Uses and benefits of Epsom salt

Epsom salt has a range of uses and benefits – whether you’re a supermodel, a top athlete, a gardener or someone who wants to de-stress and improve your health.

There are many different at-home remedies and natural recipes that call for using Epsom salt to treat cold and flu symptoms, soothe sore muscles that ache or create a DIY spa.

Epsom salt also helps plants grow greener with higher yields and more bloom and can be used for anti-itch remedies for sunburn relief, poison ivy, poison oak and mosquito bites.

You can also make bath salts or a range of crafts, such as holiday decorations and luminaries.

The fact that Epsom salt is actually magnesium sulfate also has many health benefits, according to doctors and researchers, because when you soak in Epsom salt, the magnesium sulfate is absorbed through your skin.

Take a look at some of these recipes for different uses and benefits of Epsom salt.