Simple Bath Soak

Tired? Achy? Restless? Tense?

This was me. Seems like I was sick all winter. Unable to get a restful night’s sleep. When my legs began to cramp, I began to think my magnesium levels were low. Instead of taking a magnesium supplement, I opted for a magnesium-rich bath soak. I drew a hot bath for the first time in years. Since we installed our shower in fact. While soaking, I could feel the tension melting away. {Next time, I am going to add candles and music!} Not only did I get a full night’s sleep that evening but the soak left my skin feeling unbelievably soft.

“According to the National Academy of Sciences, American’s magnesium deficiency helps to account for high rates of heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, arthritis and joint pain, digestive maladies, stress-related illnesses, chronic fatigue and a number of other ailments.”
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/health-benefits-of-epsom-salt-baths.html#ixzz3U73jkWCa

When soaking in a hot tub for at least 20 minutes, your pores are opening up allowing your body to release toxins. And to absorb the magnesium sulfate. The simple bath soak is good for minimizing swelling and relieving stress. It is nourishing for your liver, skin, achy joints, and tired muscles. Epsom salts are good for bruises, splinter removal, sprains, bites, stings, and even sunburn. It has an alkalizing effect giving your immune system a boost, making it useful during times of colds and flu. You can use it to exfoliate your skin by using two tablespoons mixed with baby oil or coconut oil.

Simple Bath Soak ~Back to Family.net

Try this inexpensive simple bath soak three times a week and see how better you feel:

  • 2 cups pure Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate)
  • ½ cup pure Baking Soda
  • 10 drops of Lavender essential oil
  • ¼ cup sea salt (optional)

 

  1. Draw water as hot as you can take into your bathtub while adding the above ingredients.
  2. Soak at least 20-30 minutes.
  3. Enjoy a relaxing night’s sleep.

[If you are pregnant or have health concerns, check with your doctor before using the Simple Bath Soak]