Coconut Milk Bath.
Fill your bathtub with hot water—as hot as you can tolerate it. Once it fills about halfway, sprinkle in your ingredients and give it a few big stirs with your hand to help it all dissolve. Then when it's full, get in and submerge yourself to your neck. Soak for at least 20 minutes, but you can stay in as long as 40 minutes.
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In this recipe, sea salt or Himalayan salt is combined with Epsom salt and baking soda for the ultimate mineral-rich, nourishing detox bath.
Research has shown certain essential oils to have antiviral and antimicrobial properties, such as eucalyptus which may be a therapeutic for upper respiratory viruses and helps to ease congestion.
While scientific evidence is limited, a warm bath is still considered an age-old remedy for cooling down a fever. Aim for a temperature of lukewarm water (80°F to 90°F or 27°C to 32°C), and don’t take a bath if you’re feeling dizzy or unsteady. If you start to shiver, you’ll need to increase the temperature of your bath. Shivering means your body is trying to raise its temperature, which can make a fever worse.
This bath is an anti-inflammatory treat for sore muscles and achy joints. While baking soda soothes dry, itchy skin, the mustard bath creates a warming “icy hot” effect with cooling essential oils like eucalyptus and thyme that help relax ti ght muscles and promote internal healing.
Check with your doctor to see if detox baths are safe for you to try. Pregnant women, children, and people with impaired kidney function should not take detox baths. (Your body may not be able to rid itself of excess magnesium if your kidneys are impaired.)