We are all familiar with the anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer and antioxidant properties of ginger. It is also considered the best detox herb and is often recommended in cleansing programs and detox diets. These properties are due to the high concentration of gingerol and shoga, providing anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic effects on the gastrointestinal system. In the combination with Epsom salts in a bathwater process named reverse osmosis is being created, and this is when toxins and harmful toxins are pulled out of the body, allowing the magnesium and sulfates enter into the body.
Ginger detox bath
- 1 c. of Epsom Salts;
- Couple drops of fresh ginger essential oil;
- ½ cup of ground ginger;
- 1 tbsp. of freshly grounded ginger (use a muslin tea or a tea ball).
Method: get your tub filled with water and then add the Epsom salts, ginger, and the essential oils. You may use a fresh grated ginger or ginger powder. Then soak for 15-20 minutes.
Do not be surprised if you continue sweating couple of hours afterwards. Drink lots of water after the bath.