By Carolina Cuartas - September 3, 2019
Epsom Salt is one of many naturally occurring mineral salts, a compound of magnesium and sulfate. It was named for a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England.
Put 300 grams of Epsom salt into a bathtub filled with hot water. In just 15 minutes, you will start to experience the mental and physical benefits of Epsom salt.
Here are some of the benefits:
The Mind: Epsom salt helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression by reducing cortisol (stress horome). Inaddition, it may increase serotonin production in the brain.
The Body: Epsom salt helps relax muscles and relieve pain in the shoulders, neck, back and skull. It can also be used to stop a headache or migrane.
Inflammation: It also may help reduce inflammation in internal organs. This may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve digestion/bowel movement. In addition, it can be used to help chronic fatigue syndrome and cold intolerance.