All-Natural Home Remedy

What is Epsom Salt?

Epsom salt is actually magnesium sulfate, a pure, time-tested mineral compound with dozens of uses. We’ve interviewed many people featured on this site — award-winning doctors, best-selling authors, gardening experts, researchers, a two-time Olympian and specialists who have worked with celebrities for beauty and fitness — all of whom describe the uses and benefits of Epsom salt.

Explore this site to learn everything about Epsom salt — from why it works to at-home recipes and remedies for how to use it for health, beauty, gardening and crafts. We think you’ll be amazed with this natural alternative that has been used therapeutically for hundreds of years, and you’ll see why it’s gaining a new generation of fans looking for a safe, inexpensive alternative in a sea of pricier, over-the-counter remedies.

Health

Health benefits from either soaking your feet or taking a bath in Epsom salt, include: soothing muscle aches, treating sunburn, and removing splinters.

Featured Article: Leading Posture Expert, Dr. Liza Egbogah, Gives Seven Tips for How to Avoid Injury While Wearing High Heels this Holiday Season

Rest Your Feet and Promote Recovery with Epsom Salt Soaks, Lower Heel Heights, and Good Posture... Read More.

Beauty

From facials and hair volumizers to pedicures and exfoliants, many celebrities – and their beauty teams – use Epsom salt to look their best.

Featured Article: 5 All-Natural, DIY Beauty Treatments for Dry, Winter Skin

5 All-Natural DIY Beauty Treatments for Dry Winter Skin

As temperatures drop, our skin takes a beating from harsh winds, low humidity, and forced heat in o... Read More.

Fitness & Wellness

Whether it’s muscle aches, stress or a lack of energy, top trainers and wellness gurus recommend soaking in Epsom salt to help you improve sleep, feel better.

Featured Article: De-Stress After Holiday Travel

Many Americans will travel for the holidays, and that often means traffic jams, airport delays and ... Read More.

Crafts

Epsom salt can be used for different crafts all year-round, including luminaries. And because Epsom salt looks like snow, it’s perfect for holiday decorations.

Featured Article: Three Super Simple Holiday Crafts with Epsom Salt

Have you ever noticed that Epsom salt looks a lot like snow? Well, you can use it to make your home... Read More.

Gardening

Tests show that Epsom salt helps produce more flowers and makes pepper plants grow larger. Experts say it can increase harvests, make fruit taste sweeter.

Featured Article: Expert Growers Recommend Epsom Salt for Gardening

Epsom salt – actually magnesium sulfate – helps seeds germinate, makes plants grow bushier, pro... Read More.

Expert Advice

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Featured Article: New Year's Resolution: Sleep Better, Feel Better by Boosting Your Body's Magnesium Levels

Wellness Guru Who Works with Fortune 100 Companies Suggests Soaking in Epsom Salt, Tweaking You... Read More.