The soothing baths allow us to forget the stress, rush and devote some time to pamper and take care of our body. If you try it certainly repeat.
We live in a hurry, always go with the right time and sometimes we forget to lend enough attention.
Ideally, finish the day enjoying the benefits that can provide soothing baths, but most do not find enough time to do so decide to give us a nice relaxing bath at least once a week would be a great idea.
How to prepare a nice relaxing bath
To fully enjoy a nice relaxing bath we find the time of day we can devote an hour of time just for us.
The ideal water temperature for relaxing baths, ranging from 30/32 degrees. When bathing, hot water and steam make our skin pores are more open and receptive to the therapeutic and healing properties of herbs and plants.
We can take advantage of the relaxing bath oils to add to water or salts that help us to care and even fix any problems we might have.
Some of the essential oils that can be used are:
- Lavender oil to relax and tone.
- Eucalyptus oil is stimulating and soothing.
- Relaxing Rosemary oil is a disinfectant and healing.
- Pine oil is very suitable for people with rheumatism.
- Peppermint oil is soothing and refreshing.
But we can also prepare a great bathroom with:
- Baking soda for dry skin care.
- Epson salts to soothe muscle soreness and inflammation.
- Oatmeal if we have some kind of rash.
Benefits we can get from relaxing baths
Some of the benefits that provides a nice relaxing bath are:
- Release muscle tension, hot water helps remove tension and increase the elasticity of muscles.
- The bath can help to relieve stress and feelings of anxiety.
- The hot water will eliminating sweat we doing so toxins.
- It stimulates the immune system.
- Improve circulation and reduce pain and inflammation.
- It will relieve the pain associated with arthritis, menstrual cramps, and muscle spasms.
- A good bath before bed will help us sleep more easily.
- Caring for the skin.
- If you have low blood pressure is not advisable to take hot baths.
- The duration of the bath should not exceed fifteen or twenty minutes.
- After the bath is advisable take a cold shower upstream. This shower will stimulate circulation.
- After drying off we have to massage the body with a good moisturizer.
- If at the time of preparing the relaxing bath we realize that we have the products needed a strong infusion of chamomile or valerian or a handful of salt will serve as substitutes.