Ever since bath salts have been introduced in the market, even our hectic days have become more relaxing. Simply using a handful of bath salts helps in rejuvenating our soul, mind and body. Bath salt is sea salt, which has important minerals in it that helps regaining strength in nerves and muscles. This salt is mixed in bath bombs to make it healthy for our body.
Epsom salt is one of the best bath salts that have wide benefits attached to it. It is used as a medicine and in agriculture. It contains magnesium, oxygen and sulfur. It got its name from the land in England named Epsom. This makes it clear that it did not get its name from any chemical compound. Soaking in water with Epsom salt for at least fifteen minutes will give you relaxing results.
Due to its special mineral contents, it is good to treat muscle pain, sore muscles, joint pain etc. It enters your pores and relaxes your nerves and veins leaving behind a pleasant effect. Once in everyday if you follow this task, it will help you make your skin healthy and fight back any pain or illness.
Let’s discuss briefly some of its benefits –
- Apart from relieving pain in muscles and joints, it helps the body absorb calcium, which is main ingredient in salt. Calcium makes your bones strong and avoids any kind of bone related issue.
- It improves blood circulation, which means less chances of heart related issues.
- Magnesium and sulfate help in improving the capability of body to produce insulin. This helps in reducing the possibility of diabetes.
- If you drink a cup of lukewarm water with one spoon of Epsom mixed in it, then it helps in cleaning your bowels and reducing constipation.
- Magnesium sulfate helps in removing splinter from wounds when you soak that part if Epsom water. It also helps in removing any kind of fungal infection.
- Sometimes, scrubbing Epsom on moist body helps in removing dead skin, which leaves your skin look soft and healthy.
- Epsom helps in removing dead cells from skin if used with a cleanser. It also helps in removing blackheads if massaged on the area with iodine.
- You can also use it to clean utensils, tiles and grouts. If it is mixed with oil and used daily while washing hands it keeps it soft and tidy.
- There are many plants that grow with the help of magnesium, even plants used in aquariums survive on magnesium therefore, when you use only Epsom to grow plants, they produce chlorophyll, which helps them further in growth.
There are endless benefits of Epsom in our daily life. Check online or your nearest store to buy a bottle of this salt.