A relaxing bath is a great form of self-care. It also has an array of MANY other amazing health benefits, such as reducing muscle tension, improving blood circulation, boosting the immune system, removing toxins from the body, and promoting a great night's sleep. Ritual baths are also a viable addition in the treatment of depression and stress reduction.
With a ritual bath, you use this water to anoint your body. In countries like India, the Hindus take ritual baths in "sacred holy water" by taking a dip in the River Ganges. Ritual baths are often used in these ways to ward off negativity and promote positivity.
To honor the turn of our Seasonal Wheel toward Imbolc and Goddess Brigit, she who is mistress of the forge, triple Goddess, and keeper of the flame of transformation, here are five ways to celebrate this auspicious time of year!