DIY Detox Baths To Keep You Healthy & Relaxed

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Self-care and relaxation are key components that make up a healthy lifestyle. You could almost argue that taking time to properly relax is just as important as eating a healthy diet. That is why we are all about relaxing in these detox bath recipes we found. Not only do they help you relax, but they also supply the body with tons of beneficial nutrients.

 

What Are Detox Baths?

Detox baths can contain different ingredients. The ingredients you include in the detox bath depend on what your ultimate goal is. One of the most common things to add to a detox bath is Epsom salt, which isn’t actually salt at all. It is technically magnesium sulfate, a mixture of magnesium and the sulfate compound. Magnesium is an essential mineral that works to combat cortisol, the stress hormone, and it is also responsible for reducing inflammation and relaxing sore muscles.

 

The following baths can be beneficial, depending on the results you’d like to experience.

 

Calming Detox Bath:

Need to take a load off and shut out the world for an hour? This bath is exactly what you need. Your skin will feel amazing and the scents will help to put you in calmer, more relaxed mood.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Epsom salt
  • 5 cups dead sea salts
  • ½ cup sea salt
  • 1/8 cup bentonite clay
  • 7 drop lavender essential oil
  • 7 drops frankincense essential oil

Instructions:

  • Mix all of the ingredients together in a non-metal bowl and stir with a non-metal spoon. Metal can ruin the healing properties of the clay.
  • Store this in an airtight jar.
  • Add 1 cup of the mixture to a warm bath and soak in it for about 20 minutes. Rinse after soaking and pat yourself dry. Make sure to drink water after the bath.

 

Detox Bath For Back Pain:

This bath is known for relieving sore muscles. Your skin will absorb the therapeutic properties of Epsom salt, in addition to the anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties of the essential oils.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Epsom salt
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 5 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 5 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons dried lavender flowers
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary

Instructions:

  • Combine the Epsom salt and baking soda in a large bowl. Slowly add the essential oils and mix well. Finally, stir in the lavender flowers and fresh rosemary.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large glass jar that is airtight.
  • Use 1 cup of the mixture when you want to take a bath. Stir it in warm water until dissolved and soak in it for about 20 minutes.

 

Green Tea Eucalyptus Detox Bath:

This bath contains ingredients that help balance your pH levels, soften your skin, and deliver antioxidants to your body via your skin. This bath is also great if you have tired or sore muscles.

Ingredients:

  • 5 green tea bags
  • 1¾ cups Epsom salt
  • 2/3 cup baking soda
  • 1½ tablespoons vitamin E oil
  • 15 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil

Instructions:

  • Open the green tea bags and empty the contents into a bowl. Discard the bags. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix until everything is combined.
  • Pour this mixture in an airtight jar and store it in a cool dry place.
  • When you want to take a bath, stir in ½ cup of this mixture in warm water and soak in the bath for 30 minutes.

 

Sources:

https://www.recipestonourish.com/diy-calming-detoxing-bath-salts/

http://omnomally.com/2013/08/24/home-made-back-pain-bath-salts/

http://www.goodlifeeats.com/lavender-eucalyptus-green-tea-detox-bath-salts-and-how-to-take-a-detox-bath/#_a5y_p=4901281

2018-01-26T17:59:39+00:00

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    Q: I am currently on the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN after being done with the FULL BODY DETOX. My question is in regards to the 45 min bath. Can I use regular bath tap water for this bath I read somewhere that the use of chlorine water can lead to chlorine absobtion and that is not good for you. I am currently taking a bath in 2 box of sea salt, 5 drops or virus buster and 2 cups of 35% hydrogen peroxide. Please advice if this is right or am I harming myself in anyway with my combination.

    A:

    If you can filter the water, do so! This is best! If you can't, don't worry about it!

