As we move deeper into winter, I’ve been thinking a lot about the effects the season may have on our physical and emotional health. While I personally love the winter months, I also recognize that both the shorter days and cooler temperatures can have some negative effects both physically and mentally. Thankfully there are many things that can be added into your bathing routine to help combat sore muscles and joints, stress, and even the winter blues!
- Lavender Oil
It is no secret that essential oils can have amazing impacts when used in diffusers or when bathing. Lavender has been used for centuries since its aroma has such an uplifting effect. It is wonderful as a supplement to relieve tension and stress.
- Epsom Salts
Epsom salts are a combination of magnesium and sulfates. Using them in a bath has many positive impacts on your body such as: relaxing your muscles, helping to reduce pain, detoxification of your body, reducing inflammation, and aiding in your body’s digestion.
- Rose Oil
Rose oil is perfect to add in with your bath water! Not only does it smell good and help to maintain healthy skin, but it is also effective in battling insomnia and treating depression.
- Eucalyptus Oil
There are many benefits to adding Eucalyptus oil into your bath! Eucalyptus oil is effective in giving relief from sinus infections, bronchitis, the common cold, and many other respiratory diseases. It only takes a few drops!
- A MicroSilk® bath
A MicroSilk® bath is perfect for this time of year because of its multiple benefits. The tiny microbubbles help to penetrate deep into the skin delivering nourishing oxygen while removing dirt. This oxygen and moisture will help with dry skin brought about by the cold. Additionally the release of negative ions helps to improve serotonin levels, improving ones mood and relaxing the mind and body.
There are many benefits that bathing, essential oils, bath additives, and of course MicroSilk® can bring into your winter wellness routine. I hope you find some of these things helpful as we move ahead into the cooler months.