The great 8 physical & mental health benefits of bath salts

We love a long soak in the bath with our blöta Bath Salts as much as the next person. But there’s more to these little crystals than just a sweet scent – they offer numerous benefits for both your mind and body.

The combination of sea salts, natural ingredients, and essential oils in our bath salts provides a multitude of benefits that go beyond just relaxation. And they’re pretty incredible!

We’ve highlighted some of the biggest physical and mental benefits of using bath salts so you can indulge in a little self-care and reap the rewards of these powerful crystals.

The great 8 physical & mental bath salt benefits:

  1. Muscle relaxation
  2. Mental relaxation
  3. Detoxifies your skin
  4. Improves sleep
  5. Wakes you up
  6. Improves blood circulation
  7. Regulates oil production
  8. Nourishes & hydrates skin

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Benefit 1: muscle relaxation

Adding bath salts to your bath water can help relax tight muscles and provide relief from soreness or muscle aches and tension. The magnesium in the sea salts helps to improve blood circulation, which can reduce inflammation and pain. 

Plus, the warm bath water itself also helps to soothe muscles, making it the perfect combo for muscle relaxation.

Benefit 2: mental relaxation

It’s not just your physical body that benefits from bath salts – your mind does, too! The aromas in our bath salts can help calm the mind, reduce stress and anxiety, and promote relaxation, making for a full body and mind relaxation experience. 

If you’ve had a long day or need to unwind, a bath with our bath salts is the perfect way to do so. 

The best bath salts for relaxation

Our blöta Bath Salt – Rose Petal & Rosemary is our best bath salt formulation for de-stressing your soul. 

The sweet rose and rosemary scent will uplift your senses and your mood, leaving you feeling as fresh as a daisy (or a rose, in this case). The rose extract is also rich in vitamin C, which works wonders for your skin by encouraging skin cell renewal and healing your skin’s barrier.

Benefit 3: detoxifies your skin

The sea salts in our bath salts are also great for detoxifying your body. As you soak in the warm water, the sea salts help to draw out toxins and nasties from your skin, leaving you feeling purified and refreshed. 

Throughout the day, our skin comes into contact with various pollutants and toxins, like air pollution, UV rays, and chemicals. Soaking in a bath with our bath salts helps to remove these impurities, leaving your skin feeling clean and rejuvenated.

Benefit 4: improves sleep

There’s nothing quite like a relaxing bath before bed to help you drift off into a peaceful slumber. We’ve specially formulated our blöta Bath Salt – Lavender & Chamomile to promote a good night’s rest using real lavender and chamomile extracts

Lavender has been used for centuries to aid relaxation and improve sleep, while chamomile is known for its calming properties. Together, they create the ultimate bedtime bath experience.

If you’re a serial bad sleeper, we recommend checking out the rest of our sleep-inducing products, including sleep mist and pulse point roller ball. But always speak to a healthcare professional if you’re experiencing serious sleep issues.

Benefit 5: wakes up your senses

On the flip side, bath salts can help to energise and wake up your senses. Natural ingredients like cinnamon and citruses are known for their uplifting and stimulating properties, making them great additions to our blöta Bath Salt – Cinnamon & Tangerine.

Wake up a little earlier than usual and add our bath salts to your morning routine for an energising and refreshing start to your day.

Benefit 6: improves blood circulation

Improved blood circulation doesn’t only help with muscle relaxation, but it also has numerous other benefits for your body. 

Better circulation can promote faster healing, boost your immune system, and improve your skin’s appearance. The sea salts in our magnesium-rich bath salts are thought to increase blood flow to the skin, leaving it healthy and glowing.

“Immersing yourself in hot water is known to put the body under pressure which causes the pumping of the heart to increase. This boosts circulation and therefore supplies oxygen more efficiently to the body. Hot water also helps blood vessels to dilate which can reduce blood pressure.”


Benefit 7: regulates oil production

For those with oily or acne-prone skin, bath salts can be a game-changer. The magnesium in salts can help regulate the production of oils in the skin, leading to fewer breakouts on your body and less oily skin

Benefit 8: nourishes, hydrates, & balances skin

While bath salts are known for their detoxifying properties, they also offer nourishment and hydration to the skin, especially when infused with natural extracts and oils.

Potassium found in our sea salt can even help reduce the appearance of dark spots and blemishes, leaving your skin balanced and radiant. 

How to use bath salts & how much to use in your tub

Convinced that bath salts are a must-have in your self-care routine? We’ve got an entire blog post on the ins and outs of using bath salts, including how much to use and which bath salts are best for you. 

Check it out below.

Summary: The benefits of a warm salt bath

There are lots of benefits to incorporating frequent salt baths into your self-care routine. From physical and mental relaxation to detoxifying your skin and improving sleep, bath salts hold a lot of power in those little crystals.

Treat yourself to a bath with our blöta Bath Salts and sugn Bath Soaks to experience the benefits for yourself. Your mind and body will thank you dearly.

For more tips and tricks on self-care, check out the rest of our blog.

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What are bath salts good for?

Aside from the obvious relaxation benefits, bath salts can help with muscle tension, skin detoxification, improved sleep, and even oil regulation.

How often should you bathe with salts?

We recommend using bath salts 1-2 times a week. Using bath salts too frequently or too much can sometimes lead to skin dryness.

Are bath salts healing?

Yes, both mentally and physically. The combination of warm water, essential oils, and sea salts can provide numerous benefits for your mind and body, like repairing skin cells and calming the nervous system.

What type of salt is best for bath salts?

We use sea salt in our bath salts because it contains numerous beneficial minerals, aiding in detoxification, relaxation, and skin hydration. Epsom salt is another popular choice.

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