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Salt Bathing – Experience an Ancient Spa Therapy

Salt Bathing – Experience an Ancient Spa Therapy

In recent years, there has been a resurgence in the popularity of ancient spa therapies. One such therapy is salt bathing.

Salt bathing has come a long way from being a traditional practice in ancient times to a modern therapy that top spas like Soho Farmhouse offer. 

This blog post will explore the benefits of salt bathing, what it is all about and how to make the most out of it.

What Is Salt Bathing?

Salt bathing involves immersing yourself in warm water mixed with either Dead Sea salt, Magnesium Flakes, Pink Himalayan Salt or Epsom Salt.

It is an ancient practice that dates back to the time when people believed that salt had therapeutic properties and could heal everything from skin conditions to injuries.

Today, it's used as a natural therapy that cleanses the skin, helps to relax the muscles and reduce inflammation.

How Does Salt Bathing Work?

The warm water helps to dilate the blood vessels in your skin, which increases blood flow and sends more oxygen and nutrients to your skin.

The salt helps to draw out toxins from your skin, which is then absorbed by the salt water.

Additionally, the magnesium in some of these salts can help to relax your muscles and reduce inflammation.

Benefits of Salt Bathing

Besides the relaxation aspect, salt bathing has a range of benefits.

It can help to reduce inflammation, relieve stiffness and reduce muscle pain.

It also helps to improve blood circulation, which provides more oxygen and helps to nourish your skin and muscles.

Lastly, it detoxifies your skin, which helps to improve the appearance and texture of your skin.

How to Make the Most Out of Salt Bathing

To make the most out of your salt bath, ensure that the water temperature is around 37 degrees Celsius, and add in one or two cups of salt. 

Once you have submerged yourself in the salty water, relax and unwind for at least 20 minutes to experience the benefits.


Salt bathing may be an ancient practice, but it's still going strong as a modern therapy that people can enjoy at top spas like Soho Farmhouse.

The benefits of salt bathing are numerous, it can help to de-stress, reduce inflammation, ease pain, and improve your skin's appearance and texture.

Why not give it a try and see what the hype is all about? Take a break, unwind and immerse yourself in a sea of saltwater and experience the benefits for yourself.

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