Got Menstrual Cramps? Bath with salt

We all (girls!) suffer from PMS and abdominal cramps once every month and sometimes it gets unbearable along with other symptoms! Menstrual cramps certainly aren’t a joke and those who get serious cramps know it well. Epsom Salt bath is an effective treatment for menstrual cramps and other body pains as well like back pain and thigh pain that we usually suffer along with menstrual cramps. Below is how you could make an epsom salt bath for menstrual cramps along with its benefits:

Got Menstrual Cramps? Bath with salt

BENEFITS:

  • Warm epsom salt bath help to lower the pain causing cramps in the body.
  • Epsoam salt works as a mild analgesic compound.
  • Warm and soothing epsom salt bath helps relax and contract muscles in the uterus just like a heating pad does.
  • Epsom salt contains high levels of magnesium, that helps to release muscle tension, soothe inflammation, ease aches and pains.

HOW TO USE EPSOM SALTS FOR BATH:

EPSOM SALT+ GINGER

You will need –

  • Espom salt
  • Ginger

Method –

In a bowl, add 5-6 tablespoons of epsom salt along with 1 tablespoon of ginger powder. Mix it well. Add this mixture into warm bath water and soak yourself for 20 minutes. Ginger is a great bath soak addition for upset tummies.

ESPOM SALT+ PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

You will need –

  • Espom salt
  • Essential Oil

Method –

In a bowl, add 5-6 tablespoons of epsom salt and 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil. Mix it well and add it into warm bath water and soak yourself for 20 minutes. Peppermint oil is great for soothing pain.

Caution – Check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients before using them.