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5 Benefits of Useing Bath Salts

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Posted on November 19 2018

 

5 Benefits of Using Bath Salts

Bath salts have a long list of benefits that come with a small price tag.  Bath salts are typically made from Epsom salt and with some brands come with added oils to enhance the effects of the soak and add aromatherapy to the experience. Not to mention you get a little me time to relax and re-charge. 

Here are five benefits of using bath salts on a regular basis.

DETOX FROM HEAD TO TOE

 

Epsom salts "draw out" toxins in the body, as well as balance the body. As Epsom salt is a natural substance that is made up of magnesium and sulphate, the sulphate makes it easier to release toxins as it strengthens the wall of the digestive tract.  Bathorium takes their detox baths to another level by adding activated bamboo charcoal, which further enhances the detoxifying benefits.

 

SOFTER, HYDRATED SKIN

With just 20 minutes in an Epsom salt soak, your skin will be smoother and more hydrated.  The Epsom salts help to build up the skin barrier to help keep the skin hydrated.  If you want to get rid of your dry skin, add a little natural oil to the bath salts and massage into your skin for a detoxifying exfoliation. 

Get even more hydrated from head to toe with a bath salt that has shea butter or coconut milk added to it.  

RELIEVE SORE MUSCLES AND PAIN

Epsom salt helps to reduce muscle aches, inflammation and tension.  So whether you suffer from post work out muscle aches, or conditions such as arthritis, gout, or lupus, a 12-minute soak can have you feeling ten times better. Due to the detoxifying properties of Epsom salt, it assists the body in getting rid of toxins that are responsible for the inflammation, as well as assisting with pain, stiffness and swelling. 

REDUCE STRESS AND RELAX

For those to who have a magnesium deficiency, soaking in Epsom salts can be extremely beneficial.  Low magnesium levels can lead to increased anxiety, depression and stress.  Magnesium levels that are at a healthy level can increase neurotransmitters in the brain that reduce stress and induce sleep. Also, incorporating bath salts that utilize the effects of aromatherapy can also be beneficial to unwind and relax. 

INCREASED FOOT HEALTH

An Epsom salt foot bath is the perfect way to help your tired, aching feet after a long day in shoes or heals.  With its natural inflammatory properties, your feet will be back to regular size after a 20 minutes soak.  As an added benefit your feet will be smelling fresh and feel softer.     

If you suffer from infections due to ingrown toenails or athletes foot, Epsom salt can also help to treat and heal your feet faster. 

 

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