Originally Posted by rattleNsmoke
Hey, Native Americans bathed in lakes and streams for thousands of years and it worked for them. Only when the Europeans came to this land did they carry their diseases that the natives did not have an immunity to that wiped out entire villages. Bath away!
This was also before the industrial revolution, and the chemical processes for everything now.
Between all the pollutants/chemicals in the air, rain,......... discharges from factories and sewers.....runoffs from fields/pastures loaded with chemical fertilizers.........it's not the same water our predecessors used.
Getting back on topic though, I say to the OP...if it works for you, go for it.
I also when reading the topic title, started thinking this was going to be a story similar to Robin Williams in the movie "RV". LOL