Have you often wondered about those marketed chemical salts and how soothing they are? Well, if you’ve had a tiring day or a week at work, then there are some natural ingredients, without any chemicals, that can relieve you of your stress right away. Try these 9 different methods to rejuvenate yourself:
Premium bathing experience in 9 different ways:
Nutrients and vitamins present in milk make the skin smooth and moisturize it by hydrating it. The lactic acid in milk softens the skin. Only a few glasses of milk added to lukewarm water and soaked for around 15 minutes is required to prepare your bath.
Herbs encourage sleep, relieve stress, and ease the tension in the skin. Dried herbs like lavender, chamomile, and rosemary can be selected for this purpose. Use cheesecloth to tie the herbs and place it under running water.
Apple Cider Vinegar
If you’re suffering from sunburn then try some apple cider vinegar in your bath. A cup of this in water, soaked for approximately 10 minutes is just enough for you to have a cleaner skin with excess toxins removed.
Ginger’s antibacterial properties heal cold, flu, and congestion to a great extent. Putting ginger in your bathing water will raise the body temperature and thus make you feel warmer. At the same time, it releases soreness from the muscles and eradicates body toxins.
Oatmeal works perfectly if you have skin allergies, itchiness, or dryness. A cup full of oatmeal added to your bathing water and soaked for around 15 minutes is the perfect recipe to ease you of your skin irritations.
Essential oils have an aroma that relaxes the body and mind in just the right way. They relieve the stressed muscles and skin irritations. Pamper yourself with some drops of the oil in water and experience the soothing feeling enter your body.
Salt has exfoliating properties. Add some bathing salt in water and soak yourself in it; your muscles will gradually relax. You will also experience a moisturized skin, gradually reducing the wrinkles on it too.
This is famous for both its exfoliating properties and as a cleaning agent. It detoxes the body, eases muscular pain, and calms skin irritations. Add a bit of baking soda to the bath you’ve prepared for yourself. Let your body soak in this water for approximately 15 minutes for dead skins to be removed easily.
Anything from coconut oil to natural oils is a great choice to add to your bath. It maintains the collagen amount required for your skin and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
Recipes of blended essential oils
One of the best ways to de-stress yourself is by mixing different essential oils in your bath. Here are 4 recipes that’ll direct you to it.
Recipe for Allergy Relief
5 drops of basil flavored essential oil
10 drops of lavender flavored essential oil
A handful of Himalayan salt
1 Tbsp. of oils of sesame seeds
Recipe for PMS Relief
3 drops of chamomile oil
5 drops of clary sage oil
A handful of Epsom salt
2 drops of geranium oil
1 Tbsp. of jojoba oil
3 drops of lavender oil
Recipe for Stress Relief
10 drops of frankincense essential oil
A handful of sea salt
10 drops of essential rose oil
2 Tbsp of coconut oil
Recipe for Relaxing Bath
5 drops of lavender
10 drops of frankincense
1 cup of milk with full-fat
5 drops of bergamot
So, do try them out and enjoy a stress-free life.