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One of my favorite things to do to rejuvenate myself is to enjoy a nice hot Epsom Salt bath.  Have you tried this? Epsom  Salt baths help remove toxins by increasing blood flow to the skins surface and drawing from the body toxins. Here is what you need to do:   Run a bath as hot as you can stand; pour ½ to 1 cup of Epsom Salt under the running water; dry brush your entire body (to remove dead skin & get the blood flowing under the skin); and now hop in the tub. Soak in the bath as long as you can – aim for 15 – 30 minutes.  Drink water before and during the bath. Now wash your body and rinse well.  After towel drying, lather your body with lotion.  To add a little more pampering, exfoliate your face and apply a very good moisturizer with  SPF.  Have a rejuvenating bath once a week. You will love it and so will your body.

Other substances you may like to add to the bath water:

Apple cider vinegar – 1 cup – works about the same way as Epsom Salts.

Baking Soda – 1 cup – good old fashion remedy for colds, flus, and skin irritations

Note:

You can gradually add more Epsom Salt with time – about 1-2 cups.

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Tonight, before going to bed, I bounced on my rebounder for a few minutes. I must say, this is an exercise piece that is used frequently in our home.  About 4 years ago, while reading, I came across the benefits of rebounding/ bouncing. Some of the benefits include: less stress impact on joints; increase in muscular strength; improved posture, balance and coordination; better mental functioning; lower cholesterol; slowing down the aging process; relief of pain; boost in immune and lymphatic systems; elimination of toxins from the body, weight loss and an overall sense of well-being. (more…)

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