Thursday, October 21, 2010

Benefits of Bath Salts -YouTube DIY Himalayan Pink & Peppermint

Ooh this is good- simply had to post.
Making your own Bath salts  with Himalayan Pink Salts, scented with triple distilled Peppermint.
Watch the video here

Bath Salts are excellent to refresh body and mind. 
Here are some reasons for you to indulge.

Bath salts offer a lot of benefits- its not just tossing some scented salt in your bath.
Warning - never put salt if skin has cuts or bruises on it, sting like nobody's business.

How to Use Bath Salts
Draw a hot bath, just at tolerance level. Add 2-3 scoops of bath salt, and take a 20-min soak.

Benefits For the BODY
Bath salts relieve sore, achy muscles and joints, and reduce pain from sports injuries, stimulate circulation, relax muscle spasms and excellent for relief to achy tired feet, for foot ailments such as corns and calluses.

Bath salts may help remove excess oil and Detoxify skin and body. With the added oils, they will help to not dry out skin.
For dry, cracked skin and for itching and irritation due to dryness, bath salts are said to be helpful. Many suffering from Eczema & Psoriasis find Epsom Salts & non-fragranced Salts helpful.
See Surestop to Eczema Synergy

Benefits For the MIND

Bath salts, with essential oils are stress-busting and elevate emotions, make you more able to face the challenges ahead.
And at night, washing away the day's turmoil helps in a restful state of mind.

Essential oils must be used in careful doses
My fave Picker-Ups: Choose a couple of
Peppermint, Juniper, Fennel, Grapefruit, Orange, RoseMary & Basil (very tiny amount)

To Destress for the Day,  I'd select
Lavender, Geranium, Chamomile, Patchouli.

For Achy Feet and legs
Peppermint, Juniper, Cypress, Rosemary, Fennel and my favorites Nutmeg, Black Pepper.

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