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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Back Pain Relief Bath Salt Recipe

Back Pain Relief Bath Salts Recipe
Use Bath Salts Recipes for Back Pain Relief

Don’t you just hate that moment when you bend down to pick up something and stop mid way because your back suddenly decides to torture you? Or that dull nagging throb in your lower back that made you miss a fun day out with friends? Sounds familiar? Back pain – one of the most common complaints we seem to be hearing all the time.

There are several ways to tackle the situation, like medication, exercise, massage therapy, etc. One very effective way method of back pain relief is the regular use of bath salts. This article will tell you all about how bath salts recipes can provide relief from back pain. Who wouldn’t like a warm relaxing bath and if that can offer sweet back pain relief, why not?

First, let’s look at what could bring on nasty back pain. Some of the common causes could be:

  • A serious injury

  • Muscles and nerves of the back (and the spine in general) growing frail with age

  • Repetitive strain

  • Pregnancy

  • Incorrect posture

Now let’s see how it can make its nasty presence felt. Back pain could be a chronic condition or it could set in suddenly, because of reasons mentioned above. The pain could last all day, all long, or it could come and go. It could be a sharp piercing pain, or a dull constant ache. It could aggravate by certain activities like standing for too long or lifting something heavy. Whatever it is, we could all do without it! Nobody likes to be tied down by aches and pains when there are so many exciting, meaningful and interesting things to do in life. That sort of pushes us into the path of finding solutions for relief from pain.

Sure, you can pop a few pills you get over the counter for immediate relief. But do remember, it is only temporary. Not to mention all the horrible side effects they can have. Some types of back pain need continuous medical treatment - be it long term medicines, physio therapy or a combination of several forms of treatment. Meanwhile, bath salts can be a blessing.  A bath salts enhanced bath is easy and has all the goodness in it. No side effects, kind on the pocket and full of goodness. Sounds delightful, doesn’t it?

Bath salts recipes have been long known to provide relief from aches and pains. Hence they can be very effective for back pain relief. Sprinkle some bath salts in your hot bath (about a cup full), just soak in and let them do the rest. The amazing bath salts will work slowly in, extract all the toxins and flush them out of the body, providing the ultimate calm and blissful feeling. Bath salts have anti-inflammatory properties, isn’t that wonderful?

Since most kinds of back pain involve some kind of inflammation, regular use of bath salts will provide the much needed relief. Some of life’s little pleasures are very simple indeed! A handful of bath salts in your bath every day can work wonders in the long run. And with the addition of natural oils that have relaxing properties, you can double the relief and bliss factor. Lavender, ginger oil and chamomile are classic examples.

While simple Epsom salts available in the market are good enough, why not indulge and make the experience richer? Here’s a simple bath salts recipe for relief from back pain.

Back Pain Relief Bath Salts Recipe

  • 1 cup Epsom salt

  • 1 cup Dead Sea Salt

  • 3 tablespoons dendritic salt

  • ½ teaspoon lavender essential oil

  • ¼ teaspoon chamomile essential oil

  • 3 tablespoons dried chamomile flowers

Instructions:

  1. Measure the Epsom salt and Dead Sea Salt into a stainless steel or glass mixing bowl.

  2. In another smaller glass or stainless steel mixing bowl, measure the dendritic salt.

  3. Add the lavender and chamomile essential oils to the dendritic salt and blend in well until the aromatic oils are absorbed by the dendritic salt.

  4. Gently stir the scented dendritic salt into the Epsom and Dead Sea Salt.

  5. Stir in the chamomile flowers into the prepared bath salts and blend until evenly dispersed.

Try it today - get some back pain relief with this bath salt recipe. Soak in your magical bath with healing properties every day, and spend more of your time laughing and enjoying life than being beat down by the back pain monster!

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