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Question by  worker201689 (12)

What is Epsom salt?

I have heard it is good to soak your feet in water with Epsom salt?


Answer by  ShanL (684)

It is a type of magnesium sulfate. Soaking in it softens the skin and may improve body functions like circulation. It is also good for stress relief and eliminating toxins.


Answer by  Gamerz (133)

Epsom salt is the common name for Magnesium Sulfate (or Sulphate), and is made up of Magnesium, Sulfur and Oxygen. Epsom salt is the main component of bath salts due to its ability to soothe muscle pain. Many people soak their feet in Epsom salt because it can help improve rough skin patches.


Answer by  will79 (98)

Epsom salts are also known as magnesium sulfate. They are derived from water. The chemical formula for Epsom salt is MgSO4-7H2O. When Foot is soaked in water with Epsom salt. It soothe aches,remove odors and softens rough skin. Add 1/2 cup of Epsom salt to a large pan of water. Soak feet as long as you feel comfortable. Rinse and dry.


Answer by  timmsa (577)

It is a compound that is used to treat swollen feet, and it can really improve your health. It is made with magnesium sulfate. This actually draws out toxins that are in your body.


Answer by  heather11409 (75)

Epsom salt can be used for numerous thing such as: bathtub salts,soaking aching muscles, rashes,bumps and using it to relax and unwind from the activities done throughout a normal day.

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