Spiritual Bath to Refresh your Head and Thoughts
There are times when your toughs are not clear and you feel overwhelmed with problems.
The first step is to cool your head, in Santeria we call it refresh your head, (Eleda). Using common and easy to find ingredients anyone can prepare this simple bath ritual which can be extremely helpful to release pressure and help you see things more clearly.
This bath can be done as often as needed, before and after spiritual sections or readings will help spirits manifest more clearly. When it comes to bath for the head, they should be taken at night, when the person is ready to go to sleep and rest. It helps the spirits work closer and regenerate the energies. Taking a bath before you go out to a party or even to work, may not bring the same results.
The ingredients for this bath are:
1) Rain Water
2) Coconut Water
3) Rice Water (Leave the rice in water for few hours and use the water)
4) Milk (just add a small amount)
5) One Egg White (Only the white part)
6) One White Candle
Mix all the ingredients together and wash your head with this mixture. It can be done as often as you want. Before you pour it over your head, you will use your hands and refresh with this water the back of your neck and face. You can take it in the tub or pour it over your head and body in the shower. After you complete the bath, if possible do not rinse, just leave it over your body and let it dry.
Light the white candle to your head spirits and place it in a safe place. Try to rest for the rest of the night and the next morning you will feel renewed and refreshed.
In cases of anxiety and depression, taking this bath for at least 4 or 8 consecutive days can be extremely helpful.