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How to Experience Hydrotherapy Benefits at Home

hydrotherapy benefits at home

After a tiresome day handling business and other responsibilities, it’s understandable to find yourself wishing for a spa day. While doing a DIY mud bath may get a little messy at home, you can easily practice hydrotherapy and reap the many self-care benefits at a fraction of the cost.

Hydrotherapy invigorates your body and improves your health through the use of either hot or cold water. It’s a complementary therapy (often used alongside traditional medicine) that can help you treat various health problems, such as joint pain, muscle tension, skin-related problems, and arthritis. 

So, is it worth a try? Hell yeah! You only need to learn a few simple methods to begin benefiting from hydrotherapy in your daily routine.

Ways of Enjoying Hydrotherapy at Home

You can unwind and de-stress at home with hydrotherapy in various ways. Here are some easy-to-do hydrotherapy techniques to revitalize your mind, body, and sou:

  • Foot Soaks: Foot soaks involve dipping your feet in a tub with hot water. Its essence is to balance body temperature, reduce insomnia and muscle soreness. Adding salt or vinegar to the water enhances its therapeutic effects, or try adding a high-quality soap to nourish your skin.
  • Hot Baths: Most of us are familiar with soaking in the bath. For best results, fill a tub with hot water (between 90 – 100 ◦F), add sea salt and your preferred herb – it can be thyme, rosemary, or eucalyptus – and lay inside for half an hour. (You could also use soap with essential oils already added). The resulting feeling will amaze you.
  • Cold Showers: When people hear about cold shower therapy they often think it will be a form of torture they would rather pass on. But you don’t have to stay under the frigid water long to reap the benefits of increased circulation, reducing muscle soreness, and calm skin issues.

Benefits of Hot Water Hydrotherapy

Our skin (and complexion) looks better when washed clean with water, but there’s more to it than just the beauty aspect. 

By soaking your body in hot water, you benefit in the following ways:

  • Reduced muscle soreness 
  • Deep muscle relaxation
  • Clean and softer skin
  • Enhanced blood circulation

Benefits of Cold Water Hydrotherapy

You’ll be surprised that thousands of people already incorporate cold showers into their daily routines. Taking that cold shower offers the following benefits:

  • Strengthened immune system
  • Reduced anxiety and stress levels
  • Improved concentration and alertness
  • Weight loss


If you’re looking for more insights into other ways to improve your clean beauty lifestyle, follow along with Clean Rebellion.


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