Includes: 8 Servings
INGREDIENTS: (Organic) Epsom Salt, Calendula Flower, Rose Petals, Orange Essential Oil.
An HERBAL SITZ BATH or 'hip bath' is a bath in which a person sits in water up to the hips. This method is used to relieve discomfort and pain in the lower part of the body, for example, due to hemorrhoids (piles), anal fissures, perianal fistulas, rectal surgery, an episiotomy, uterine cramps, inflammatory bowel disease, pilonidal cysts and infections of the bladder, prostate or vagina. It works by keeping the affected area clean and increasing the flow of blood. Those with candidiasis (a vaginal yeast infection) may benefit from a warm bath with an herbal salt sitz bath blend.
Originating in Germany, the term sitz bath is derived from the word Sitzbad, meaning a bath (bad) in which one sits (sitzen). Warm baths are recommended for reducing the itching, pain and discomfort associated with conditions such as hemorrhoids and genital issues.
An ordinary bathtub can be filled with 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 cm) of hot water (about 110 °F (43 °C)), and sat in for 15–20 minutes or until the water cools down. Alternatively, a large basin can be used. With that said, cool sitz baths are said to be helpful in easing constipation, inflammation and vaginal discharge, and, in cases of fecal or urinary incontinence, in toning the muscles.
A warm sitz bath could be helpful to relieve congestion and edema by aiding venous return from the perianal area. Its major effect is thought to be due to the reductions of spasms by relaxing the anal sphincter pressure, reducing anal pain. It has benefits for patients with elevated anal pressure due to anorectal diseases such as anal fissure or inflamed hemorrhoids, and after surgical operations involving the anus.
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