Benefits of 4 Essential Balance Bath Salts
Salt water therapy has been around for 1000’s of years. Hippocrates, lived between 460 BC - 370 BC, and is considered the Father of Western Medicine. Although he lived long before what we now consider ‘Western Medicine’ it is obvious to all that have studied this wise man even a little, he truly was ahead of his time. Hippocrates discovered the therapeutic qualities of seawater by noticing the healing affects it had on the injured hands of fisherman. The seawater not only restricted infection risks, but patients who followed treatments using seawater found that it promoted pain relief. It is now known that sea salt therapy is an effective treatment that assists in the rejuvenation of the cells and also induces a health exchange of minerals and toxins between the blood and the water.
If you have arthritic or sore joints move them while you’re enjoying your soak to help alleviate congestion in the joints.
With all of this healing power in nature, it is time for people to get back into baths! Read on to learn more.
Benefits of Sea salts in bath salts
Immune system: immunity refers to the natural healing power and defense that is inherent to human beings. In other words, it refers to resistance against virus and bacteria, or the resistance against neoplasm’s. This means the improvement in natural healing power and resistance serves as an important health promotion indicator. Our research revealed that immune system capacities improve after using thalassotherapy. From the Greek work thalassic, meaning ‘sea’
Endocrine system; The endocrine system refers to adjustment of bodily functions that are critical for sustaining life. Research has revealed that sea water therapy has a potential to recover a low responsiveness of hypothalamic-adrenal endocrine system, which is caused by stress.
Relaxation- Sea salt in bath therapy showed positive psychological effects are noted such as peace of mind, vibrant life, increased energy level, stability and self-control, improvement of response behavior against and assists in the quality of sleep obtained.
Skin allergies- sea salt gives an antiseptic effect to the skin and reduces histamine that causes inflammation and itching sensation.
Bathing in salt water is relaxing and increases blood circulation, which helps the body eliminate toxins.
Bathing with bath salts improves skin’s look and feel, resulting in a radiant, healthy glow.
Benefits of Epsom Salts in bath salts
Epsom salt, named for a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England, is not actually salt by a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate. Long known as a natural remedy for a number of ailments.
Studies have shown that magnesium and sulfate are both readily absorbed through the skin, making Epsom salt baths and easy and ideal way to enjoy their amazing health benefits.
Flushes toxins and heavy metals from the cells easing muscle pain and helping the body eliminate harmful substances.
Magnesium plays a number of roles in the body including regulating and activating enzymes which promotes cellular activity. It reduces inflammation and helps muscle and nerve function and also aid in preventing artery hardening.
Not only do Epson salts in bath salts make magnesium readily available to the body, but they also draws out toxins and is a natural stress reliever. Using them in the bath lifts your mood and aids in relaxation. Research indicated that raising magnesium levels can promote a healthy heart by improving circulation and lowering blood pressure. It also improves the body’s capacity to use insulin. And Magnesium is necessary to sustain calcium levels in the blood.
Sulphates are not easily obtained through the food we eat but are easily absorbed through the skin. These stimulate the pancreas to make digestive enzymes and assist in detoxifying the body.
Sulfates help improve the absorption of nutrients, flush toxins and help easy migraine headaches.
As an added benefit 4 Essential Balance bath salts are made with essential oils that enhance salt’s natural healing powers.