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    Q: Thanks for the great web site! MY question is what's the best way to get sodium. I thought un-refined sea salt was the best, but the salt article says "eat this salt only if you must." The great thing about pure sea salt is that it all or almost all the minerals the body needs! So what's the best way to get all the mineral and to stay in balance? Also is there a way to get Epsom salt that is sodium sulfate not magnesium sulfate? Is it a good idea to bath in the "good" Epsom salt.

    A:

    You're welcome, Beloved!

    The best way to get sodium is via vegetables (i.e. celery).

    Sea salt is great source of sodium, but its a secondary source as it has to be processed from ocean water. Absent the process, it would not be available.

    But it does provide minute amounts of trace elements.

    In re Epsom salt, I haven't been able to find the sodium one.

    I stopped using Epsom salt many years ago.

    You could bath in the good Epsom salt, but sea salt is far better and more natural.

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    Q: I WANT TO GET THE ITEMS FOR THE DETOX BATH AND THE SPIRIUTAL BATH...PLEASE LET ME KNOW OF ANY WEBSITE THAT SELLS THE CRYSTALS AND OILS....THANK YOU

    A:

    Some crystal distributors can be found under our Community Board section on www.dherbs.com under metaphysics/new age section. Go to dherbs.com, click on "community Board" and then click on "new age/metaphysics."

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    Q: I would like to know if you have heard of Dr. Mary Staggs. She is supposedly the original developer of the ionic foot detox bath in Europe. They have an online site and I would like to get your feedback if you are familiar with the company and also could you suggest a good ionic detox foot bath for me since I don?t live in California but would like to have the benefit of a detox foot bath that I could use in the privacy of my home

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    I never heard of the lady, but I know about the technology (which is awesome). I don't know of any healers in Atlanta except for Adama. I?m most familiar with California. Do a Google search for "Natural Healers in Atlanta, GA."

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    Q: I recently purchased your ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. I noticed that the bath calls for 1-2 boxes of sea salt. It that the amount of salt for the ENTIRE cleanses or ONE bath at a time? Exactly how much is 1-2 boxes? A cup?

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    1 box = 26 ounces!

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    Q: Essential oils - Some essential oils have an effect on the male hormonal or sexual reproductive system and can be inhaled directly into the nose, burned in a diffuser, or applied to the bath water or the body itself. What are some of these oils and do you sell them?

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    Sexually stimulating essential oils include NEROLI, ROSE, YLANG YLANG, DAVANA, COMBAVA, JASMINE,PATCHOULI, and SANDALWOOD.

    Dherbs.Com does not sell these oils individually; but we do have great inhalers made of them. Check out our inhalers on our site (on-line store).

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    Q: I purchesed both the FULL BODY DETOX and the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. During week 3 of the Detox, I had a significant herpes breakout on by buttocks. Therefore, I opened the anti-viral kit and started doing the bath with the sea salt and the oil etc, and used it all up with in a week. Maybe I used too much but everything healed up well. Now I am into the first week of the Anti-Viral kit and on day 3 a small breakout started, but I am out of the Oil and roll on. Do you have a suggestion of something else I can put into the bath water besides the sea salt? I have some tea tree oil. I tried to purchase some Melissa oil, but could not find it. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    A:

    Use tea tree oil, lavender oil, etc. in your bath water. Add hydrogen peroxide (1 cup) as well. You can oil down with OZ OIL after the bath!

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    Q: I am doing the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN and I wanted to know if one can use Epsom salt instead of sea salt in the bath? Also I wanted to know if the roll-on could be used even without a breakout?

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    WE DON'T RECOMMEND EPSOM SALT THOUGH IT IS YOUR CHOICE TO USE IT. THE ROLL-ON CAN BE USED WHENEVER YOU DESIRE TO USE IT.

