Herbal baths have been used for hundreds of years, dating as far back as 1500 B.C.E. The Ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians and Hebrews frequently indulged in herbal baths for both hygiene and medicinal purposes. Many different herbal and botanical species have long been used as medicine, to treat physical and mental problems.
Most modern people know how soothing and relaxing a warm bath is, especially when it smells delightful. Aromatic herbs have the ability to stimulate your senses and promote different emotions. Herbs have the added benefit of producing volatile oils when added to hot water, which can be absorbed through the pores of your skin. Thus having the ability to aid healing.
There are so many different herbs, all with different benefits and features. Some commonly known and used herbs and botanicals include lavender, chamomile, witch hazel, calendula, sage, rosemary, thyme, and many more.
Other natural ingredients that can sooth and relax include organic rolled oats. Sounds like a strange thing to put in your bath, but they actually provide a beautiful delicate oil that assists in moisturizing skin and soothing skin dry itchy skin.
Himalyan Salt contains trace elements which may help to sooth muscles and infuse the body. It may also help to detox the body by drawing out toxins in the skin.
Epsom salts contain magnesium, which is an extremely important mineral involved in muscle relaxation. Theoretically, magnesium will be absorbed into the body and therefore assist in relaxation.
How to enjoy herbal bath blend:
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Ensure bath water isn't too hot, as it may lower blood pressure temporarily.
The information provided is general information, not comprehensive medical advice. I do not intend this information be used to treat or diagnose any medical conditions. Please consult your health care provider if you have any medical conditions. Consult a medical practitioner before using any herbal remedies.