Bath Salts

Bath SaltsWild As The Wind make a beautiful range of hand-crafted, healing bath salts that are infused with very high grade essential oils.

All our bathing salts are hand blended with some of the most healing essential oils, and are wrapped in lovely natural muslin. The muslin square is the perfect size to be used as an age-defying exfoliating face cloth the moment you decant your gorgeous bath salts into a glass jar, after you get them home.

Bath Salts Storage

Storing your essential oil infused salts in a glass jar keeps the salts fresh. As essential oils are volatile oils, they will soon disperse into the air if they are not kept in an air-tight container.

Beauty-full… really lovely, nurturing & cleansing on every level…

Lara, Bristol

Bath Salts As Gifts

Bath Salts make great gifts for the following kinds of people

  • Those that love to luxuriate
  • Those that work too hard and never relax
  • Those that are too busy to eat a balanced diet
  • Those that have dry skin and other dermal conditions
  • Those that have itchy skin
  • Those that deserve a little luxury in their lives
  • And, those that love beautiful aromas

Buy Bath Salts In The UK

Wild As The Wind take orders for bath salts from all around the UK with the exclusion of the Isle of Mann and Northern Ireland, (sorry!)

Buy your artisnal bath salts now.

Buy Bath Salts Directly From Wild As The Wind

These really healing bath salts are directly available from Wild As The Wind at the Wells Saturday and Wednesday Markets, as well as from Street Market, Shepton Mallet Market and St Nicholas Market in Bristol.

Further details of the markets we serve.

Buy Bath Salts Online

Buy our full range of Bath Salts infused, by hand, with Essential Oils, and then wrapped by hand in a natural muslin face cloth, from the Wild As The Wind Etsy Store :: wildasthewinds

Buy Wild As The Wind Bath Salts From Your Local Shop

Retailers who stock the Wild As The Wind Bath Salts include:

Brockley Stores, in Brockley, North Somerset

Scoop and Spice in Yatton and Winscombe, North Somerset

Chi Wholefoods in Bristol.

We will soon be putting in an appearance in Bath also.

Why Use Bath Salts?

It is calculated that as many as 75% of us are chronically dehydrated, and that as much as 70% of the population is magnesium deficient… But, that’s not all… There are other mineral deficiencies that have reached epidemic proportions, such as zinc deficiency, iron deficiency and calcium deficiency, amongst others…

Health Benefits Of Bath Salts

Mineral bath salts, particularly those infused with high grade essential oils, like the ones from Wild As The Wind, are extremely curative, deeply relaxing and can help replace the mineral deficiencies in our diets. Each of the three salts used in our bath salt blends, Himalayan Rock Salt, Epsom Salt and Dead Sea Salt all have different healing properties, as do all of the essential oils.

Learn more about the healing properties of the Wild As The Wind Bath Salts.

Bath Salts Available

The retro hand-printed luggage labels state which bath salts are contained within the muslin.

The following salts are available:

 Himalayan Rock Salt

Dead Sea Salt

Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt With Bicarbonate Of Soda

The different essential oils are used individually with each pack of 1kg bath salts and 500g bath salts, (i.e. one oil per 1 x 1kg sack of salts).

Lavender Essential Oil

Geranium Essential Oil

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

`Geranium & Benzoin Essential Oils

So, for example, the following combinations are possible, but so are many more:

Lavender Essential Oil Scented Himalayan Rock Salt

Geranium Essential Oil Scented Dead Sea Salt

Frankincense Essential Oil Scented Epsom Salt

Etc…

Healing Properties of Bath Salts

  • Dead Sea Salt (20+ minerals from a very ancient source – very curative for angry, red skin conditions)
  • Epsom Salt (essentially magnesium (sulphate), which is best absorbed trans-dermally, and which many of us are deficient in.)
  • Himalayan Rock Salt (88 minerals from a very ancient and pristine source)

Read the full list of healing benefits of our bath salts.

Use Packaging As A Facial Cloth

The beautiful natural muslin packaging has been chosen as it’s the perfect size and texture for using as an exfoliating face cloth.

Using a mildly abrasive cloth in the process of removing dead skin cells helps to increase the renewal rate of facial skin cells, which has a very anti-aging effect on the skin.

The quicker facial skin cells are renewed the more young-looking we remain.

Remove Packaging & Store In A Glass Jar

Bath salts are best stored in a glass jar, preferably with a glass lid. Salt can be corrosive to untreated metals, however, pickling jar lids are coated in a protective layer of plastic, so these are also ideal.

Use your natural muslin for making nut milks or for straining other liquids in the cooking and preserving process. Recycle the 100% degradable plastic bag.

Alternatively, use your muslin cloth as an exfoliating face cloth, as directed above.

