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The Art of Bathing

The bathtub is a simple, wonderful invention that many of us take for granted. Since the beginning, bathing in water has been essential to one’s good health and peace of mind. It is not only for an occasional Saturday night indulgence, or exclusively for the kids and their toy boats; the bathtub is perfect for do-it-yourself-at-home stress reduction and natural healing. Many cultures of the past throughout the  world have adopted similar attitudes towards water, recognizing the health and spiritual benefits of bathing, using it to clean, to socialize and to heal. Sadly, like the many natural holistic discoveries buried by the sands of time and superseded by modern science, medicine and technology, it is a lost tradition that our modern fast-paced lives has sacrificed. Continue reading The Art of Bathing

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The Epsom Salt Bath

According to the National Academy of Sciences the majority of people living in America today are magnesium deficient; this is related to fast food living as well as modern farming methods. The Academy believes this to be the reason for such high incidences of stress related illnesses, digestion problems, arthritis, osteoporosis, chronic fatigue and heart disease and strokes. Continue reading The Epsom Salt Bath