Cleansing Detox Bath Recipes
Detox bath recipes have been used for years to detox heavy metals as well as many other chemicals and to remove radiation from the body.
Following are some very effective cleansing detox bath recipes
All of these should be taken in a clean bathtub filled with unchloronated filtered water as hot as you can comfortably tolerate.
shower filter or whole-house filter
is highly recommended.
If you don't have a filter and your water contains chlorine you can add 2 Tablespoons of Hydrogen Peroxide (3%) to the bathwater.
Just keep in mind this will only help with chlorine. Other contaminants will still remain.
It's also a good idea to do
dry skin brushing
before your bath to help eliminate toxins.
Simple Cleansing Bath
A very simple cleansing bath can be performed as follows:
1. Fill the bathtub with hot, unchlorinated water. (If no
unchlorinated water is available, add 2 Tablespoons of
Hydrogen Peroxide (3%) to the bathwater.)
2. Add 2 cups of baking soda to neutralize the acids of
3. Add 2 cups of Epsom Salts to the water. They will
help draw toxins out of the body. If you have a
rash or open cut, the Epsom Salts may sting, so do not
4. Soak in the tub for 1/2 hour.
5. Drink a lot of hot tea while in the bath
Purpose: The purpose of this cleansing detox bath is to clear the body from heavy metals such as those in antacids, pesticides, dental amalgams and inhaled carbon monoxide. It is also good to clear radiation and lymphatic congestion.
Amount: ½ to 1 cup chlorox
Duration: Soak for 20 to 30 minutes in hot water. Shower afterwards
Sea Salt and Baking Soda Bath
Purpose: Clear radiation and lymphatic system
Amount: 2 pounds of each
Duration: Soak for 20 to 30 minutes in hot water
Epsom Salt Bath
Purpose: Broad spectrum, heavy duty cleanser, clears lymphatic congestion, removes heavy metals and radiation
Amount: Add 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar, 1 tbsp. cayenne pepper and
2 tablespoons ground ginger to 2 pounds Epsom Salts
Duration: Soak 15 to 30 minutes in hot water. Take 2 baths one week apart.
Apple Cider Vinegar Bath
Purpose: Good for infections, particularly bacterial. Useful for
women with vaginal and bladder
infections, helps soften skin
Amount: Add 1 cup apple cider vinegar to bath
Duration: Soak for 30 minutes in hot water
Himalayan Salt Detox Bath Recipe
Purpose: Overall detox, relaxation, balance energy, infuse minerals into body (Himalayan salt contains 84 minerals and trace minerals that can be absorbed through your skin) and skin softening
Amount: 2 1/2 pounds Himalayan Salt
Add to bathtub water
Duration: Soak for 20 minutes. Do not shower off salt. Instead, just pat dry with a towel.
You can also make a
Himalayan Salt Detox Drink
Eucalyptus Detox Bath
Purpose: Overall detox
Amount: Combine 1 cup sea salt, 1 cup Epsom salts and 2 cups baking soda in a bowl and blend. Pour approximately 1/2 cup of mixture into running bath water. Add 2 tablespoons of glycerin and 15 drops of eucalyptus essential oil.
Duration: Soak for approximately 20 minutes.
Seaweed Detox Bath
Purpose: Overall detox, nourishing benefits for skin, increase micro-circulation, filled with minerals. Seaweed is believed to absorb toxins by up to 50 percent of its dry weight.
Amount: Add a large piece of seaweed (I've used kelp) to a pot of boiling water and let steep for 1/2 hour. One tablespoon of dulse flakes is another choice. Strain and add to bath water.
Duration: Soak for 20 minutes
Lavender Detox Bath
Purpose: Detox & regenerate, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, soften skin.
Amount: Fill bathtub with hot water. Add 8-10 drops of lavender oil.
Duration: Soak for 20 minutes. Inhaling the fumes from the lavender oil will also relax you and your bathroom will smell great!
Purpose: Cleansing & relaxing.
Amount: 1/8 cup of ginger (either grated or powder from the supermarket) Put in bathtub under hot running tap.
Duration: 40 minutes After 20 minutes, you'll begin to sweat.
After 40 minutes, get out of tub. wrap yourself in a large towel or sheet and get into bed. Cover up with blanket. You'll sweat for about 1 hour.
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