Hot Water Salt Bath
is a basic fact of life. No one is immune to it. Although the human
body is designed to cleanse itself naturally of the normal waste
products of digestion and metabolism, it is clearly not equipped
to deal with the additional toxic overload from chemical preservatives
and pesticides, pharmaceutical drugs and artificial foods, and other
sources of internal toxicity that have become common in modern lifestyles.
This internal pollution is the major cause of disease, degeneration
and foreshortened lifespan.
Celtic sea salt, which includes dozens of beneficial micro-minerals
and trace elements contained in the bittern, to prepare a hot salt-water
bath for detox purposes. The higher the salinity of the bath water,
the stronger the power of osmosis that draws the toxins out through
lbs. Celtic sea salt
1 lb. magnesium chloride hexahydrate
Add a few drops of essential oil, such as grapefruit seed and peel,
sage, rosemary or peppermint. Frankincense or lavender may be used
instead if you feel nervous or uptight.
the bathtub with hot water, add salt and magnesium, and soak for
The Tao of Detox: The Secrets of Yang-Sheng Dao, A guide to Preventing
and Treating the Toxic Assault on Our Bodies, by Daniel Reid (Healing
Arts Press, 2006).