Water is an essential element for the life of all living beings, in the case of man not only for internal consumption, but also for other important uses with which we will conserve our health, such as hygiene.
Since ancient times, water has been used as a therapeutic end to cure or treat different diseases as well as to balance and restore both the body and the mind.
The properties of the bathrooms as we know are many, and this time we provide a series of tips and natural products to turn to prepare a stimulating bath.
The stimulating baths are appropriate for the moments in which we find ourselves somewhat decayed or with lack of energy.
To benefit from the stimulating properties of this bath it is better to prepare it in the mornings, so we will begin the day renewed with the necessary forces to face the day and as they say, charged with energy.
We must also bear in mind that the ideal temperature of the water for a stimulating bath should be a little higher than the body temperature, 37º C, and then finish or end the bath with a cold shower for all areas of the body.
The time of enjoyment of the bathroom is also important, it should not be neither a short time nor a long time, since then it will not give us the properties and benefits we need.
To take full advantage of the properties and benefits of the stimulating bath, the time of enjoyment should not be less than 10 minutes nor exceed 25 minutes.
The action that a stimulating bath provides to our body is to activate blood circulation, also the water vapor opens the pores of our skin with what we will eliminate toxins and impurities from the skin.
The natural remedies that we can use to prepare a stimulating bath are the following:
- Herbs and medicinal plants and aromatic fresh or dried with stimulating properties.
- Essential oils with stimulating properties.
The medicinal plants and herbs with stimulating properties and to which we can resort to prepare our stimulating bath are: lavender, mint, rosemary, thyme, fennel, bay leaf, sage, basil.
The essential oils with stimulating properties are: the essential oil of mint, lemon, ginger and lemon, rosemary, thyme, bergamot.
Discover how to make a stimulating bath with different essential oils
Stimulating bath with mint leaves or mint essential oil
- Mint leaves or mint essential oil.
- Warm water to fill the bathtub.
Fill the tub with warm water and add some mint leaves.
If you have decided on the essential oil of mint, add 10 or 15 drops of this oil to warm water.
Enter the body in the bathtub and enjoy this bath for 15 minutes.
Finally, shower with cold water.
Peppermint gives us a fresh environment with which we will feel stimulated, and will help us to clear up and achieve a better concentration.
Stimulating bath of essential oils of ginger and lemon
- 10 drops of ginger essential oil.
- 10 drops of lemon essential oil.
- Warm water at 37º C in sufficient quantity to fill the bathtub.
We put warm water in enough quantity so that our body is covered.
The ideal temperature of the stimulating bath should be 37 º C.
Add 10 drops of ginger essential oil and 10 drops of lemon essential oil to the water at the ideal temperature.
We remove to dissolve well and carefully we enter the bathtub.
We enjoyed this bath for about 15 minutes.
At the end of the time we showered with cold water all over our body.
The aroma of the essential oil of ginger is stimulating and when mixed with the stimulating properties of the essential oil of lemon will help us to charge us with energy.
Lemon essential oil stimulating bath
- 15 drops of lemon essential oil.
- Warm water in enough quantity to cover the body.
Fill the bathtub with warm water in sufficient quantity to submerge.
The ideal temperature of the water should be more than the body temperature, 37º C.
Once the bath has enough water, add drops of lemon essential oil to the water.
We carefully enter the bathtub and enjoy the properties of this bathroom.
We will enjoy the bath for 15 or 20 minutes.
Finally we take a shower of cold water throughout the body.
The citrus and fresh aroma that comes from the essential oil of lemon will help us to wake up, with what our capacity of concentration will also be increased, it is ideal as a stimulant to start the day.
Some people may have an allergy to any of the plants or herbs with which the oil has been prepared, for this reason it is advisable to prepare a bath with a few drops of essential oil diluted with a little water before waiting to see the skin. reaction.
We must bear in mind that essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin, they should be diluted with water or mixed with other vegetable oils.
In general, essential oils are well tolerated, although in the cases mentioned below, the use of essential oils is contraindicated:
- In children under 12 years old.
- In the period of lactation.
Nor are they recommended in people allergic to plants that the essential oil contains.