Forgotten properties of Epsom salts

Magical effects of Epson saltEpsom salts is actually magnesium sulfate. Its name comes from the town of Epsom, where there are mineral springs, from which for the first time this substance has been extracted. Learn more details about the features of Epsom salts:

  • Bath salts. Bath with Epsom salts delivers two important minerals. First, magnesium relaxes muscles and nervous system, it also removes fatigue. It also regulates the operation of over 325 enzymes in the body and protects against cardiovascular disease. Second, sulfur cures skin inflammation, diseases of the musculoskeletal system, draws toxins from the body, regulates the production of insulin, restores muscle and brain tissue. Interestingly, however, that both minerals are hardly absorbed with food, but they are quickly and easily absorbed by the skin. Therefore bath with Epsom salts reflects beautifully on the body and spirit. Use it to treat or to relieve stress and pain (or cramps) in the legs after a busy day, when you performed deep office cleaning.
  • Hair care and skin care. Sulfur is a component of collagen in the skin and of keratin in hair and nails. Therefore systemic deficiency of this element leads to premature aging, the occurrence of inflammation and acne, dull and lifeless hair, exfoliated nails. Epsom salts used to clean the skin, in addition to our usual cosmetics or mask is an effective remedy for these problems. It reflects well on both oily hair and skin. Used directly for massage of the skin, Epsom salts is a wonderful exfoliant that removes dead skin and cleans pores in depth.
  • Tonic for houseplants. Epsom salts is excellent and completely ecological fertilizer for home flowers and spices. It stimulates seed germination, development, flowering and is first aid for yellowing of leaves, as increased production of chlorophyll. It can be combined with chemical fertilizers containing nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium, it even enhances their effect. Leave some Epsom salts for your domestic cleaners to take care for your houseplants.

So, what do you think? Would you use Epsom salts more often?