Epsom Salt - Detox, and Reduce Stress

Epson salt can improve skin, draw toxins and heavy metals from your body and reduce stress.

Epson salts are named for the mineral rich waters of Epson, England, where they were known at least as far back as Shakespeare’s day. When bathing, the magnesium sulfate (Epson salt) is absorbed through the skin and is an inexpensive and natural way to reduce stress, treat skin problems, and draw toxins from the body.

Epson salt has been a long time remedy natural remedy for a number of ailments. An Epson salt bath is known to relieve aching limbs, muscle strain and back pain. In addition, it has been known to heal cuts, reduce soreness from childbirth and relieves colds and congestion. Furthermore, Epson salt will flush toxins and heavy metals from the body.

Epson Salt is a natural stress reliever too. Stress drains the body of magnesium. An Epson salt bath absorbs magnesium into our body thus helping to relieve stress. The magnesium helps to produce adequate amounts of serotonin, a mood-elevating chemical within the brain that creates a feeling of calm and relaxation.

Epson salt has many uses, as an all body exfoliate to remove dead skin cells and promote circulation, as a foot soaking agent to smooth, relax and refreshes your feet and neutralize odors, and as a facial exfoliate.

Below are some easy skin care recipes using Epson salt. The cost is minimal yet very beneficial for your skin.

Just Like the Spa!

Massage a handful of Epsom Salt mixed with 1-tablespoon bath oil or olive oil and rub all over wet skin to cleanse exfoliate and soften the rough spots! Rinse well. Note recommended on freshly shaved legs.

Easy Facial Cleanser:

Mix Tsp of Epsom Salt into cleansing cream for a deep-pore cleansing. Massage on skin. Rinse with cool water. Pat dry.

Epsom Salt Detox Bath Recipe

1 Cup Epson salt
1 handful sea salt
2 Tablespoons bath oil

Pour the ingredients into the tub while the tub is filling.
Epson salt has wonderful properties and uses that are beneficial to the mind, body, and soul. In addition, the cost of a box of Epson salts is so minimal compared to all the fancy packaged skin care products, that you can indulge yourself as much as you like.

For those people that suffer from high blood pressure, heart problems, or diabetes, you should consult your doctor prior to using an Epson salt bath. Additionally, the information provided above is not intended to replace the care or advice of a physician if you suffer from skin disorders, severe stress or anxiety, or other health problems.

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By Carol Belanger
Published: 10/16/2007


Bath Salt Bars
Bath Salt Bars step 1Get It.  What are we gonna need for this one: Epson Salt -  Glycerin - Baking Soda - you can get almost anywhere.

All  about Bath Salts
For a basic batch of bath salts you will need one cup of Epson salts, one cup of baking soda, two tablespoons liquid glycerin, several food coloring, and essential oils. 

Basic Bath Salts

It is to make and to get started you need 3 parts Epson Salt 2 parts baking soda 1 part table salt Essential oil or fragrance oil, of your choice

Living a Simple Abundant Life
I make my own bath salts and you can too.

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