“Chocolate is the only aromatherapy I need." - Jasmine Heiler
Chocolate is nature’s way of making up for Mondays. Chocolate is great for a bath. Add it to your next bath to release the aroma of chocolate and to take advantage of chocolate’s soothing and relaxing benefits. Researchers have found that chocolate is a powerful element to with slimming, detoxifying and firming properties. Chocolate therapy improves mood with the production of endorphins, hormones that generate feelings of well-being, and acts on the nervous system as an anti-anxiety/anti-depressant. Here is the recipe for chocolate bath:
Chop the chocolate into small pieces. Smaller is better.
Add this to the heated soy milk. Stir well until the chocolate is completely melted.
Do not let it boil! Allow the mixture to cool down. Draw your bath water.
Add the cup of unscented bubble bath directly to the bath.
Pour the chocolate mixture into the bath under the running water. Blend the chocolate solution and bath water together.
Stir your hand around in the bath to mix the water and chocolate mix together.
Get ready to get in. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
Chocolate therapy is a delicious treatment involving a relaxing massage, for body and face, and is suitable for virtually all skin types – it is certainly a luxury available to all.
But be careful of few things:
Naturally, do not use this recipe if you are allergic to chocolate or soy.
Keep alert during a bath. Never doze off.
Resist the urge to drink your bath. The water is dirty and unfit for consumption.
Be sure to shower after the chocolate bath.
The use of sugar or sweetened chocolate can lead to yeast infections in women, yeast eats sugar, some soy milk has a lot of sugar in it. Consult with your doctor.
Do not get chocolate in eyes.
Do not move around in the bath too much. Water could escape from the bath and cause an unwanted slippery chocolate-floor.