Bath salts are all the rage these days. Infused with your favorite essential oil blend, fragrances, and dried flowers. The rediscovery of this age old secrets is on the rise. And for great reasons. With so many ailments and consumer looking for a more natural way of treating sore back pain, feet, joints, and muscles. We are taking things back, however, adding more of a spa appeal to it.
Bath salts have so much to offer, and here are a list of benefits you can look forward to experiencing.
Benefits of using bath salts:
- Magnesium. One of the main ingredients in bath salts or bath soaks is epsom salt. Epsom salt is made up of a compound of magnesium, sulfur, and oxygen. Magnesium being the main component. It's a mineral that is vital for our bodies. It is suggested that instead of consumed by mouth, a nice soak with epsom salt can give us the recommended magnesium we need. Magnesium help fights diseases. It can help with constipation, insomnia, and fibromyalgia, and even auto-immune diseases.
- Reduces Stress and Anxiety. The levels of magnesium in epsom salt may help with brain functions that reduce stress and anxiety. It is believed to affect a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, which helps regulate the pituitary and adrenal glands. These glands are responsible for your response to stress. If you have an anxiety disorder, you might want to consider using magnesium to help reduce your symptoms. Adding dried flowers and essential oils to the your bath salts can help with reducing stress and anxiety. Turning it into a botanical bath salt. Dried rose petals is therapeutic, it relaxes the body and reduces stress. Rose geranium essential oil has analgesic and anti-anxiety properties.
- Pink Himalayan Salt. Now you say what benefit can I get from pink himalayan salt. Here's what you can expect with adding pink himalayan salt to your bath salt or bath soak. Improve circulation, prevent muscle cramping, increases hydration in the body, lowers blood pressure, dissolve and eliminate sediment to remove toxins, and create an electrolyte balance.
- Relief of skin ailments. Adding Dead Sea Salt to your bath salts have great skin ailment benefits. It has been proven to relieve skin ailments such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. Minerals such as magnesium, sodium and potassium enhance your skins ability to retain moisture, making it healthy and silky smooth.
There are many more benefits of bath salts. Truly, I love how it makes you feel after soaking for about 20-30 mins. Re-energize you, feeling relaxed, calm, relieves painful joints and muscle, and it leaves your skin smooth and silky.
Chesha L. Hale
The Holistic Beaute
Natural, Organic Luxurious Skin Care and Botanicals