off with cool water.
- Allow time after your bath to relax. Lie down for 10 min.
- Drink water to replenish.
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