A warm bath after work or just before bed is one of the most luxurious activities you can do for your well-being and health. Take your nighttime bath a bit further by relaxing in a warm detox bath that cleanses your body and gives you a definite glow of health.
Two Beneficial Detox Herbs
Using ginger elixir as a part of your detox bath or in a digestive drink will help clear up digestive problems and ease a tired and upset body. Ayurveda medicine has time-tested the properties of ginger and has determined that it is the antidote of choice for battling colds and the flu.
Turmeric belongs to the same family as ginger and has powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Use this herb in a detox and soothing bath to help alleviate the pain and inflammation of arthritis. There have been studies proving that turmeric is often more effective than any anti-inflammatory drugs.
Recipe for Skin Toxins or Issues
2 cups of hydrogen peroxide
1 tablespoon dried ginger powder or ginger elixir
Use warm to hot water in your tub and add ginger powder plus the hydrogen peroxide. Step in your tub and soak for at least 30 minutes. If you have a cold or need to clear congestion, the ginger has properties that clear up your sinuses and ease body aches. You can also use this detox bath for allergies or skin irritations.
Turmeric Essential Oil
It is hard to live a happy and relaxed life if you are itchy and have tired or dry skin and are catching a cold. Home-made and natural recipes are easy and an inexpensive way to revive your tired skin and give you a health boost. Try this recipe for an awesome way to detox your body.
¼ cup Sea Salt or Himalayan Salt
¼ cup Epsom Salt
¼ cup baking soda
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
Up to 10 drops of turmeric essential oil
Swirl salt, Epsom salt and baking soda in a jar of boiling water. Set aside. Fill your tub with warm water and add the apple cider vinegar. Pour salt mixture in the bath and add turmeric essential oils.
Soak for at least 30 minutes or as long as desired. Turmeric has been used for thousands of years for its health promoting properties. You can use turmeric in essential oil for to soak out the aches and pains associated with a cold. Turmeric oils have 400-500 different kinds of healing molecules. It is one of those natural oils that pump up sites in your neuroendocrine system.
As with any detox bath you may feel light-headed when you get out. Just relax or go to bed after your bath. You will feel great in the morning.