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    Q: I have been taking 35% hydrogen peroxide baths also with Sea Salt and the antiviral drops but I am not sure if I am still oxygenating my body enough? What percentage of the peroxide is being absorbed into my system when I soak for 50 - 60 minutes daily? The hair on my body has all turned golden due to the peroxide I believe? I have also been drinking green tea thru the detox. I also wanted to seek you advice on drinking White tea or licorice tea. I have read that the acid found in licorice tea kills off the herpes virus? If your advice is to take the tea, can I do it along with the FULL BODY DETOX or ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN and what dosage should I use?

    A:

    OF COURSE YOU ARE! NEARLY HALF OF IT! THE LONGER YOU SOAK, THE BETTER! WITHOUT A DOUBT! HOW MUCH PEROXIDE PER BATH ARE YOU USING? THIS IS OKAY! YOU CAN TAKE THE TEA DOING THE DETOX AND AS MUCH AS YOU LIKE.

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    A: We would recommend giving her the Lung Extract, Mucus Formula and Chest Salve. These formula's all have a different approach in addressing asthma, they all help recondition the health of the lungs. We suggest giving her only one capsule a day from the Mucus Formula. The Chest Salve is a product that we usually only include in our Respiratory Cleanse. Because it helps improve the health of the lungs, we would sell it separately. You can also incorporate the Respiratory Aid Extract into her regimen. Please take time to read the following article: Respiratory Health -http://dherbs.com/articles/respiratory-health-67.html Product Links: Lung Extract - https://www.dherbs.com/store/lung-extract-p-88.html Mucus Formula - http://www.dherbs.com/store/mucus-Formula-formula-p-50.html Respiratory Aid - https://www.dherbs.com/store/respiratory-aid-p-530.html

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    Q: I have read that Peppermint, Lavender, Rosemary and Sage essential oils are all good for hair and stimulating hair growth. Would it be more beneficial to use them all at once for maximum result or should I just use the Rosemary and Sage only as you suggested? Also, I didn?t see any Almond oil so I was wondering if I could use Olive oil or Jojoba oil as a carrier oil.

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    Yes they are great for stimulating hair growth; however, I would use them together or combined. ANY natural edible oil can be used - it's YOUR choice. Jojoba and/or sesame seed oil are the best oils for the hair.

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    Q: My two year-old son is not circumcised and his foreskin is not pulling back is there anything I can do to get his skin to stretch without getting him circumcised because I really don't want to do that. And are there any bath remedies to keeping it clean, right now I give him sea salt baths and thinking about using hydrogen peroxide. Also, It keeps getting red and swollen I gave him antibiotics because it hurts when he urinates. If you could, could you possibly recommend something I could get from a health food store I can't afford to cleanse his body right now.

    A:

    Don't act too fast; sometimes it takes a while before the skin begins to become elastic. The child is only 2. You can clean his foreskin with warm water, sea salt, and tea tree oil (5-8 drops in the bowl of water or bath water) and you can add 1 ounce of hydrogen peroxide if you like. If the skin is red and swollen it's inflamed. Start applying Dherbs.Com HEALING SKIN OIL and this should facilitate healing. Antibiotics are harming the child. He doesn't need antibiotics! Please read our article on "DANGERS OF ANTI-BIOTICS". He'll be alright!

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    Q: This is my 3rd day on the cleanse. Last night I woke up around 2:00 am and I couldn't rest because I was having cramping in my thighs and buttock area. It was uncomfortable. I got up and stretched, walked, took a epsom salt bath. Finally after 3 hours I was able to rest. When I went to work when I am actively moving around I am fine. But, when I sit for any period of time my leg and buttock cramp. What suggestions might you have? I am pleased with the cleanse, but I would like to remedy this uncomfortable feeling. I have increased my H2O and potassium through eating more than 1 banana. HELP!!!!

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    Sounds like a circulation problem! Start getting up to move around or stretch every 15-30 minutes! be religious in doing this!

    Sounds like you also need more potassium too. One banana isn't going to get the job done. You need to eat at least 5 bananas for minimum potassium. Otherwise, start taking 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup of water (with a pinch of sea salt added to it) for minimum potassium.

