A body wrap not only removes unwanted toxins but also replaces them with minerals that our bodies need. This is a basic recipe.
What you need
Ingredients are below
Herbal extracts, essential oils and minerals are heated and applied to the skin to help draw out accumulated toxins that sit on the skin and soft tissue layers. This procedure aids the body to further breakdown fat. By applying pressure body wraps it compacts the detoxified fatty tissue cells toning and reducing the outer fat.
The herbs and minerals provide much-needed nutrients to the cells, which penetrate our cell walls and releases the fatty material into our lymphatic system, which then carries out excess fat and toxins from the body naturally.
Skin is the largest breathing organ of our body and every day we expose it to harmful toxins, smoking, air pollution, Chemicals and even exposure to the harmful dry windy weather. These harmful toxins get caught up in our fat cells, leaving us feeling sluggish, fatigued and sometimes rather physically ill.
Body wraps are not only for weight loss they are a total body Makeover internal and external. A well-designed body wrap even one that is homemade can help fix your skin problems, improve circulation, ease muscle and joint pain, rid the body of harmful toxins and activate the breakdown of fat cells so it can be eliminated from the body naturally through our own lymphatic drainage system.
Rather then me telling you what your body needs, I have provided you with a list of over 50 ingredients that you can choose from to tailor a body wrap recipe to suit your own requirements, skin type and what you can easily and cost-effectively obtain.
Select an area that is quiet, peaceful and warm. You may need to heat this area. For a full spa treatment, set the mood with relaxing music and some candles.
Several days before the Wrap, ensure you have started detoxing your insides by drinking 2 litres of water each day and eating a healthy diet. Exfoliate your skin
Making some cloth wraps:
You can use medical bandages
Preparing your ingredients:
Select your ingredients from the list provided based on what you can obtain easily and also what you feel your body needs to detoxify. You can make it as intense or as simple as you like. Once you have them ready boil 1.8lts of water in a large stainless steel stockpot. Once it has reached boiling point remove it from the heat and add all your selected ingredients and allow it to cool down for 10 minutes. This mix is now ready to use.
Dip your bandages or cloth wraps into the mix one by one making sure your mud mix stays warm, you may need to re-heat it if it cools too quickly. Thoroughly soak each bandage into the mix then wrap it around your body starting from your ankles and working your way up. If you are getting help with this, by all means, wear underwear, it wonýt make much difference to the outcome. It is, however, important to stay warm, so if your room is too chilled wrap yourself in a washable blanket lay back and relax for at least 60 minutes.
Salt: Choose 1 cup of salt
Dead Sea Salt
Herbs: 1 cup in total. Try to add at least 2 different herbs.
If the herbs are not already powdered then puree them in a blender.
Rose Petal Powder
Stinging Nettles Powder
St Johns Wart Powder
To detoxify the body and add vital nutrients that help reduce cellulite and increase circulation
Moisture Agents: Replace the water you will bring to the boil with any of these wetting agents E.g. Add 1 cup of milk, then remove 1 cup of water from the 1.8 litres of spring water.
You can substitute any of these moisture agents for the water. Try and choose 3 different ones to benefit different areas
Apple Cider Vinegar
Whole Cream Milk
Fruit Juice – Full of vitamins
Yoghurt – Soothes dry and irritated skin
Lemon Juice – detoxifies and cleanses skin cells These essential oils are used to combat cellulite and detoxify the body
Essential Oils – 18mls in total combined oils Or 1% of the mix
Lavender Essential Oil
Patchouli Essential Oil
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Spearmint Essential Oil
Lemon Grass Essential Oil
Tea Tree Essential Oi
Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Fennel Essential Oil
Cypress Essential Oil
Natural Additives: 2 tablespoons of any
Aloe Vera Gel
Rice Bran Powder Fine
Coconut Milk Powder
Moisturizing Oils – 2 tablespoons in total only.
Aloe Vera Oil
Apricot Kernel Oil
Refined Emu Oil
Evening primrose Oil
Preparing your ingredients
Once you have your ingredients ready boil 1.8lts of water in a large stainless steel stockpot. Once it has reached boiling point add the herbs and remove the pot from the heat. Add all the remaining ingredients to the pot stir well and allow it to cool down for 10 minutes.
Dip your bandages or cloth wraps into the mix one by one making sure your mud mix stays warm, you may need to re-heat it if it cools too quickly.
Thoroughly soak each bandage into the mix then wrap it around your body starting from your ankles and working your way up. If you are getting help with this one, by all means, wear underwear it won’t make much difference to the outcome. It is, however, important to stay warm, so if your room is too chilled, wrap yourself in a washable blanket. Lay back and relax for a good 60 minutes.