The Benefits Of Crystal Infused Salt Baths.
Let talk about all things bath salts!
In this section I explain the incredible benefits Bath salts can have on your health, mentally and physically.
Many scientific studies have been conducted on the incredible benefits of a salt bath soak. So lets dive in.......
The History of Himalayan Rock Salt and Where it Originates.
Himalayan salt is mined from the salt range mountains, in the southern edge of the underlies the Pothobar Plateau south of the Himalayas in Pakistan. This geological formation consists of crystalline halite combined with potash salts, gypsiferous marl which layers with beds of gypsum and dolomite, It accumulated between 600 million years ago. These sedimentary rocks were thrust southward over younger sedimentary rocks, and eroded to create the salt range.
So for thousands of years, Himalayan salt benefits have been hugely valued and very well documented throughout the years.
Early civilizations used salt to promote rejuvenation and to relax, also helping to calm their moods.
Dating between 370BC and 460BC, The first person to discover the therapeutic qualities of seawater and detox baths noticed the healing affects it had on the injured hands of fisherman.
The salty seawater eradicated the risk of infection, and provided pain relief. We now know that there is a link between salt therapy, the rejuvenation of cells and an exchange of minerals and toxins between the body and the salt.
With all of that natural healing and detoxing power packed into the Himalayan rock salt, why wouldn't you want to give it try? Now is definitely a great time for you to jump back into Himalayan salt baths and make them part of your weekly routine!
The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Baths.
Here I explain the health benefits of salt baths, how they can help heal your mind, body and soul, and how they have been proven to detoxify the body of toxins and impurities.
The amazing features of Himalayan salt baths have an wide variety of beneficial effects on the health and psyche of those who take them. When you take a Himalayan salt bath, the mind will be soothed as the brain releases chemicals that are known to alleviate stress. The endorphin-stimulating effects are immediately noticeable.
The physical effects of pink Himalayan bath salts are endless, Minerals such as magnesium have been shown to be effective in the treatment of pain and inflammation in the body. It has the ability to increase blood circulation in the body, relieving muscle cramps and rehydrating your cells.
Inhaling the salt-rich vapour produced by the Himalayan bath salt also has a beneficial effect on the body. It has been shown that negative ions may help to cleanse the respiratory system and provide relief to individuals who suffer from allergies, asthma, and sinus infections.
Himalayan salt is also used in baths to prevent viruses from invading the body since it acts as a natural disinfectant and therefore helps to keep the body healthy.
The advantages of taking a Himalayan salt bath are really truly amazing and have the ability to cure the body from the inside out.
Himalayan salt baths, have been shown to be beneficial for individuals who suffer from eczema and psoriasis. The use of a salt bath may also assist in alleviating inflammation, redness, and scaling of the skin.
Here is your go to guide on how to prepare your Himalayan salt bath.
Fill your bath halfway with warm/hot water and stir in the Himalayan salt crystals until they are fully dissolved.
For every gallon of water, use one-eighth of a cup of salt. Because a typical bathtub can contain about 35 gallons of water, you will need approximately 1 ounce of salt for every gallon of water. This will be about the same weight as 2 pounds of pink Himalayan salt.
The salt crystals should always disintegrate in the water before you get in, this can be done by stirring it frequently, allowing them to dissolve fully.
Adding a few drops of essential oils, such as lavender, to your Himalayan salt bath can enhance the benefits even more. It will help with the enhancement of the aromatherapy and relaxing effects. Only a few drops should be required.
We have infused our Himalayan bath salts with 100% natural, and organic lavender 100% essential oil for this very reason! so if you have purchased a salt bath elixir from us, we have it covered for you already!
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Always consult your doctor if your not sure, salt baths are NOT recommended for pregnant women, again consult your doctor before consideration of use.