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Why Dead Sea Salt Reigns Supreme for Postpartum

No one talks about the marathon of healing from delivery. In the whirlwind of postpartum recovery, many women turn to postpartum bath soak as a go-to remedy for soothing sore bottoms.

Traditionally, Epsom salt has been used. However, recent research suggests that Dead Sea salt might just be the unsung hero when it comes to healing those tender tissues and promoting overall well-being. 

Unveiling the Healing Powers of Dead Sea Salt

While Epsom salt has long been hailed as a remedy for muscle soreness and relaxation, Dead Sea salt is emerging as a powerhouse in the realm of postpartum healing. 

What sets Dead Sea salt apart is its rich mineral content, particularly its naturally-occurring magnesium chloride, which plays a vital role in tissue repair and regeneration. Research shows that magnesium chloride promotes healing in damaged tissue better than sea salt alone or Epsom salt. 

As new moms navigate the challenges of postpartum recovery, harnessing the healing power of Dead Sea salt may offer a natural and effective solution for promoting healing and comfort in those days following vaginal delivery. 

Why is Dead Sea Salt Superior? 

Dead Sea salt boasts an impressive array of minerals, including natural magnesium chloride, potassium, and calcium, which are renowned for their therapeutic properties.

Easily dissolved in warm water, Dead Sea salt may help to soothe inflammation, promote circulation, and accelerate the healing process. No wonder most practitioners are suggesting it as an invaluable ally for vaginal delivery recovery!

Pitfalls of Epsom Salt Postpartum: Proceed with Caution

While Epsom salt traditionally has been recommended for postpartum healing of tears, stitches, and abrasions, it’s best for superficial scrapes and may not be not appropriate for wounds suffered during delivery. The lack of dissolvability is another downside to Epsom salt, and it may be irritating to those with sensitive skin.

Some women report experiencing a burning sensation or irritation when using Epsom salt baths, particularly if the salt is of low quality or contains additives. Additionally, the magnesium sulfate found in Epsom salt may not offer the same level of tissue repair and regeneration as magnesium chloride, making it less effective for postpartum healing. 

Magnesium Chloride for Tissue Repair: A Natural Solution

Magnesium chloride, found naturally in Dead Sea salt, has been shown to support tissue repair and regeneration, making it an ideal choice for a gentle postpartum recovery. 

This essential mineral helps to strengthen cell membranes, improve circulation, and reduce inflammation, promoting optimal healing and comfort. By incorporating magnesium chloride-rich Dead Sea salt into your postpartum routine, you can nourish your body from the inside out and support its natural healing processes.

CaboCreme's Postpartum Sitz + Bath Salts

We carefully selected nourishing botanicals like cabbage extract, calendula, arnica, vitamin E, and lavender in our postpartum bath soak. They were chosen for their unique abilities to promote healing and reduce inflammation, making them ideal for postpartum care.

CaboCreme's Postpartum Sitz + Bath Salts stand out as the only salt soak on the market enriched with these additional healing botanicals. This luxurious and effective solution aids in recovery and comfort after episiotomy, vaginal delivery, and hemorrhoids.

With the added benefit of cabbage extract for its anti-inflammatory properties, this indulgent blend is the perfect gift for any new mom looking to relieve the discomfort of delivery.

You’ve got this, mama. Give yourself the gift of natural healing and reclaim your life as you embark on the journey of motherhood.