How To Use Bath Salts

Bath salts can be used to luxuriate, or relax, or for medicinal purposes. The beauty of bath salts is that if you are only using them to indulge yourself they still impart all of their healing benefits to you all the same.

It is estimated that the first 20 minutes of a bath, or foot bath, with healing salts, is when the toxins are drawn from the body, with the following 20 minutes of the bath allowing the minerals in the salts to be absorbed.

We should bathe for a minimum of 20 minutes in our salt baths, but forty minutes would be optimal.

Using Salt Baths

Place 200g of salts (approximately 1/5 of a 1kg bag of bath salts) into a hot bath, and then soak for a minimum of 20 minutes, or for up to an hour. Bathing for approximately 40 minutes, as a minimum, allows the salts sufficient time to be absorbed by your body, and for the detoxifying action of the salts to work effectively.

Lie back and enjoy!

Bath Salt Scrubs

To extract even more healing potential out of your bath salts first mix them with a couple of teaspoons of base oil, like Almond Oil, or Coconut Oil, and add a couple of teaspoons of warm water.

Stand in the bath as you start running it and use your bath salt solution to scrub your arms legs and belly. Not only will this improve the condition of your skin to the touch’. but it will also have a positive impact on any cellulite you might have. This would be particularly true if you added a couple of teaspoons of Cellulite Vanishing Oil.

Allow the salt to fall into your running bath to dissolve.

The feet are extremely absorbent and can deliver healing benefits to all parts of the body very quickly, as with Reflexology.

Salt Foot Baths

Foot baths can be equally as healing as full body baths, and in some respects they are preferential to immersive baths. It is possible to achieve the 1% salt to 95% water ratio (1:100) for an affordable, environmentally acceptable, and optimally healing salt solution.

To truly take advantage of the full range of healing benefits from salt baths, the salt concentration has to be equivalent to, or must exceed, the salt ratio of your body fluids (approximately 1%). Only this will activate the osmotic exchange ratio, allowing optimal levels of toxins to be removed from the body and for the minerals in the salts to be absorbed.

This is much easier to achieve in a foot bath than it is in an entirely immersive bath!

Note re. Himalayan Rock Salt :: The ferrous element within Himalayan Rock Salt, (which is what makes Himalayan Rock Salt pink), does not completely dissolve. This means a few very pink crystals will remain when everything else has gone into solution. For this reason it is best to place Himalayan Rock Salts at the foot of the bath to ensure you’re not sat on any of these abrasive crystals whilst bathing. Epsom and Dead Sea Salts are not ferrous and so they both dissolve completely.

Why Our bath Salts Are Extremely Good Value

These heavily aromatic bath salts are hand blended and then hand wrapped with love. The label is hand printed and partially hand written before it is tied, by hand, to the bath salts to add the finishing touches.

The essential oils that the salts are infused with are of excellent quality. Over 75% of all essential oils being sold as being pure and natural are, in fact, adulterated. This means that they have been manipulated in some way (often in several ways), which can diminish or negate the oils healing properties. in a lot of cases the adulteration actually transforms a lovely healing oil into a toxic glob of nastiness that you don’t want to put anywhere near your skin.

Our skin is our largest organ, and things can be absorbed and can easily enter the bloodstream. It is, therefore, important to ensure that you only use health-giving oils in your skin and healthcare regimes.

How Do Our Bath Salts Compare In Price?

A quick scoot around the internet revealed these over-priced options… none of which are packaged in such a nice way as the Wild As The Wind bath salts.

Corinne Taylor Aromatherapy Bath Salts :: 70g for £22.00

Kiss The Moon Bedtime Bath Salts :: 400g for £20.00

Living Sea Bath Salts :: 400g for £18.00

Boots Dead Sea Bath Salts – unscented – boxed :: 1000g for £7.89

Superdrug Dead Sea Salts – unscented – plastic packet :: 1000g for £6.99

How Much Do Wild As The Wind Bath Salts Cost?

Even though we use the best quality ingredients, and despite the packaging being far superior to the alternatives, we retail 1kg of salts at £7.00 for plain salts, or£8.00 for salts that are infused with a single essential oil.

Our Psoriasis and Eczema blend has a good amount of bicarbonate of soda as well as a very targeted healing blend of essential oils.

500g of the Psoriasis and Eczema Salts blend, with natural muslin face cloth, is £8.00 and 1kg is £12.00.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Wild As The Wind makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this website, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician without delay.

Wild As The Wind does not recommend, endorse or make any representation about the efficacy, appropriateness or suitability of any specific tests, products, procedures, treatments, services, opinions, healthcare providers or other information that may be contained on or available through this website.

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