Help to eliminate toxins from the body by soaking in a hot bath with Epsom Salts and essential oils. The luxurious delight of an aromatherapy bath enriched with pure plant extracts can penetrate the pores to balance and strengthen the respiratory, circulatory, and lymphatic systems.
As you soak in the goodness of a detox bath, inhale the aromas to enhance emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing. This essential oil detox bath recipe is a simple way to rest the mind and body while ridding toxins from the body.
Essential Oils for Detox Bath
Essential oils in bath water can increase circulation, tone the body, and assist with detoxification. They also offer relaxation or stimulation, depending on your oil choice.
- Juniper Berry
Epsom Salt for Detox Bath
Epsom salt is a mineral-rich salt that is loaded with magnesium. Magnesium may help the body get rid of toxins that worsen inflammation. Reducing inflammation can also decrease swelling, stiffness, and pain.
Here are more benefits of an Epsom salt bath:
- Helps to soften rough, dry skin
- May provide pain relief and reduce swelling
- Reduces feelings of stress and overwhelm
- Eases muscle tension and fatigue
- Promotes better sleep
DIY Detox Bath Recipe
Make sure to drink plenty of water or liquids to replenish the body after bath.
- 2 drops Lavender essential oil
- 2 drops Geranium essential oil
- 2 drops Lemongrass essential oil
- 1 teaspoon Jojoba Oil (or desired carrier oil)
- 1 cup Epsom Salt
- 1 bathtub of Hot water
Directions: Add in Epsom salt while filling the bathtub. Epsom salt will dissolve quickly if put under running water. Mix oils together, then add to bathwater after tub is full. Swirl the water to disperse the oils before entering the bathtub. Soak 20-30 minutes.
Use a detox bath daily, weekly, or monthly depending on needs. Be cautious stepping in and out of the bathtub as it may be slippery from the oils. Follow up your bathing with an essential oil massage blend.
Detox Bath Blend Ideas
You can use other essential oil blends in your detox bath. Here are more detox blend ideas, just swap out the oils in the recipe above for one of these DIY blends:
Bath Blend Recipe #1
- 2 drops Juniper Berry
- 2 drops Cypress
- 2 drops Grapefruit
Bath Blend Recipe #2
- 2 drops Lemon
- 2 drops Frankincense
- 2 drops Geranium
Bath Blend Recipe #3
- 2 drops Ginger
- 2 drops Grapefruit
- 2 drops Lavender
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