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What is epsom salt for?


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Epsom salt was named for a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England. It is one of many naturally occurring mineral salts, a compound of magnesium and sulfate. Epsom salt is good for the mind. Epsom salt helps stabilize mood and relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

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Epsom salt, also known as bath salt, has three main uses; bath, beauty, and as a laxative. When dissolved in water, it releases magnesium and sulfate ions. Studies seem to indicate that the best way to take advantage of Epsom is to consume with water; bath and beauty claims appear to be unfounded.

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