Herbal baths. A ritual involving plants and oils, which are a natural remedy for everything.
Herbal baths have the power to heal and work especially well in winter. Elements of nature, added to the hot water bath, immediately put you in a state of relaxation. Herbs, flowers or essential oils with antiseptic properties are strong weapons in the fight against stress, fatigue, pain or seasonal infections. Draw on the knowledge of plants and use it wisely. Thanks to it, ritualistic, herbal baths will become your medicine “for everything”. Get to know the plants or essential oils that are worth immersing yourself in from head to toe.
Healing baths are used to cleanse and restore balance in the body. It’s a water ritual that also soothes the senses, and its task is not just to put you in a state of deep relaxation. Much depends on the treasures of nature that you add to a bath filled with hot water. For a moment, forget about bathing fluids or salts to remember what essences and herbs your great grandmother used. It is worth knowing about medicinal plants, because these, apart from their exceptional smell, have many wonderful properties. Just like essential oils, which, apart from soothing the senses, relax the muscles, relieve pain and even constitute a natural inhalation for the airways. Discover the best herbs and essences that will work in your ritualistic baths. See if you already have them in your first aid kit.
The petals of the rose are most associated with a romantic bath for two. However, you do not need the other half to fully appreciate their beneficial effects. Adding them to the bathtub will provide your skin with relaxation and maximum refreshment. We recommend this bliss after a hard day at work. Rose oil has a calming effect on the nervous system.
Marigold is one of the best natural additives for every bath. It is a soothing and healing herb – it has a beneficial effect on dry or sensitive skin, accelerates wound healing. When added to a bathtub with water in summer it is a natural antidote to insect bites.
Lanceolate grandmother is a medicinal plant from grandmother’s first aid kit that has an antibacterial effect. It reduces inflammation and irritation of the skin and helps to deal with infections. Just add her leaves to the bath.
Orange blossoms help to relax and lower blood pressure. Their scent is pleasantly associated with winter. It is believed that inhaling it releases an inner sense of happiness. Alternatively, you can use orange essential oil with these dried flowers.
If you need energy more than sleep, mint will be a good stimulant. Add mint leaves to your bath to feel the maximum of refreshment combined with a surge of strength. The mint scent is particularly suitable for morning purification rituals.
Tarty ginger improves blood flow to all parts of the body. Use this natural medicine, especially when you are in PMS. The very scent of fresh ginger relaxes and turns an ordinary bath into a pleasant experience.
Add eucalyptus leaves to your bath if you feel you have a cold or have sinus problems. Their camphor scent strongly cleanses your airways and gives you a feeling of refreshment. Eucalyptus oil works in a similar way, but we do not recommend adding it to the bath – it can irritate the skin.
The lemon scent of lemon balm leaves turns every bath into a pleasant experience. It pleasantly relaxes and refreshes, is very gentle on the skin.
The herbal scent of rosemary will give you strength on cold and gloomy days. It is also a natural remedy for the cold. A rosemary bath helps after a long day of work or intensive training. It soothes pains and ailments, brings you a state of relaxation.
Lavender is a common herb that can be used for anything. It is used in cosmetology, relaxation treatments or in the kitchen. When added to the bath, in the form of dried flowers or essential oil, it has a calming effect. It fights stress and anxiety, is a natural cure for headaches and insomnia if you sprinkle your pillow with it after a relaxing bath.
You get any sleepless nights? Make your bathing a hop cone, and you’ll feel sleepy right away. The herb calms, fights headaches and soothes the skin. It also has an antibacterial effect, which helps to fight the cold.
Nettle supports the circulation and heals painful joints. It has a purifying effect on your skin, especially if you are struggling with acne. Add leaves to your bath and it has a calming and antibacterial effect.
The same basil you have in the kitchen will also benefit the bathroom. It will turn your bath into an energizing experience. Its pleasant aroma stimulates the senses and gives you a feeling of freshness. You can combine basil leaves with orange peel for an even better aroma.
Yarrow is an outstanding medicinal herb. Add its essence or dried flower to your bath to soothe irritated skin and help heal wounds. It is also suitable for female infections – it has strong antibacterial properties.
Dried sage or its essence added to the bath will immediately take away the tension from your body. It has cleansing and blood circulation stimulating properties and has an antibacterial effect. It is particularly suitable for oily skin. Sage essential oil can be combined with orange, lavender, geranium or sandalwood essence.
Linden flowers help to relax and do not develop a cold. Add them to your bath if you want to strengthen your immunity. We guarantee that you won’t have problems sleeping after this treatment.
Chamomile is the most popular herb that will enrich your healing ritual. Its sweet, mild scent relieves stress. It can be used alone or in the company of other herbs for bathing, for example with lavender. It calms the senses and soothes the skin. Chamomile rinse lightens hair colour in natural blondes.