31 Days - Detox Bath Recipe

October 10, 2015

One of my favorite ways to relax is with a hot detox bath. 

I've used it for years throughout cold and flu season to either keep myself feeling well or to get rid of whatever was ailing me. 

Then pregnancy hit and I was so huge and sore that the only reason I slept at night was this detox bath recipe. 

Here's the basics of a detox -

1 cup Epsom salt
1 cup baking soda
as hot of bath water as you can stand, and a glass of ice water to sip while you're in there.

Try to stay in your bath for 20-30 minutes.

From there you can add in what you need to -

To soothe skin irritation, boot magnesium levels, and overall detox:
5-10 drops of peppermint or lavender essential oil (I prefer lavender)
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
+ the basic detox bath recipe

If you're suffering some cold, allergies, or any other sickness related to those try -
1 tbsp ginger powder
+ basic detox bath recipe

Other essential oils I like to add in are chamomile and tea tree oil (especially for skin issues) but I mainly stick to lavender before bed to sleep better.

After all this talk I think I'm about to soak up the rest of nap time with a detox bath!