Remember when our grandmother added a teaspoon of Epsom salt in all recipes they had? Recent discovery by scientists reveals why – this simple everyday ingredient has miraculous medicinal properties.
Made out of a pure mineral compound – magnesium sulfate, here are the ten health benefits associated with it.
· Helps palliate joint pain
· Detoxifies body
· Prevents blood clots
· Prevents hardening of arteries
· Reduces stress and tension
· Lowers risk of diabetes
· Helps enjoy better sleep
· Strengthens bones
· Soothes sore muscles
· Reduces inflammation
Besides having these palliating properties, Epsom salt helps you cure these 9 health problems almost instantly!
Persistent cough and flu are very commonplace in the winter months but cure them with an Epsom salt bath for 20 minutes!
If you’re suffering from muscle pain, enjoy a bath after adding two cups of Epsom salt to the bathtub.
Stress can be crippling at times. Use two cups of Epsom salt with eucalyptus oil and enjoy a bath after soaking it for ten minutes three times a week.
Epsom salt helps with constipation owing to its laxative property. Drink a glass of water with a teaspoon of the salt.
Acne can refuse to leave at times. Use Epsom salt to help clean your pores and exfoliate your skin!
To remove a splinter, apply a cotton cloth that has been soaked in a solution of two teaspoons of Epsom salt and water or add a single teaspoon to hot water and allow it to cool down before applying directly.
7.Good for your feet
Relieve or eliminate pain besides softening rough skin by soaking your feet in a solution of warm water, Epsom salt, olive oil and lemon castle soap.
8.Say goodbye to sunburn
Do away with the redness or itchiness of sunburn with an Epsom salt bath.
9.Reduce skin inflammation
Apply a glass of water with a teaspoon of Epsom salt to the affected area.