Therapeutic benefits of Epsom salt

Introducing this must-have, which makes grandmothers feel good. 😄

What is Epsom salt?

Epsom salt is also called :

  • Magnesium sulphate.
  • English salt.
  • Bath salt.
  • Bitter salts.

In 1618, an English farmer living in Epsom discovered a water hole in which his cows refused to drink. He received the intuition that it was medicinal water. The inhabitants began to dip their wounds and aching limbs in it, with success. Epsom became famous for its thermal spring enriched with magnesium sulfate.

Eau thermale

The salt is a white crystalline powder that is soluble in water.

This mineral is made up of 3 essential trace elements:

  • Magnesium.
  • Sulfur.
  • Oxygen.

Epsom salt crystals are extracted from underground deposits, before being purified and recrystallized.


English salt is popular in health care facilities, such as spas.

How to use it?

  • In bath waters.
  • In skin care.
  • In creams and balms.
  • In oral form, diluted in a glass of water.

What are the therapeutic properties of magnesium sulfate?

Bitter salt is known for its properties:

  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Laxative.
  • Exfoliating.
  • Relaxing.
  • Softening.
  • Sanitizing.
  • Anti-fungal.

It can help the many people with magnesium deficiency (90% of the western population).

Chèvres montagne

For which diseases?

This natural remedy has shown interesting results in cases of :

  • Fatigue.
  • Joint pain, rheumatism.
  • Back pain.
  • Stress.
  • Constipation.
  • Anemia.
  • Restless legs syndrome.
  • Fungus.
  • Cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Asthma.
  • Type 2 diabetes.
  • Riedel’s thyroiditis.
  • Sleep disorders.
  • Cervical lesions.

However, magnesium sulphate is only a supplement to help the body during self-healing.

To trigger self-healing, the emotional causes should first be understood and released.

For animals

Animals can also be deficient in magnesium, especially dogs and cattle.

Leaving a little powder on the ground from time to time helps them to replenish their supply.

Animals intuitively know what they need.

For plants

Many plants love Epsom salts.

A little powder is spread on the ground at the foot of the plant.

To find out which plant needs it and how much, the felt sense can be used.

Rivière coucher soleil


What are the benefits of Epsom salt?

There are many therapeutic benefits for humans, animals and plants.

The main interest of bitter salt is its high content of bioavailable magnesium.

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