This humble everyday household product was once so valuable in ancient times that it was used as a medium of exchange in ancient Ethiopia in the 16th century and although a lot has in the 21st century the usefulness of salt remains a constant. Apart from adding flavour to that sizzling piece of mutura, adding salt to your bathing water has some secret benefits.
4 Gets Rid Of Smelly Feet
Medically known as Bromodosis, smelly feet have long been a reason of why most people are scared to remove their shoes in presence of company, knowing that the moment you free your laces could cause discomfort to those unfortunate enough to share the room. Say goodbye to this embarrassing odours by soaking your feet in a mixture of warm water and salt
3 Treatment Of Eczema
Eczema is a skin condition characterised by red and itchy skin, it is common among children but can affect anyone. Eczema has no known cures, but bathing in salty water has shown benefits in alleviating the symptoms like itching and reddening of the skin.
2 Cleansing Skin Pores
Bathing in salty water or misting your skin with salt-water mixture deeply cleans the skin by extracting toxins and pore clogging oils that cause skin acne outbreaks. Cleansing the pores allows your skin to absorb essential minerals.
1 Relieves Muscle Tension
Research has shown that bathing with Epsom salt and water helps reduce muscle inflammation and relaxes sore muscles around neck, shoulders and back. This is a very helpful hack especially for people who sit around computer screens the whole day.
You should note after bathing in salty water it helps rinsing with clean water to prevent salt from drying on your skin.
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