What You Need To Know About Epsom Salt

By Carolina Cuartas - September 3, 2019

Epsom Salt is one of many naturally occurring mineral salts, a compound of magnesium and sulfate. It was named for a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England.

Put 300 grams of Epsom salt into a bathtub filled with hot water. In just 15 minutes, you will start to experience the mental and physical benefits of Epsom salt.

Here are some of the benefits:

The Mind: Epsom salt helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression by reducing cortisol (stress horome). Inaddition, it may increase serotonin production in the brain.

The Body: Epsom salt helps relax muscles and relieve pain in the shoulders, neck, back and skull. It can also be used to stop a headache or migrane.  

Inflammation: It also may help reduce inflammation in internal organs. This may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve digestion/bowel movement.  In addition, it can be used to help chronic fatigue syndrome and cold intolerance.

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