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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: Doctors: Treat Colds/Flu With Epsom Salt

With cold and flu season underway, doctors say you should try soaking in Epsom salt before you reac... 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: DIY Conversation Heart Manicure Bombs

Valentine's Day Bath Bombs

If you’re a fan of bath bombs, you’re going to love this new beauty trend: manicure bombs! T... 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: Six Health and Wellness Tips from a Two-time Olympian

It can be difficult to make changes that improve your health, your diet and your fitness, but two-t... 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: Homemade Valentine's Day Cards

DIY Valentine's Day card

With Valentine’s Day approaching, here's a thoughtful gift from kids. 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

As spring draws near, some of the country’s top gardeners recommend using Epsom salt as an inexpe... Read More.

Expert Advice

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

Considering New Year's resolutions to improve your health? A wellness guru who works with Fortune 1... Read More.