We all know that Epsom salt is one of most used ingredients. It is full of beneficial effects and has been used for decades. Today we will present you 10 common health issues that can be cured by using Epsom salt.
This powerful salt is consisted of magnesium sulfate and it can be used for numerous health issues such as cleaning, crafts, fitness, beauty products etc.
Epsom salt can also make your garden produce more foods and flowers. Here are the amazing uses of Epsom Salt:
1.Magnesium Foot Scrub – you can simply make a homemade magnesium scrub for super soft skin by mixing lemon castle soap, olive oil and Epsom salt. Rub it thoroughly on our feet.
2.Face Wash – make a mixture between cleansing cream and 1/2 tsp of Epsom salt for deep pore cleansing. Apply, massage it on the skin and rinse with cool water.
3.Reducing Stress – combine water and two cups of Epsom salt in your bathtub. If you want a refreshing scent, add a few drops of eucalyptus. Soak for 10 min, 3 times per week.
4.Gardening – many studies have shown that sulfur and magnesium – the major components of Epsom salt, make your plants greener with more blooms.
5.Hair Care – clean your scalp and remove the toxins from the hair by adding Epsom salt to your hair conditioner and applying to the scalp. let it act for 20 min and then wash it off.
6.Acne Treatment – when it comes to treating acne, this salt is amazing. it cleanses the pores and exfoliates the skin. Due to its powerful antimicrobial properties, it fights off acne bacteria.
7.Crafts – this salt is also used for crafts. They can be actually used in snowballs, holiday jars, fall decor and greeting cards.
8.Against Cough and Flu – this is an excellent weapon against these issues. Soak some salt into your bath and the stay there for 20 min. The symptoms will be soothed by the minerals.
9.Remove Foot Odor – soak your feet in mixture between some water and a half cup of Epsom salt for 10 min.
10.Musle Pain – you should also add 2 cups of Epsom salt into your bath and soak in the water for 10 min. The pain will disappear in a few minutes.
Benefits of Magnesium
- Decreases the risk of diabetes
- Gives you good night’s sleep
- Improves bone integrity
- Detoxifies the body
- Relaxes stress and tension
- Lessens bruise inflammation
- Soothes sprain pain
- Relaxes sore muscles
- Relieves joint pain
- Prevents blood clot from forming
- Prevents hardening of the muscles
- Against skin inflammation
- Treats mild sunburn
You only have to take bath 2-3 times per week (with Epsom salt) in order to get the above listed beneficial effects.
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