Detox Baths: Recipes to Calm the Inner Beast and Whiny ChildrenPhoto Credit: Dennis Wong

This week, we’re talking about detox baths. Lovely, healing, make-you-feel-human-again detox baths. As a holistic practitioner, I heavily recommend them for a gentle method of pulling toxins out of the skin when the detoxification system is compromised.

Don’t forget to read the first post on Baby Step # 2 |Detox Baths| if you missed it.

There are a wide variety of healing agents like herbs, salts, essential oils, and even foods that can be added to a bath to make it another healing tool in your toolbox. Let’s focus on some that provide a gentle detox, are allergen-free, and use ingredients that can do double duty in other areas of your home.

Method

Tub

  1. Drink 12-16 ounces of water during the hour before to be sure you’re hydrated.
  2. Fill tub with very warm water (no more than body temperature for children). ‘Very warm’ should be comfortable. Let’s say a happy medium between room temperature and scalding that makes you say Ahhhh when you sink down into it. […]