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Magnesium Sulphate (Epsom Salts)

Magnesium Sulphate (Epsom Salts)

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Commonly known as "epsom salt", it is traditionally used as a beauty product. Athletes use it to soothe sore muscles, while gardeners use it to improve crops. It has a variety of other uses covering several industries.

An Epsom salt bath is known to ease pain and relieve inflammation, making it beneficial in the treatment of sore muscles, bronchial asthma, and migraine headaches. In addition, it has been known to heal cuts and reduce soreness from childbirth.

In the case of skin conditions, it is advisable to cj=heck with your health practitioner before soaking in Epsom salt.

Epsom salt is known to:

  • Soothe the skin - Epsom salt bathwater can soften rough, dry skin, and exfoliate dead skin cells. It may also soothe skin affected by skin conditions, including eczema and psoriasis.
  • Reduce soreness and pain -  An Epsom salt bath may provide pain relief and reduce swelling in people living with certain types of inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, and psoriatic arthritis.

  • Reduce stress - Healthy magnesium levels can boost brain neurotransmitters that are responsible for inducing sleep and reducing stress. Magnesium may also promote melatonin, a sleep-inducing hormone.

  • Promote foot health - Epsom salt may help treat athlete’s foot and ingrown toenail infections. A person can bathe in a tub with Epsom salt water or soak feet in warm water and Epsom salt to help feet heal faster and relieve itching. Soaking the feet in Epsom salts may also help reduce foot odor.

  • Draw out splinters - Splinters can be difficult to remove without pushing them further into the skin. Soaking in an Epsom salt bath for a few minutes can reduce inflammation in the affected area, soften the splinter, and make it easier to remove.

Synonyms: Bath salt, Bitter salt, English salt, Epsom salt, MAG

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