Amazing health benefits of salt water bath

By:Ariba Khaliq, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Apr 17, 2015

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How would you like to enjoy a soothing bath and at the same time take care of all sorts of health troubles, such as skin problems and even arthritis and rheumatism? It’s easy to do all that with a salt bath.
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    Salt water bath is relaxing and healing

    Salt bath is not just for people who are sick; anyone can use it due to its cleansing and health building benefits. Using Himalayan bath salts are known to stimulate circulation, hydrate the skin, increase moisture retention and promote cellular regeneration. Besides, they are also helpful in detoxifying and healing skin. Salt-water bathing reduces inflammation of the muscles and joints, relaxes muscles and relieves pain and soreness.

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    Are really good for your skin

    Salt-water baths in their natural form possess many minerals and nutrients that help rejuvenate skin. Minerals such as magnesium, calcium, bromide, sodium and potassium get absorbed into the skin pores, cleansing and purifying the surface of the skin, leaving it healthy and glowing.

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    Aid in detoxification

    Did you know these bath salts also help detoxify the skin? Well, yes, the warm water opens up skin pores allowing the minerals to sink deep, enabling deep cleansing. These salts help draw out the harmful toxins and bacteria absorbed by the skin throughout the day, keeping your skin looking healthy and clear.

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    Can make you look younger

    Who doesn’t want to look and feel younger? Everyone wants to look younger. So, use bath salts regularly to decrease the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the face. They make your skin soft and supple. Bath salts achieve this by plumping the skin and balancing the skin moisture. They also give skin that natural glow that is lost in the monotony of everyday life.

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    Can treat a number of problems

    Bath salts are not only beneficial for your skin but they also play important role in treating some serious conditions like osteoarthritis and tendinitis. Osteoarthritis is the weakening of cartilages and the bones lying underneath while tendinitis is the swelling of a tendon. In addition, bath salts can are also effective in reducing itchiness and insomnia.

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