3 Detox Bath Recipes

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Christy R. Underwood

Christy R. Underwood

Just a regular chick who figured out how to heal from many chronic illnesses who wants to inspire you to do the same.

3 Detox Bath Recipes

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EVERYONE needs to detox. I feel that we need to use some form of detox-daily. 

I wanted to share 3 detox bath recipes so that you can relax after a stressful day (or week) and also improve your organ’s performance.

Why Do We Need To Detox?

As we acquire more technology, people, and conveniences…we also acquire more toxins.

Our foods, beverages, tap water, laundry routines, medications (OTC & RX), air, clothes, gas stations, hospitals, businesses, factories, & personal habits like smoking, drinking, or recreational drugs are full of toxins.

Even when we eat a salad from a restaurant, the food is more-than-likely GMO. Which means the food has been mutated to withstand drought, disease, weather, and pesticides.

GMO’s were allegedly created to help us end world hunger. Instead it has caused worldwide disease.

Thanks to glyphosate, we are all seeing much more chronic disease and cancer.

That means that we NEED to detox and try to be as dilligent in doing so as possible.

Detox Baths

It’s crazy and even a little disillusioned for me to think that everyone will do daily detoxes.

However, I do feel that most of us can do a weekly detox…and that is why detox baths are a great tool in achieving that.

Here are my 3 recipes that can be used for different health needs.

Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Bath Recipe

1/2 cup Epsom salt (unscented)

1/2 cup organic Apple Cider Vinegar 

10 drops Lavender Essential Oil

ACV is a wonderful tool to use for detox. However, if you can’t take the smell, you can reduce the amount you use or increase the number of drops of lavender you use. 

You can also use this in a foot bath, if you don’t have a soaker tub. Just know that the smell will obviously be more concentrated in a foot bath than in a large bathtub.

ACV is great to use for skin issues like dandruff. So, make sure to add some of the mixture to your hair to see shiny hair and a flake-free scalp.

You will find that ACV is also great at restoring our body pH to neutral. 

Soak 20-30 minutes for best results.

Stress Away Detox

Sometimes, we need to relax after a difficult day or week. This detox bath is sure to help you achieve that!

1/2 cups Epsom salt (unscented)

1/2 cup Celtic sea salt, dead sea salt, or Himalayan pink salt

1/8 cup food grade bentonite clay

10 drops Lavender essential oil

10 drops Frankincense essential oil

I love how the bentonite clay draws out toxins through the skin. That means that even negative emotions can fade away too because toxins disrupt our organs, tissues, and hormones.

When handling bentonite clay, you will want to ONLY use glass, bamboo, ceramic, or BPA-free plastic mixing bowls or utensils. 

Metal renders the clay ineffective…so make sure you are aware of that little caveat.

The sea salts or Himalayan salt will help to further replenish our mineral levels thus helping us feel more relaxed and harmonious. 

Epsom salt contains magnesium, and magnesium helps to relax the central nervous system and help us have calmer emotional health too.

Lavender & frankincense essential oils are also to help calm and relax our emotional health as well as offer support to our immune systems.

I would recommend soaking 20-30 minutes for best results.

Again, this can be used as a foot bath detox too.

Sickness Be Gone Detox

During the cold & flu season and colder winter months, we tend to be indoors more and visiting with friends and family.

Which is lovely and wonderful…but we are also seeing less sunshine which gives us less vitamin D, and sadly our susceptibility to get sick greatly rises.

If you’re already in the throes of upper respiratory discomfort or feel the aura of something coming on, this detox bath is for you.

1 cup Epsom salt

1/4 cup dried lavender 

5 drops Lavender essential oil

10 drops Eucalyptus essential oil

If you are going to make this mixture for the bathtub, I like to put the dried lavender into my Ninja blender & make the flowers small so that they will drain when you drain the tub.

The dried lavender flowers go great in my Lavender Nice Cream and also to make homemade tea or lavender lemonade.

Soak 20-30 minutes.

Essential Oils

There are very few essential oil brands out there that have pure, therapeutic grade ingredients.

I’ve tried MANY brands and have been disappointed time and again.

I also received an email from consumersadvocate.org stating that they had done GCMS (Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry) testing on 11 popular brands of essential oils and only 3 brands came back with no adulterations or synthetics.

If you would like to know more about the brand that I use and trust my health with, please reach out to me using this contact form below.

In Closing

Detox baths are a great way to detox and also support your health for other issues. 

If you’re new to detoxing, you may feel slightly lightheaded after soaking in a detox bath. So, make sure that you take a couple of deep breaths before trying to get out of the tub.

This will alleviate being lightheaded and then you can safely exit the tub.

All recipes can be used in a foot bath as well, just in case you don’t have a soaker tub or if you just don’t prefer soaking in a bathtub.

Happy Detoxing!

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