Soaking Salts

Nothing quite like taking a soak in a warm bath before bed to relax your mind and your muscles is there. 

When you add a scoop of salts though, you turn it into a rejuvenating, detoxifying experience with many health benefits:

Reportedly, according to Kurt Schnaubelt, it is useful in correcting heart arrhythmia's, is a bronchodilator, helps reduces the frequency and severity of asthma attacks and lessens the symptoms of shingles.

 

From time to time I put together gift sets with a colorful variety of salts each offering its unique little something to the mix. Meanwhile you can't go wrong using Epsom Salts. Containing magnesium, a natural antidepressant and muscle relaxant as well as detoxifying sulfate properties.

 
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  • Relieve tension and stress

  • Reduce swelling, inflammation

  • Relax aching, sore muscles

  • Alleviate bruising

  • Eliminate toxins

  • Sooth joint pain 

  • Improve circulation

  • Skin problems - eczema, psoriasis

  • Improve dry skin conditions

 

Essential oils can be added to the bath water to target specific areas, best to leave the vegetable oils aside though and apply them to your skin after your bath as they tend to form a barrier between you and the salts, preventing the absorption of salt properties and essential oils.

Full Bath Directions:

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  • Add 2-3 cups of salts to your running bath water.

  • 8-10 drops of essential oil - optional

  • Soak in the bath for a minimum of 20 minutes.

    Towel dry and apply an appropriate Complementary Solutions formula to your muscles, joints, rash or bruises - or some moisturizer - Silksation is our obvious favorite of course.

 

Foot Bath Directions:

  • Add 1 cup of salts to your running footbath water.

  • 4-5 drops of essential oil - optional

  • Soak in the bath for a minimum of 20 minutes.

    Towel dry and follow directions as above.