Detox and Relax with Epsom Salts
This really works!
Wellness Tidbit of the Week
March 23, 2012
Dear Soul Friends
We moved into the glorious season of spring this past week. When spring comes, I immediately think of detoxing my body. One of my favorite ways is the Epsom salt bath. Epsom salt is not a salt, but a naturally occurring mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate.
Magnesium is a mineral which plays a role in 325 chemical reactions in the body, decreasing inflammation, helping muscle and nerve function and prevents artery hardening. It even helps migraines. It is very calming to the nervous system.
So far a relaxing, spa like treat, add 1 cup to a bathtub filled half way with water and soak at least 12 minutes. (even one half of a cup works great). Thirty percent of the magnesium will absorb from the water into your skin and then into your body. Its best to do…
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