Baths evoke different emotions in different people. For some, a bath is an exercise in self-indulgence – candles, scents and oils. Others are not very fond of it. To most, it is merely a hygienic necessity. Baths have also been reputed for their powerful healing properties. Bathe yourself with herbs, flowers and essences, to rejuvenate your mental, physical, psychic and spiritual self and return to energetic wholeness!
Chamomile has been used for centuries as a mild, relaxing sleep aid, treatment for fevers, colds, stomach ailments, and as an anti-inflammatory. It relieves pain and provides relief from insect bites.
The health benefits of dandelion include relief from acne. Dandelion flowers renew your skin and will drive away the winter blues.
Eucalyptus helps cleanse your body of toxins and harmful microorganisms that can make you feel sick. Eucalyptus opens your lungs and helps you breathe.
Ginger has plenty of healthy properties when you eat it, but it can also be used in other ways to help the body, like making a ginger bath. Grated ginger enhances blood flow to all parts of your body. It gets the body to sweat and get extra amount of toxins out. This leads to feelings of increased energy, feeling cleaner, and kicking the symptoms of an oncoming cold.
Hops relieve insomnia and will leave you sleepy. It is used for anxiety, sleep disorders, restlessness, and tension.
Jasmine enhances your mood and refreshes your skin. It helps in treating dry or dehydrated skin. Taking a bath with jasmine oil can improve your state of mind by inducing confidence, optimism, and euphoria. It helps banish fear, guilt, and stress. The aroma of the oil helps relax and uplift the spirit.
Lavender is also known as the quintessential oil for calm. It is a favorite for night time baths and the treatment of insomnia. Lavender also supports damaged, stressed or irritated skin.
Meadowsweet relieves sore muscles and improves your mood. It is a cooling, aromatic and astringent herb that relieves pain.
Mint stimulates and heals your skin. It helps you uplift your mood, relieve mental fatigue, improve mental clarity and sharpen your senses.
Orange keeps the skin free of any infections. The citric scent of oranges is known to be very good in relaxing the mind and beating stress. It also helps relieve mild aches and pains in the body that makes it a perfect addition to a relaxing bath or as a part of scented candles.
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