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The benefits of bath salt in weight loss
Let's say right away that salt baths will have a small effect on weight loss if they are used separately from other methods, without additional procedures, food restrictions, and physical activity. But on the other hand, in a complex it is a wonderful way to get rid of excess weight, cleanse your body, improve metabolism, and skin tone.
Effects of salt baths on the body
Salt baths for weight loss are taken after cleansing the entire body with a scrub, rinsing in the shower, because it is not recommended to rinse off the solution after taking a bath. Take, depending on the desired effect, 0.1-1 kg of sea salt per bath. It should be borne in mind that the upper part of the body, that is, the region of the heart, must be above the water.
Salt also acts as an irritant to nerve endings, which helps stimulate metabolic processes. The saline solution will cleanse your body of toxins, toxins, calm the nerves, strengthen the body's immune forces.
Due to its wonderful properties, sea salt helps to improve the general condition of the skin, cleanses it, tightens it, improves tone, makes it fresh and smooth.
It is generally believed that it is best to choose sea salt for salt baths for weight loss. The main chemical element of any salt is sodium chloride, its content in this substance is higher than the rest. Among other things, sea salt also contains:
bromine has a calming effect on the nervous system, helps to treat skin diseases;
- potassium together with sodium helps to cleanse cells from decay products;
- calcium has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, strengthens the cell membranes;
- magnesium improves cell metabolism, relieves allergic reactions;
- iodine helps to remove cholesterol, has an antimicrobial effect.
Recommendations for taking salt baths
The recommended temperature for salt baths for weight loss is 35-39 degrees Celsius. Hotter baths have a relaxing effect, cooler ones have a tonic effect. The procedure time is usually 10-20 minutes. The course is 10-15 baths, they are taken 2-3 times a week.
In this case, salt baths for weight loss should be taken 2 times a week, the water temperature is not higher than 37 degrees. Dissolve 0.5 kg of Dead Sea salt in hot water, then pour into the bath. The duration of the procedure is 20 minutes, after which you can lie under a warm blanket for 30-40 minutes.
It is also useful to take baths with salt for weight loss with the addition of essential oils. Weight loss, cellulite elimination is facilitated by citrus oils: orange, mandarin, grapefruit. They need to be added to salt, mixed well and left to mix completely for a while. If a mixture of oil and salt is immediately added to water, the oil forms a film on the water.
Dead Sea salt baths also help in the fight against excess weight. This type of procedure is recommended mainly for those who are waging a war against cellulite. Salts of the Dead Sea differ in that they have a lower sodium content than ordinary sea salts. This means that it acts on the skin more gently, without overdrying it. The Dead Sea salt also contains a lot of iodine, magnesium, calcium, iron.
If you can't get your hands on sea salt, try taking a bath with table salt. The main function of improving and cleansing the skin, stimulating metabolic processes, it will certainly perform.
Here are some recipes for salt baths for weight loss.
Slimming sea salt bath
Dissolve 350 g of sea salt in hot water, pour the solution into the bath, check the water temperature - the recommended one should not exceed 37 degrees. Pre-cleanse the body with a scrub, rinse and take a salt bath for 15-20 minutes.
Monitor the condition of your skin: if irritation occurs, it is better to lower the salt concentration. If you take such a bath at night, judging by the reviews, in the morning you can find a plumb line of 0.5 kilograms.
Slimming salt bath with soda
The use of common table salt is permitted for this bath. Take salt 150-300 g, ordinary baking soda 125-200 g, add to the bath. The procedure should take 10 minutes. Before taking a bath, it is not recommended to eat for 1.5-2 hours, after taking it, it is also advisable to refrain from eating for the same time.
While you are taking a bath, you can have a cup of herbal tea or regular tea without sugar. This will help drain excess water from the body. After all, salt baths promote the removal of excess fluid, and this also contributes to weight loss.
After any bath, it is immediately recommended to wrap up well and rest for 30 minutes.
It is not recommended to take baths with salt for weight loss without consulting a doctor for those who have severe heart disease or problems with blood pressure. And although these diseases are also treated with salt baths, in these cases, the specialist selects strictly the concentration, time and temperature of the water. Better not to experiment on your own.
We wish you a pleasant weight loss.
Author: Zhanna Sh. (Specially for Calorizator.ru)
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