While there are many ways to detox, one of the easiest and most relaxing is through a detox bath. The best part? They’re insanely easy to make at home. You’ll get all the benefits you’d find in a high-end spa bath at a fraction of the price and in the comfort of your own home.
Detox Bath Recipe
All You Need:
- 1 cup Epsom salt
- 1 cup Bentonite clay
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 3 to 5 drops each of lavender and cinnamon vital oils
- Fresh rosemary sprigs
The simplicity of bathing in epsom salts and warm water is a cleansing ritual that has the potential to both improve your body’s elimination pathways and help resolve two very serious nutritional deficiencies at the same time. For this reason alone, if you are going to choose a single holistic bathing therapy to incorporate into your weekly routine, a relaxing soak or two in an epsom salt bath is definitely IT!
Bentonite clay, also called Montmorillonite clay, is taking off as a wellness trend among people who are looking to help detoxify their bodies and defend against illnesses.
Once or twice a week, I fill a tub with warm to hot water and add 1-2 cups of apple cider vinegar. I soak for 20-30 minutes, using a washcloth to clean my face and making sure to get my hair wet as well.
Essential oils are concentrated plant essences that have the power to influence our body and mind. They are a complex mix of highly potent volatile substances, some acting as muscle relaxants or pain relievers while others may be stimulants or mood enhancers. You will find every single essential oil having manifold effects and several oils having similar or complementary properties.
Rosemary Leaf is an aromatic herb in the mint family that grows on an evergreen bush. It is most often used in cooking but has a wonderful woodsy scent that is great in air fresheners and aromatherapy mixes.