Baths at home are recommended if a person is sick or weakened. The most famous and enjoyable process - it Hydrotherapy Bath. In the water at a comfortable temperature is added a variety of means: sea salt, seaweed, sea plasma, thermal water in Karlovy Vary, phytoextracts, mineral mix bischofite, essential oils, etc.
Due to the influence of additives actively proceeding all biochemical processes, improve microcirculation, tissue nutrition, skin becomes soft, supple.
Now on sale a lot of different tools: bath salts, foams, and cosmetic oils. Almost all of these tools include essential oils and plant extracts. To pick out the most appropriate tool, you need to know what the effect on skin and body as a whole have these substances.
Impact bath depends on its temperature, duration, add components and individual characteristics. All recommended supplements are designed for a bath volume of about 300 liters.
• Herbal bath:
For all skin types, suitable salts, oils and foams, which include the camomile. This is a very good anti-inflammatory, soothing and calming agent. Chamomile is useful for various allergic conditions, eczema and dermatitis. Of birch leaves and buds - a strong anti-drug. Lavender is a soothing, so it is useful to make lavender bath before bedtime. It is also an excellent anti-inflammatory and wound healing agent. The succession has antiallergic and anti-inflammatory effect. Yarrow heals and tones the skin. Having bought at the pharmacy most appropriate to your grass, you can make beautiful additions to their own bathrooms. Typically, the bath requires 2-3 tbsp. spoons of dry grass, which is poured 0.5 liters of boiling water for 30-40 minutes, and insist in a warm place. Then filtered and poured into the bath. A recipe for success herbal baths - in their regularity. Baths should be taken in courses for 10-15 procedures.
• Bath with sea salt:
At home, you can make scented bath salts. Choose natural sea salt white, ie without artificial colors - it's better for the skin. Iodine, a part of sea salt has a disinfectant and anti-inflammatory effect, a beneficial effect on thyroid function, and bromine - calms and relaxes. At sea salt can add a few drops (5-6 drops per bath) essential oil. These baths are helpful in case of muscles and joints, neuralgia, skin diseases, and diseases associated with metabolism. Sea salt affects the nerve endings, which contributes to the disappearance of irritability, reduce pain and improve sleep. Bath to 2.3 of a handful of salt.
• Warm bath:
+36-38 ° C. Duration of treatment - 15-20 minutes. Applied in the evening, no earlier than 1-2 hours after eating. It is recommended for fatigue, irritability, insomnia.
• Cool Bath: +34-36 ° C is shown in the vegetative-to-
sudistoy dystonia. Its effect will increase if you add 2 tbsp.
spoons of lavender extract. Duration of procedure - 10-15
• bath temperature was raised to +40 ° C.
Pour water with a temperature of +36 ° C. Dive and adapt for 2-3 minutes. Then open the hot water tap and slowly bring the water up to +39-40 ° C. Maintain the temperature within 4-5 minutes. This bath is recommended for colds. There also can be added to a solution of mustard: in 1 liter of water dissolve 100 grams of mustard powder and pour the solution into the bath. Mustard increase
the effect of heating. After the mustard bath to rinse with warm water.
• Bath with turpentine:
in 500 ml of water dissolve 30 g solid baby soap, add 0.75 g of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) and simmer on low heat, stirring with a wooden spoon. In the hot mixture to pour 500 ml of gum turpentine. Mix well. The finished emulsion was stored in a wide-mouthed jar with a ground stopper. It is enough for 12-15 baths. Bath temperature +37-38 ° C. Duration 15 minutes. Bath take 2 days, on the third day to take a break. In the first bath pour emulsion in ascending order: 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 ml. Others baths - 30 ml. Health effect is impressive!
Mustard and turpentine promotes the release of various biologically active substances (histamine, acetylcholine, etc.). These substances lower the vascular tone, expanding the lumen of the arteries, which increases the local temperature of tissue at 0,4-0,9 ° C. In this reflex is enhanced blood flow in skeletal muscles and internal organs. The intensity of carbohydrate, fat and mineral metabolism in the body. Curative effects: tonic, analgesic, antipruritic, metabolic, antisclerotic. Turpentine baths are not only useful in fortifying sense. They have a therapeutic effect in rheumatoid arthritis, the deposition of salts and other violations. Mustard and turpentine baths are contraindicated in acute inflammatory diseases, chronic glomerulonephritis, ischemic heart disease, thrombosis, epilepsy, mycosis, diabetes, thyrotoxicosis. • salt-pine bath: +37-38 ° C. It is recommended for fatigue, nervousness, self-doubt. It strengthens the nervous system, respiratory system and skin. In the bath to add 500 grams of sea water or salt and 2 tbsp. spoons of dry pine extract (or 100 g of liquid).
