Did you know that there’s a way you can bring the relaxing onsen experience to your home? Enter Japanese bath salts! There are many kinds of bath salts available in the market. Some are infused with essential oils, others are medicated, and so on. You’ll often find them as powdered salts or tablets that dissolve into your bath. Whatever form they may come, all are designed to elevate your bathing experience. Is your interest piqued? Ahead, all you need to know about Japanese bath salts.
Benefits of adding it to your bath
While some Japanese bath salts now have fun features such as various colours and scents, their main purpose is to boost your tap water with the similar minerals found in an actual natural spring onsen in Japan. As such, it is believed that you’ll also get the same onsen bath benefits when you add these salts to your regular hot bath.
This includes better blood circulation, joint pain relief, and better sleep, according to Shinya Hayasaka, who is a medical doctor and professor at Tokyo City University. On top of it all, indulging in a special bath helps one to relax and unwind after a long day.