The healing process of wounds can be accelerate by salt detox bath. Despite it can sting you a little bit, but the effects on the wounds are amazing.
This type of salt baths are useful for severe skin issues. In order to stop suffering people who suffer from endless pain and itchiness are capable of doing everything.
Here we present salt bath combination: Himalayan salt and Epsom salt. They have amazing properties each so if you combining them in one salt bath, you will create highly beneficial detox bath. This type of bath has amazing healing and soothing properties, it is highly efficient and it is cheap and safe to use.
This is compound of mineral that is contained in water and is rich in sulfate and magnesium. It look like big salt crystals and that is the reason because it is called a salt. The name originates from the town of Epsom in Surrey, England where this salt was first distilled.
This salt can be use d – for food, for personal care, and for agriculture. It is important to pay attention which salt you are buying.
Our skin is the largest detoxification organ. When you have Epsom salt bath, magnesium and sulfate work together to eliminate the toxins out of the body through the skin. These minerals are also absorbed into the skin to improve the body’s levels of magnesium and sulfate. An increase in magnesium level you get from soaking in an Epsom salt bath, without having any side effects!
This salt is the purest and known as oldest salts that offers a wide range of naturally-occurring minerals essential for our body. You will feel like you are soaking in an ocean of energy by adding this incredible salt to your bath. The salts and minerals that are released into the water can be absorbed through your skin by using this bath.
Health Benefits of Salt Bath
When used in a salt bath Epsom and Himalayan salts offer the same benefits.
- Relieves premenstruation symptoms (bloating, cramps ,migraines,)
- Increases blood circulation
- Improves respiratory health
- Reduces the acidity and helps balance the pH levels in the body
- Accelerates healing of small cuts, swelling, bruising, torn or strained ligaments and muscles
- Soothes sunburn and insect bites
- Relaxes muscles, reduces stress, and promotes a better night’s sleep
- It possesses potent antiseptic properties and can treat skin conditions including acne, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin
- Eliminates toxins through the skin
- Relieves muscle cramps and arthritic joint pains
How to take a super detox salt bath
Purifies, cleanses and nourishes you body with essential minerals
The amount of the salt should be determined by the person’s weight, according to Dr David Jockers. This is amount for a standard size bathtub that will probably hold 25-30 gallons of water.
Measurement for Epsom salt:
Individuals between 60-100 lbs: 1 cup
Individuals between 100-150 lbs: 1½ cups
Children under 60 lbs: ½ cup
Individuals between 150-200 lbs: 2 cups
For every 50 lb more—add an additional ½ cup of salts
Use Epsom salt together with Himalayan salt in your bath. It is recommended to start only with Epsom salt if you have no detox experience and you are doing this for the first time.
You should not take this bath in cases you have open wounds or burns, cardiovascular disease, or you are pregnant. Consult your doctor before trying any kind of detox if you are on long-term medication.
First thing you need to do is to cleanse and rinse out the bathtub to make sure that there is no dirt or mold in it. Than fill the bathtub with warm water – 37o Celcius (or 97o Fahrenheit), Because it is warm enough to dissolve both the salts. If you have high blood pressure it is not recommended to use hot water!
Avoid than using any bath additives such as shampoos, oils, or soaps. If you want to do it before. You should not rinse after the salt bath, just towel dry.
It is recommended to have a healthy and light meal before doing this detox bath and you will not get dizzy at the end, from an empty stomach or low sugar.
Stay hydrated, drink a lot of water before and after the bath throughout the day. While you are taking the bath, you should take a bottle of water and drink it. Some music will help you relax!
Soak for at least 40 minutes to absorb all the benefits from the salts.
Take precaution when coming out of the bath. Lot of detoxification activities going on in your body, so we recommend you to drain the water and get out slowly.
You may notice that after taking the salt bath the color of the water is changed into a milky color. It depends on your health, but this is because of the toxins being drawn out from the body. The water may be brownish in cases when individuals are smokers or are exposed to industrial toxins.
How often you take this salt bath depends on you. You can take it once to three times a week if you can handle it.