It recommended the following for a detox bath: Detox bath: Baking soda and apple cider make a wonderful spa-like bath for soaking away aches and pains and detoxing. It also cleans the tub and the drain, as a bonus!
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Yes! Epsom salts relieve tired and achy muscles and pains! I have a recipe I love for detoxing.....2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of baking soda, and 1/4 c of fresh ginger cut into cubes. The ginger will float in your water but provides great detox. It will make you sweat out impurities and feels great for hours afterwards!
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Warm bath, either bath salts or epsom salts, sounds great. Whether detoxes or not, sounds like it would be a great stress reliever.
It sound like a lot of work, I got a kitten in September, he love to have bath, every night we try to see who get in the tub first, so I don't think I 'll try it, because he like to taste everything, and if I am stay in the tub too long, he come get my toe.
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Now I'm no professional, this is just a recommendation for anyone looking to try a detox bath. I tinkered around with different baths and this is the one I finally came across that worked. With this one I experimented with the ginger and different essential oils. For me personally, I found that using ginger tea bags works better than using fresh ginger, and in particular I use 1 or 2 of the Traditional Medicinals ginger tea (on the box it says it's a digestive aid). If you add ginger, be warned YOU WILL SWEAT, but that's how you know it's working. As far as essential oils, I use 10 drops of lavender essential oil. With using oils though you have to check to make sure that it is 100% essential oil. As far as the smell, I've never experienced it, but in a holistic health class I took at school my teacher, who was also a holistic practitioner, said she'd heard of people experiencing it; it's different for everyone. Hope this helps!
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That's the funniest thing I've heard today.....LOL!
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I've never tried them. It seems like it's a placebo effect more than anything else.
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I tried it once, for kicks. The reviews I've found said they felt amazing and destressed after. I felt no different. It really didn't do anything, the one I tried is one floating around the internet and the girl who started it said she could smell the alcohol leaving her system... I don't think they have much to them.
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I have not tried detox baths but the concept sounds interesting. At this time of the year ANY excuse for a hot bath works for me :)
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I got into them recently looking to get rid of a cold I had. I took one once I got sick and it went away a lot faster than any cold I had before. I learned then that detox baths can be taken regularly for a number of other reasons, including stress (which is what I now take weekly detox baths for). Has anyone else ever tried detox or salt baths before?
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