Homemade Ginger Lemon Detox Body ScrubDecember 15, 2019
Homemade Ginger Lemon Detox Body Scrub
Ginger has a long been known as a healing plant. For centuries, it’s been a go-to home remedy for everything from an upset stomach to cold and flu symptoms and it’s incredibly easy to incorporate. With toning and antioxidant properties, ginger can help reduce the appearance of hypopigmented scars – scars that are white or much lighter than your skin tone, heal inflammation and give you healthier skin. Today, we are going to show you how to make your own homemade ginger, lemon epsom salt scrub to detoxify your body.
Benefit of Ginger
Native to South-east Asia, India and China, ginger has been an integral component of the region’s diet and valued for its aromatic, culinary and medicinal properties for thousands of years. The many curative properties of ginger have been widely researched. When used on the skin, it can stimulate circulation and soothe burns. As a diaphoretic, it encourages perspiration and can therefore be used to help treat feverish conditions such as influenza or colds. (Source: here)
Benefit of Lemon
As a rich source of vitamin C and citric acid, lemons are known for their detoxifying effects, especially when you add a few freshly cut wedges to your drinking water. Packed full with calcium, vitamin C, magnesium and potassium – minerals and antioxidants that improve the appearance and condition of our hair, skin and nails, lemon juices is a natural skin brightener with strong antibacterial properties. (Source: here & here)
Benefit of Epsom Salt
Epsom salt, named for a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England, is not actually salt but a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate. Long known as a natural remedy for a number of ailments, Epsom salt has numerous health benefits as well as many beauty, household, and gardening-related uses. When used in a salt scrub, Epsom salt can draw toxins out of your body, relief sore muscles and help in stress management. (Source: here)
Homemade Ginger Lemon Detox Scrub
- 1 tbsp fresh ginger grated
- 1/2 cup epsom salt
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Combine roughly chopped ginger and 1/2 cup epsom salt in a food processor.
- Pulse a few times until the ginger is ground and combined.
- Remove to a small bowl and add lemon juice.
- Put down a towel and apply scrub before bath.
Handmade Ginger Lemon Detox Body Scrub
Epsom salt has been added to baths as a relaxing soak since it was first discovered at a salty spring in Epsom, England. The high magnesium content makes it a wonderfully relaxing soak. When used in a salt scrub with ginger and lemon juice, it is great for detoxifying, exfoliating, muscle relief and brightening your skin naturally. Try making your own homemade ginger lemon detoxifying salt scrub today!
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