Herbal Bathing …….

For many centuries enjoying herbs in bath has become a very therapeutic way to help re-energize the body.    A great way to distress, soothe skin and generally relax you from every day.    Enjoying a warm bath with a few wonderful herbs in a a small muslin bag.

Creating a ambiant place around your own tub can become very theraputic after a stressful day.   We all know that we have stress in our everyday life.     Add in some good music, candles, flowers, infuse a herbal tisane or a wonderful cup of tea.     The idea is to sooth the mind and relax the body, refresh the whole body, create new energy in the body and relax.

Feeling calm after relaxing after the bath will help encourage a restful sleep.

** Research:  “Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health” by Rosemary Gladstar’s

Many cultures around the world have a range of theraputic bath houses; healing with mineral waters and ranged temperatures to help with artheritic health issues, enhance health, cleansing and relaxation like the “Turkish Bath Houses” is just one example.   Some Bath Houses give body massage’s as part of the theraputic treatment before enhancing their bodies to the hot bath’s.  “Japanese Bath Houses” are separated by the sexes and use hot water from a natural spring (the “Sento”), these were public bath houses.  For more enhancement of nutrients from the mineral natural bath’s; many of the clients would leave the Bath Houses without rinsing off the minerals after bathing.   Healing properties of the hot mineral waters was to cleanse impureties from the body, enhancing a long life.    The Canadian well known “Banff Mineral Springs” or “Radium Hot Springs” in Canada, with a variety temperature’s where you can soothe, soak and refresh from daily life.     Their are many Bath Houses around the world.  

**Research from “Wikipedia”

Many herbal infusions are from flowers and leaves.

**Remembering use less for children and elders, full infusion maybe too strong.

Many popular herbs in the bath are:    Lavender, Camomile, Hops, Peppermint, Roses, Rosemary, Bay Leaf, Sage.