Why is it good to take a weekly relaxing bath? Discover the benefits of enjoying a relaxing bath every week, as well as its incredible virtues for your health.
We live in a time when it is common to feel nervous, stressed and anxious. The most common thing is to do things always running, without stopping to think about them and without stopping for a minute to rest. Furthermore, we tend to undervalue tranquility, patience, stability and, above all, trying to be a little happier. How? Enjoying a walk in the countryside, chatting with our partner or with our friends, watching a sunset while listening to the sound of the sea in the background… As we can see, they are small and simple things that help us stop a bit and try to live life more calmly.
Although one option is to visit a SPA from time to time and enjoy a relaxing day in a Thalassotherapy, do you know that at home you can also enjoy the benefits that a relaxing bath offers you, and also with absolutely all the comforts? It is ideal to combine and complement relaxation at home, which is even suitable for before going to bed, which will help us to fall asleep better.
The benefits of taking a relaxing bath every week
Helps us relax
Taking a bath every week is ideal for relaxing both our body and our mind, and it is an excellent way to take a break along the way, get away from worries and dedicate a little time to ourselves.
The action of hot water with our body gives us a feeling of well-being, which helps us to relax deeply, especially when we are able to get away from worries, nervousness and problems.
It is ideal against anxiety, stress and nervous tension
If you regularly suffer from stress or anxiety, did you know that taking a regular relaxing bath, at least once a week, is an extremely useful natural and home remedy to reduce its symptoms? In fact, you will notice an improvement practically from the day you start taking a bath.
Treats and improves insomnia
If you tend to sleep badly, have trouble falling asleep or simply can’t sleep normally, taking a relaxing bath every week is useful for treating and improving insomnia, so by helping you sleep better it will help you enjoy better health.
Relieves muscle and joint pain
The action of hot water on the muscles and joints is extremely positive, since it helps to calm the physical pain that we may have or suffer during the week. On the other hand, it is a useful option to reduce inflammation.
Very good for the skin
Relaxing bath is useful for skin health as it helps in treating and treating skin infections. In addition, it is ideal for taking care of the skin naturally, especially if you add natural essential oils to the bath.
Why take a relaxing bath a week?
Although we start the week with energy and high spirits, the different problems or concerns that may arise as the days go by can negatively influence our mood and our own internal tranquility.
It is especially recommended to stop a bit and spend a few minutes for ourselves, to regain calm and enjoy a bit of tranquility. For this reason, it is very beneficial to take a relaxing bath a week, because it becomes a natural therapeutic option that offers you incredible advantages, and that will help you take a break along the way.
Relaxing bath with bath salts
Bath salts are ideal for your relaxing bath, as they contain minerals and nutrients that help relax our body. In addition, they are useful for enjoying smooth skin. In most cases they contain magnesium, which helps to improve stress and fatigue, potassium that improves hydration, and bromine, ideal for improving and calming muscle tension.
To give yourself a relaxing bath with salts, you just have to fill the bathtub with hot water, halfway up. It is advisable that the temperature is around 35º C. Add approximately one kilo of bath salts. Ready! Enjoy your bath for 20 minutes.
Aromatic bath with essential oils
Essential oils are the ideal complement for your relaxing bath because they help provide different, therapeutic and relaxing aromas. You can choose the essential oil that you like the most, but personally we recommend the following:
- Lavender essential oil: its aroma is ideal for taking a relaxing bath, which is why it is one of the most used oils in aromatherapy when you need to relieve stress and anxiety.
- Chamomile essential oil: its aroma will help calm your nerves and improve your level of relaxation.
To give yourself a relaxing bath, you just need to follow the same steps that we have indicated in the previous section, but replacing the bath salts with a few drops of your favorite essential oil.