A DIY Epsom Salt Detox Bath Soak is one of the easiest and best ways to really detoxify the body. We live in a world full of toxins and taking an Epsom salt bath to detox is something I recommend we all do from time to time. Detoxification of the body will help remove any dangerous compounds in our body. This Epsom salt bath detox mixture I have created below is truly soothing and so relaxing for the body. Soak in the bath for 20-30 minutes at least once a week for balancing of your pH, lowering stress levels, pulling out toxins, and a bit of relaxation time that we all need and deserve. Get the high-end spa experience at home for a fraction of the cost with this DIY Epsom salt detox bath mix!
Benefits of an Epsom Salt Detox Bath
- Flushes any unwanted toxins in the system.
- Improves your sleep.
- Heals bruises and rashes on the skin.
- Relieves any sore muscles or aches you may have.
- Great to do when you are sick with cold, flu, or other illnesses.
- Reduces stress levels.
- Can balance pH levels.
- And So Much More.
Essential Oils In Bath Paired With Epsom Salt
What sets this Epsom salt detox bath apart from others is you combine essential oils with Epsom salt. When you use an essential oil that offers antioxidant, antimicrobial, and even anti-inflammatory properties along with the Epsom salt it really helps flush out even more impurities and toxins in the body. This bath soak truly will do your entire body wonders, and help leave you feeling refreshed and renewed. There are so many amazing Epsom salt benefits, and I find when you pair it with essential oils you just upgrade the value of both!
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Some Essential Oils To Consider For Your Bath Soak
Each list shows multiple oils and what they can offer when you use in a bath soak. Feel free to use just one oil or create a custom blend of oils to fit your personal needs. There are tons of oils out there and don't feel you are limited to any of these below, choose an oil that you appreciate the scent or the benefits.
Lavender, Chamomile, Eucalyptus | Great for anxiety, more restful sleeping, stress relief, and soothing sore muscles.
Peppermint, Clove, Grapefruit | Headache relief, sore muscles, decompress after a long workday.
Lemon, Orange Mood-boosting, great for when you are sick, premenstrual issues, depression or anxiety.
Frankincense, Clary Sage, Rose | Depression, mood booster, mental clearness, relaxation, more restful sleep.
How to Make Your Homemade Epsom Salt Bath Detox
First, you want to pick out your essential oils and pair them with the olive oil. If you want to add color in then use food coloring, if not skip the food coloring. I like to add food coloring when I give this as a gift as it can up the wow factor of how it looks presentation wise.
Next, you want to combine your baking soda and Epsom salt and mix it well with your oil and essential oils. Once it is well mixed just put in an airtight container.
Then before your bath run warm water and toss in two to three tablespoons in your bath and enjoy the bath soak in all it's glory!
This bath soak is so simple to make and so rewarding on cleaning impurities out of your body and more. Also, make this detox bath mixture and give to loved ones for their birthday or even around the holidays. It is very affordable to make and highly beneficial.