Discover the Surprising Health Benefits of Hot Baths

Do you have days when you feel the weight of the world on your shoulders? Maybe it’s work, or personal issues, or the combination of the two, but by the end of the day, you're feeling stressed out and exhausted. On days like these, there is nothing better than a hot bath to unwind. Baths are not only relaxing, but they can also be therapeutic. Explore the benefits of using natural, earth-grown ingredients in your bath, the advantages of taking a bath, and the art of the bath. Plus, we’ll recommend some of our favorite bath products that you can use to elevate your bath experience.

The benefits of using all-natural, earth-grown ingredients in your bath:

The world we live in is filled with artificial chemicals and pollutants, and these can take a toll on our bodies. That's why it's important to take a break from synthetic products and reconnect with nature. When you use all-natural, earth-grown ingredients in your bath, you give your body a chance to reset and rejuvenate.

Here are some benefits of using natural ingredients in your bath:

Soothes your skin: Natural ingredients are gentle on your skin, and they work to hydrate and nourish it. Using natural ingredients in your bath can help to prevent dry skin, and it can also help to soothe irritated skin. Calms your mind: Natural fragrances like lavender and chamomile can have a calming effect on your mind. When you use natural ingredients in your bath, you create an atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility. Enhances your mood: Natural ingredients like citrus oils and rose petals can have an uplifting effect on your mood. When you use natural ingredients in your bath, you can improve your overall sense of well-being.

Advantages of taking a bath:

Taking a bath is not only a luxurious experience, but it's also good for your health. Here are some advantages of taking a bath:

Relieves stress:

A hot bath is a great way to relieve stress. When you soak in warm water, your body releases endorphins, which are natural mood-boosters. Taking a bath can help you relax and unwind after a long day.

Improves sleep:

Taking a hot bath before bed can help you fall asleep faster and sleep more deeply. When you soak in warm water, your body temperature rises, and then it drops rapidly when you get out of the bath. This rapid drop in temperature signals to your body that it's time to sleep.

Boosts immunity:

A hot bath can help to boost your immunity by increasing your circulation. When your circulation improves, your body can more efficiently fight off illnesses.

Soothes sore muscles:

A hot bath can help to soothe sore muscles and reduce inflammation. When you soak in warm water, your muscles relax, and the heat helps to increase blood flow to the affected areas.

We only put the best products in our gift boxes:

We're picky and we're proud of it. We choose brands and products that we have confidence in and ones that aline with our ethos. Pursoma is one of those brands. Their products are non-toxic and  they are made with simple natural ingredients. The Moonlit Ritual is a favorite soak, infused with jasmine and pink lotus to loosen tension in the body, assisting in a peaceful nights' sleep. You will find it in our Sweet Dream Ritual gift box. The Unplug Ritual bath soak was developed to revive you. It is infused with lemon verbena, known to energize your body, lessen stress and support the digestive system. It is included in both our Rescue Me gift box and our Wellness gift box.

Who doesn't love a great bath bomb?

We think the perfect bath obviously includes a bath bomb. After looking at a lot of great bath bomb products we chose Among the Flowers handmade bombs. Made from all natural ingredients, and they even grow the flowers used to make them. Infused with essential oil and shea butter, it will leave your skin soft and silky. We include this joyful bomb in our Relax and Unwind small and large gift boxes, to truly help you relax and unwind after a long day.

The Art of the Bath:

Perhaps you like to light candles and have a glass of wine in one hand and a good book in the other, or maybe you're immersed in flower petals with a herbal tea in-hand, anyway you do it, a relaxing bath is great practice to enjoy.