Epsom Salt, 10 oz
- Bathwater aid for soothing and relaxation*
- Relief from occasional constipation*
- Natural body detoxifier*
Epsom salt is named after the saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England where it was discovered. Epsom salt is a naturally occurring mineral compound composed of magnesium and sulfate, hence it is also called magnesium sulfate.
Epsom salt has been well-documented through the years for its health and well-being benefits, and has been helpful in household chores and gardening task, too.*
As a dietary supplement
Magnesium plays an array of roles in the body. It helps to regulate enzymes that facilitate various functions in the body.*
While bones and teeth are heavily reliant on calcium to maintain structure and strength, calcium absorption is enhanced by magnesium. It also helps to regulate heart beat and supports normal blood pressure levels. And sulfates help to improve nutrient absorption.*
As a laxative
Magnesium sulfate increases the amount of water in the intestines, thereby encouraging elimination for occasional constipation relief. This product generally produces bowel movements within 30 minutes to 6 hours after use.*
Directions for use as saline laxative: Take up to 1 tablespoon, or as directed by a health professional, and make sure to drink one glass (8 fl. oz.) or more of water each time.
As a body detoxifier
Because the skin is a porous membrane, Epsom salt added to bathwater initiates the reverse osmosis process, which draws out toxins from the body. This includes the elimination of heavy metals from the body.*
For healing and relaxation
Epsom salt added to bathwater can be quite soothing to a tired body. Magnesium sulfate is readily absorbed through the skin. As a soaking agent it helps to calm the nervous system, reduces swelling, and relaxes muscles. It can also offer relief to minor sprains and bruises, and skin irritation from bug bites, sunburn or poisonous plants.*
Ask a doctor before use if you have heart trouble, high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease, a magnesium-restricted diet, abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other medication. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other medications, as this product may affect how other medications work.
Stop use and consult a doctor if you experience rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
If pregnant or breast feeding ask a healthcare professional before use of this product.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate heptahydrate USP)
Soaking aid for minor sprains and bruises and as a saline laxative for short-term relief.
Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How is this product different from magnesium sulfate capsules?
A: Epsom salt is also known by its chemical name magnesium sulfate. These loose salt crystals are the same raw material that we use in our magnesium sulfate capsules.
Q: Can I take Epsom salt internally?
A: Yes, you can ingest Epsom salt in a solution. However, the taste is unpleasant, which is why we also sell Epsom salt in capsules under the name Magnesium Sulfate.
*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. As with any dietary supplement, you should consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you are pregnant or nursing, if you have any medical condition, or if you are taking any medication before using this product. Always consult with a healthcare professional before giving supplements to children. Please read full disclaimer here.
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