This is why you should add a bit of mustard to the bath water

Get the bath ready, because you really have to try this! People enjoy the relaxation and therapeutic benefits of a warm bath. A warm bath can be a great way to unwind and relax after a long day. But did you know that mustard helps against muscle pain? According to research, two tablespoons of mustard in your bath water can help with skin infections and muscle pain. It would also improve the blood flow in your veins. Do you have tired or painful muscles? Then you should definitely try this!

What you need 

  • A warm bath
  • Two table spoons of mustard
  • Epsom salt

How it works

Mustard in bath water is not a commonly known practice, but some people believe that it can have therapeutic benefits. The idea behind using mustard in a bath is that it can help improve circulation, soothe sore muscles, and detoxify the body. Run a bath and add two spoons of mustard with a little Epsom salt. Because the mustard contains a small amount of sulfur, you will notice that your muscles will start to relax. You will come out of the water completely stress-free! Extra tip: also apply a thin layer of mustard and Epsom salt to your aching muscles before taking a bath. This will give immediate relief. Perfect for after your exercise!

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