When things become busy, it’s tempting to put yourself last.
Here’s a reminder you might need today: You always need to make time for self-care. By slowing things down and nurturing yourself, you become healthier, happier and more productive.
One way to indulge in self-care is to soak away stress in a nice Epsom salt bath at the end of the day. You can make it a ritual to occasionally turn your bathroom into a sanctuary where you can relax and unwind. Though an Epsom salt bath rarely comes close to a complete luxury spa experience, it’s a great (and more affordable) way to upgrade your usual bath time routine and pamper yourself to de-stress your mind and body.
Ever heard of the wonders of Epsom salt at all? Wondering how it can help you maximize your precious “me time”? Here we’ll explain all the things you need to know about Epsom salt and how it can help in self-care.
What Is Epsom Salt?
In spite of its very misleading name, Epsom salt is nothing like the cooking ingredient used for seasoning. It’s actually a mineral compound made of 100% magnesium sulfate. Nowadays, a huge chunk of the population has magnesium deficiency, which leads to a wide range of problems including mental disorders, fatigue and mental weakness.
Epsom salt is popular with athletes because it is known to soothe muscles. It is also a popular home item because it can be used for cleaning, gardening and first aid. Having Epsom salt at home and using it to improve your bath can dramatically change your life.
How Can Epsom Salt Improve Your Bath?
Even if you’re not the type who enjoys relaxing in the tub, you will definitely benefit from indulging in an Epsom salt bath. In addition to helping your body relax and destress, Epsom salt also gives your body natural healing benefits that will help you function better in the long run.
Here are some of the ways an Epsom salt bath can help you relax:
- Soothes Muscle Pain - Even if you are not an athlete who regularly engages in rigorous training, this is definitely something that you will appreciate. Epsom salt can help reduce pain in the muscles and is even known to help with arthritis. It also helps regulate the electrolyte levels in your body.
- Improves Skin - Now, isn’t this something we all want to see? Regular Epsom salt baths can help keep skin soft. For better results, you can use it as a body scrub or exfoliant. Simply mix with your favorite cleanser and massage on the affected area.
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Fortunately for you, fixing up an Epsom salt bath is easy enough. All you have to do is add 2 cups of Epsom salt bath to your usual tub of warm water and enjoy your bath as usual. It is recommended to stay in the tub for at least twenty minutes to really enjoy the benefits. Don’t forget to
Here’s another plus. Our Epsom salt baths are enhanced with 100% certified pure essential oils. This means that you get to enjoy aromatherapy benefits as well. You can choose a blend that matches your needs.
If you are too busy to soak away your stress in the tub, you can also try enjoying a foot soak instead. You will get to enjoy pretty much the same benefits as well.
Even if you find it relaxing, it is not advisable to have an Epsom salt bath every single day. If you have medical issues or concerns, don’t forget to seek the opinion of your doctor.