    We would also recommend that you get a massage, preferably therapeutic deep tissue massage.

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    Q: Good morning, I have used several products in the last two months. They include the Full Body Detox, Detox bath drops, Aura cleansing, Mucus buster and the Acid buster. I battle MS and I received the results of the MRI, and it shows that my ventriculers went from 8-9mm to 1.2 cm.( I was told it is atrophy) I believe I will be healed, but I am at a lost of what to do next. I researched it and found that exerising will be good, and eating veggies and fruit (having no alcohol). I am continuing on the Mucus and Acid buster. Do you know what I should do next? By the way my cholesterol went DOWN to 159 from 224 at times 242.

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    Keep doing everything you're doing. Take 3 capsules of Brain Tuner formula 2-3 times per day. Drink 1-2 cups of Brain Tuner per day as well. Also, do not worry! Think positive as you consume the herbs daily and eat a mostly vegan/raw foods diet.

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    Q: I just started the Weight Release Kit & Regimen today, and I am wondering if it is better to take the herbs on an empty stomach or with food? Or does it even matter? Also, how much sea salt should actually go in the bath with the drops? The booklet says 2 boxes...what is the actual measurement?

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    Take herbs after eating is best! In regards to sea salt, 12 ounces = 1 box!

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    I like the ozone units Water Oz manufacturers.

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    Q: I have been drinking nettles tea as well as parsley juice and a tea made of marshmallow, gravel and hydrangea roots to control my potassium levels. I have noticed that my potassium numbers are less controllable now that I do dialysis once or twice a week. I know they give me a “K-bath" and I suspect that it keeps my potassium higher to discourage me from eating fruits and veggies and to make me feel jittery enough to keep going back. Actually the doctor told me not to juice or eat fruits at all. I will be ordering your FULL BODY DETOX this week, However, I want your input on how to control my potassium.

    A:

    You control your potassium levels by not worrying about it - eating how God intended you to eat. Beloved, just eat NATURAL food (fruits, vegetables, seed, and nuts) and you'll be all right. P.S. - apples and bananas are good sources of potassium!

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    Q: I read one of your comments on Epsom salt with magnesium sulfate. You stated that it would not be good to use. Why?

    A:

    It's a chemical! Man-made!

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    Q: My daughter is currently taking Gingko Biloba + Gotu Kola (1 capsule), Magical Alchemical Elixir (2 drops twice daily), Cardio-Vascular Formula (3 capsules), Brain Tuner (3 capsules) and children detox from Dherbs. However, she still experience palpitation + mild seizure (raising of hands) every morning upon waking up. She experience mild fits once a day usually in her sleep/nap and get a severe seizure once every 10-12 days also during her sleep/nap. She was also diagnosed as Asperger Syndrome when she was seven and has improved considerably but not able to focus and easily get irritated. She likes to flipflop her hands a lot and always in wonderland during class. Not able to understand and totally lost in class though she has a very good memory. I also bring her to temple every week to pray and seek spiritual guidance and apply Reiki to her everyday. At present I just do not know what else to do to control her seizure and morning palpitation. Will Epson salt bath help in her epilepsy and anise powder water help in her palpitation. Your guidance and help is much appreciated.

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    Something is going on while she's sleeping (visiting another realm). It sounds like it could be something from a past-life. Consider placing crystals near her bed and under pillow. Crystals such as amethyst, selenite, angelite, quartz, turquoise, black tourmaline, pink or purple lepidolite, lapis lazuli, sodalite, etc.

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    Q: I'm taking the FULL BODY DETOX what does the ACTIVATED CHARCOAL do for the body? it does not say in the book. I want to get more alkaline water. I usually had distilled in the house. Where do you recommend buying in bulk or what ionizations system do you recommend? Also is it good to bath in alkaline water?

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    Please read the articles "ALKALINE WATER"" and "BENEFITS OF CARBON A/K/A ACTIVATED CHARCOAL" . They are in our articles section.