Duration of treatment - 15 minutes.
• Aromatic baths are very popular.
They have a therapeutic effect on the body immersed in water with dissolved essential oils. Aromatic oils are highly soluble in fats, so quickly enter the body through the sebaceous glands of the surface layers of the skin, affecting numerous skin receptors. Bath temperature +37-39 ° C. Procedure time increased gradually
from 5 to 20 minutes. There are 2 ways to prepare aromovanny.
1 method: mix the essential oil with 30-60 g of emulsifier (salt, baking soda, honey, bath foam, whey), and then add the mixture into the water. Emulsifier provides a tighter interaction of oil with the skin surface.
2 method: essential oil added directly into the water. In this case, it focuses on the water surface and the contact surface of the body decreases, so that after bathing it is important to slowly get up and towel. From colds to help lemon, pine, thyme. Have a calming effect, sandalwood, frankincense, myrrh. Tone verbena, rosemary and sage. Enhance immunity: marjoram, lavender, lemon balm, peppermint, rosemary, cedar, lemon tarragon. A tendency to allergic reactions, do not use essential oils of tangerine, orange, cinnamon, lemon, marjoram, rosemary and thyme.
• Iodine-bromine baths are recommended for excess weight.
Buy in the drugstore 250 grams of potassium bromide powder and 100 grams of powder sodium iodide. Mix them. Before the bath 2 tbsp. spoon mixture is dissolved in 1 cup water and pour into the tub. Add 2 kg of sodium chloride, preferably sea salt. Stir. Duration of treatment - 10-15 minutes. Course of treatment - no more than 15 bathrooms, periodicity - 1 time in 2 days.
• starch baths help acne on face and body.
Pound starch to dissolve in cold water and pour into the prepared bath. Course - 15 baths a day for 10-15 minutes. Milky starch baths rejuvenate the skin. Two liters of cow's and goat's milk is better to add a warm bath. There also add 0,5 kg pre-diluted cornstarch and 1 tbsp. spoon pine extract.
• Clay baths have a cleansing, antiseptic, stimulant, absorb toxins.
In some types of clay dominates the silicon in the other - aluminum, in the third - manganese. Silicon stimulates hair growth, exchange of fat, collagen and bone. Aluminium has dried and astringent properties. Manganese - dried and deodorant. White clay (kaolin) contain silica, zinc and magnesium. Stops hair loss, strengthens weakened hair. A good antiseptic. It is recommended for thin, dull, sensitive skin. Red clay contains iron oxide and copper. Improves circulation, relieves allergies. Suitable for sensitive skin prone to inflammation. Yellow clay contains iron and potassium. Detoxifies and nourishes the skin with oxygen. For sluggish skin. Gray clay - silicon. Moisturizes and tones. For dehydrated skin.
Blue clay: silica, phosphate, iron and nitrogen. Anti-inflammatory agent. For problem skin and to combat baldness. In the bath to dissolve 400-500 g clay. Bath should take 15-20 minutes, then rinse the body of water without using soap and other cosmetics. Skin after such a procedure becomes smooth and moisturized.
Rules when taking bath
• Taking a bath is not needed before 1,5-2 hours after eating and significant mental and physical stress.
• Tonic Bath take your morning or afternoon, and relaxing - in the evening. Duration of tonic morning bath should be no more than 5-10 minutes. Good tonic supplement is balm "Vitaon.
• The air temperature in the bathroom must be within 20-22 ° C.
• If during the bathing any discomfort: headache, palpitations, a sense of stimuli motion, weakness, etc., then the procedure must be completed immediately.
• Do not take a bath every day, it's better - every 2-3 days.
• For substances that are added to the water, take effect more efficiently, you need to, before going into the bath, wash with soap or other detergents.
Baranova, Svetlana. Strengthening the body