Many people in this day and age of showers don’t know about the great detoxing ability of a herbal bath… let alone the stress busting abilities that taking a warm bath can do for the mind/body. Detoxing baths have been used down through the ages by the Greeks, Romans, Japanese, in India, and many other cultures. And Gandhi was a great believer in detoxing baths and recommended them to everyone.
There is a reason why expensive spas give herbal baths. Such treatments eliminate toxins from the body because the skin is the largest organ of elimination that we have.
Here is a recipe for a wonderful detoxing bath. Put on some relaxing music, have water on hand to drink, and sit back and enjoy your herbal bath for 30 to 40 minutes.
It will do your body good!
1. Epsom salt – 1 to 4 cups
2. Baking soda – 2 to 4 cups
3. Then add a mixture of grated ginger, rosemary, seaweed, and perhaps lavender, lemon peel, rose petals, chamomile, you can even add sandalwood, ylang ylang, and just about any other herb or essential oil that you like. Be creative use what smells great to you, just make sure to use the ginger because ginger is a good detoxing agent for your body.You can add the herbs directly to your bath water or put them in a cloth tea bag and let them soak in the water for a while.
This is a good way to detox your liver and just about every organ of your body. Epson salts are great for detoxing estrogen from your body, even excess thyroid hormones, poisons, food additives, artificial food colorings, artificial food additives and hormones of all kinds. And baking soda is very alkalizing… thus help to alkalize your body… and many people find their aches and pains disappear.
Most people find that their skin clears up, they have less anxiety and irritability, and feel more relaxed, soothed, and in general feel much better. Some people even feel they start to digest food better and have less GI problems. It can also help you sleep better and boost your metabolism and at the same time it can help you lose weight.
Enjoy a Wonderful Herbal Detoxing Bath Today and Feel GREAT!
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist, Counselor, and Spiritual Advisor for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Center for Creative Living Church, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas www.paulhaider.com