Detox Bath

Detox Bath

I’ve been asked on numerous occasions how to properly do a detox bath so I decided it was time to put up a post.  Sweating is one of the ways your body naturally detoxifies, so it stands to reason working out in the gym, getting your sweat on by running or any physical activity is a sure bet to help that process out. But what about those who are simply not physically able at this point in their journey? Thats where a detox bath comes in handy. Not only do you eliminate some of the toxins, you also absorb much needed minerals and nutrients. You will want to do this before bed, as it will wipe your energy right out and you will sleep like a baby. Don’t rush the process though, take a good hour of “me” time. Step 1: prep your body Hydrate with 8 ounces of room temperature water prior to your bath. I also like to have a large glass beside the bath for when I get thirsty while relaxing. Step 2: Get your supplies ready You will need: Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulphate) Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) Sea Salt of Himalayan Salt Unprocessed, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar Your favourite essential oil if you like, lavender is a nice soothing one Dry Skin brush Step 3: dry brushing Your skin is the largest organ of the body, this means it absorbs everything we put on it, good and bad. We need to be taking better care of it. Most of you who are already a part of my program or have gone through my program in the...
Schisandra (schizandra)

Schisandra (schizandra)

These little berries magically hit all 5 of the flavour receptors- sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent, it’ really quite a feet. They are incredibly high in antioxidants and are said to be liver cleansing, by protecting the liver from harmful toxins, radiation and unwanted exposures are nicely escorted out of the body. You want to have the fountain of youth? Well perhaps not quite, but it does boost vitality. It’s fantastic for inflammation and helps support cellular function. Brain fog? This berry has you covered. It gives a boost of energy by stimulating the central nervous system helping you to focus. It’s been said to improve focus and memory which means increasing productivity at work! Adrenal supporting and hormone balancing properties mean it’s great for menopause. It also happens to be an adaptogen, so since pretty much all of us are stressed this should be in everyone’s diet. Its my secret to coping with stress, it helped me greatly when dealing with severe adrenal fatigue years ago.  It’s good for the immune system. I just mentioned stress, which also affects the ability of our immune system to fight off disease, well certain ingredients in this berry allow your body to better cope with stress, depression and anxieties that  you may have encountered leaving you better able to fight off viruses that may come your way. Sex is better with this herb, no seriously it is. It increases your libido and the “fluid” required for a woman to get all hot and heavy. It does the same thing for those little swimmers men. Not to mention it increases your drive.  What about...