Ingredient Insight ... Epsom Salt

Found in rock-like formations, Epsom Salt is a naturally occurring mineral salt that is composed of magnesium and sulphate. It gets its name from the town of Epsom in England, where it was supposedly discovered about 400 years ago. 

Benefits of Epsom Salts in the Bath

The primary method of using Epsom salt is by dissolving it in warm water and taking a bath. When Epsom Salt is added to warm water, it dissolves the magnesium and sulphate, allowing them to be absorbed into the body through the skin. This process is believed to provide various benefits, as claimed by centuries of user testimonials.

  • Relieve Stress and Promote Relaxation 

The warm water combined with the dissolved Epsom Salt creates a soothing environment that can help calm the mind and body. Many people find that taking an Epsom Salt bath before bed can improve the quality of their sleep.

  • Alleviate Muscle Soreness

Epsom Salt is often used to alleviate muscle soreness and promote muscle recovery. The magnesium in Epsom salt is thought to help relax muscles and reduce inflammation, making it a popular choice among athletes and individuals with physically demanding lifestyles.

We use Epsom Salts alongside Dead Sea Salt and Himalayan Pink Salt in our range of Mineral-Rich Bath Salts ... click here to buy.

Other Uses for Epsom Salt 

1. Foot soak: Soaking your feet in warm water with Epsom salt can help relieve foot pain, reduce swelling, and soften calluses.

2. Exfoliation: Epsom salt can be mixed with oil or a gentle cleanser to create an exfoliating scrub for the skin. It helps remove dead skin cells and leaves the skin feeling smooth and refreshed.


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