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Health Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

Most of us know about the importance of iron and calcium for our bodies, but what about magnesium? It is the second most abundant element in human cells and the fourth most important positively charge…

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Cooling Summer Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salt baths are the best. They make your skin soft as silk, and have an amazing array of health benefits. My favorite perks from soaking in Epsom salt include detoxification, stress reduction, an…

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How to Make Scented Bath Salts

Soaking in a warm fragrant tub can be a sensual delight, offering time to retreat, reflect and refresh. Here is an easy way to make this more enjoyable for you and your loved ones. Bath salts are c…

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13 Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts

Oh, Epsom salt—who knew that such an uninspiring ingredient could inspire such devotion? Epsom salts have amazing health benefits--here are 13 ways to use Epsom salts, including a relaxing bath, a fac…

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Best Sore Muscle Bath

Know what professional runners do after racing to prevent and ease sore muscles? Ice bath--brrrrr. Personally, I'll take the achy muscles over submerging myself in a tub of ice water, thank you very m…

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Detox Bath

I’d like to start making myself detoxifying baths. How do I do this? Baths are wonderfully healing. Hot water draws toxins out of the body to the skin’s surface, and while the water cools it pulls…

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Swift Bliss Foot Soak

Imagine this: relaxation, revitalization and refreshment--not to mention good health and pretty feet--all in a few minutes. With our quick tips for easy foot soaks you can reap the rewards of a full s…

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