It turned out that bathing is not only fresh but also efficacious. Recently there are studies about the bath that in addition to cleaning the body turned out to shower also has a role like boost the immune system performance, prevent skin diseases, even to cure a serious medical problem.
Several studies have shown that the bath was efficacious among others:
- A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine: For diabetics, with a half-hour soak in a tub of warm water can lower blood sugar levels by about 13 percent.
- Separate research in Japan: With a 10-minute soak in warm water can improve heart health both men and women. The benefits of a bath and shower sound guidance can be seen below:
1. Remove toxins
With the warm water bath of about 32-35 degrees Celsius, we can open the pores which can help remove toxin because it will help lower blood sugar levels, heal sore muscles and helps keep the colon working properly. The recommended time: 10-20 minutes.
Apparently cold water bath to relieve stress due to ease tension, and encouraged with temperatures around 12-18 degrees Celsius. Well this is the opposite of warm water because it will narrow the blood and improve blood sugar levels. Therefore, it not recommended for diabetics to take a cold shower.
For patients with skin diseases like eczema, rashes, itching to add the baking soda into the tub because it is based on the study of baking soda acts as an antiseptic. The way to do it first fills the water with lukewarm water, add about one pound of baking soda and stir until blended. It is advisable to soak for 10-20 minutes.
For infections such as thrush can add the warm water that is three or four of cider vinegar and Soak for 15-20 minutes. It’s also good to remove toxins from the body because the vinegar can rebalance the acid.
5. Flu and Headache
To cure the flu and headaches can be done by soaking the foot in warm water. Enter the taste of warm water in the vessel to cover the foot and ankles, add a few drops of oils such as lavender, peppermint or lemon. Once finished, flush with cold water. Do it for 10-20 minutes.
For patients who have insomnia or sleep problems can soak the feet in cold water. Enter the legs until the feet feel cold. This treatment is also useful for tired legs, nose bleeding, and constipation.
If you have circulation problems then try to start soaking the foot for one or two minutes in warm water, then 30 minutes in cold water. Try to do for 15 minutes and then settled with cold water.
p/s: do not delay your bath :)