What is Epsom salt

The first Epsom salts from mineral springs the EPSON received a botanist Nehemiah Grew. At its core is magnesium sulfate.

In the production process, the carbon component of magnesium carbonate is replaced by sulfide, resulting in a magnesium sulfate. However, magnesium is actively reacts with carbon and magnesium sulfate displaces the hydrogen sulfide component, re-uniting with carbon.

The thirst of magnesium to carbon and is the main secret of the healing properties of Epsom salts. Magnesium absorbs carbon that is part of the toxins, making harmful wastes soluble and facilitating and speeding up their removal from the body.

The use of Epsom salts

Often Epsom salts used for preparation of medicinal baths. Such baths relieve fatigue, calm the nervous system, relieve muscle tension, reduce arthritis pain, eliminate toxins and exfoliate well the skin.

Prepare a therapeutic bath in the following way: in the bath filled with added 0.5-1 kg of Epsom salts. Then the water should be well mixed to completely dissolve the salt. This bath is best taken at bedtime for 15-20 minutes. Before taking a bath with Epsom salts is recommended to drink a glass of water.

Also baths with Epsom salts is a good way to lose weight. Salt removes from the body toxins, thereby purifying it. However, keep in mind that the toxins excreted a large amount of fluid, so don't forget to drink enough water (1.5 to 2 litres of clean water per day).

Also for therapeutic baths you can prepare a special mixture based on Epsom salt. In a glass bowl pour the salt, add various herbs (lavender, mint, chamomile) or essential oil (to 1 Cup of salt 7-10 drops of oil). The resulting mixture was mixed thoroughly and as needed pour in a bag of natural fabrics (linen, cotton). For the preparation of medicinal baths so the bag needs to hang on the faucet so that the water flows through it.

Very useful wraps belly with Epsom salts. This procedure reduces fat deposits and makes the skin smooth and elastic. To wrap you need to prepare the following mixture: ¼ Cup water add 1 tablespoon of salt and 7-10 drops of peppermint or menthol oil. To moisten in the resulting solution a cotton cloth, gently squeeze and wrap around the belly. Top wrap the bandage wrap (food or the special ones for wraps) and hold for 15-20 minutes. Duration of treatment is 7-10 days.

In addition to medicinal baths in Epsom salts used in medicine, in agriculture (as fertilizer), in the food industry, in particular in conservation. To buy Epsom salt in pharmacies or in specialized stores.