Active Healing Centre

Epsom Salts Bath

Benefits and Uses

Epsom salts baths are recommended by massage therapists within 24-hours after a massage, but they don’t specify how it can help and what it can do.

Here is a short list of the benefits and uses of this salt:

  • eases stress and relaxes the body
  • relieves pain and muscle cramps
  • curing skin problems
  • soothing back pain and aching limbs
  • easing muscle sprains and strain
  • healing cuts
  • treating cold and congestion
  • relieves constipation
  • drawing toxins from the body

Epsom salts can be used in health care:

  • athlete’s foot
  • removing splinters
  • ease discomfort of gout

Epsom salts can be used in beauty care:

  • exfoliate dead skin
  • exfoliating facial cleanser
  • remove hair spray

Epsom salts can be used in gardening:

  • fertilize household plants
  • insecticide spray
  • keeping your lawn green

To experience the numerous health benefits of Epsom salt, take relaxing, stress-relieving Epsom salt baths three times weekly by adding 2 cups Epsom Salts to a warm bath and soaking for at least 12 minutes.

For the added benefit of moisturizing your skin, add 1/2 cup olive oil or baby oil.

Try to rest for about two hours afterwards and drink plenty of fluids.