Amazing uses for epsom salt (part II)

Well, you already know b now epsom salt has amazing properties and great uses.

Here are a few more:

Quick bruise treatment

Use a warm compress with Epsom salt to fade the appearance of bruises. They won’t vanish like magic, but they won’t be as large, or as painful. Use a solution of 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt per cup of water for best effect.

Soften dry and cracked feet

Soak your feet in hot water with Epsom salts (about 1/2 cup per gallon of water) for 20-30 minutes. Then scrub with a loofah or pumice stone to remove dry skin and reveal soft feet.

Soothe itchy and sunburned skin

Dissolve Epsom salt in water to make a cool compress or spritzer for irritated skin. You can keep a bottle of Epsom salt and water solution around the house for bug bites, sunburn, and other irritations, so you’ll always be ready.

Splinter remedy

After you’ve managed to remove a minor splinter, relieve the swelling and irritation with an Epsom salt compress. Mix 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt with a cup of cold water. Then soak a cotton washcloth in the solution, and apply to the affected area.

Better sleep

Epsom salts relaxes the body and helps you sleep better. Take hot baths with Epsom salts in the evening, an hour before sleep. It helps increase the level of magnesium in the body.

Exfoliate dead skin
In the shower or bath, mix a handful of Epsom salt with a tablespoon of bath or olive oil and rub all over your wet skin to exfoliate and soften. Then rinse thoroughly.

Epsom salt scrub is easy to make and great

Remove feet odor

Keep your feet in warm water with Epsom salts to get rid of odor, pain or heavy legs feeling. Do it for 15-20 minutes as it improves blood circulation, reduce inflammation and soften skin.

Smooth rough skin

You don’t need to shell out for an expensive body scrub when you can create your own budget version at home: Mix 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt with your favorite body wash. Gently massage the mixture over any rough patches, such as elbows, knees, and feet, for smoother skin.

Ease sore muscles

Had a tough day? Add one cup of Epsom salts to your bath and all your worries will melt away. While relaxing, the Epsom salts restore the magnesium and sulfate in your system, which helps soothe sore muscles, soften skin, and calm the body.

Common cold remedy

Did you know that Epsom salt baths can speed healing by detoxifying your body and increasing your white blood cell count? Try an Epsom salt bath the next time you feel those first symptoms of a cold.

Surely you’ll be in great shape with epsom salt at your disposal!!

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