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WORLDWIDE DELIVERY - AUTHORISED DISTRIBUTOR OF CELTIC SALT
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WHAT ARE EPSOM SALTS?   WHY BATH IN EPSOM SALTS?

WHAT ARE EPSOM SALTS? WHY BATH IN EPSOM SALTS?

WHAT ARE EPSOM SALTS?   WHY BATH IN EPSOM SALTS?

 

The chemical name for pure Epsom Salts is Magnesium Sulphate and is a chemical compound made up of magnesium, sulphur, and oxygen.

In 1618, in the Epsom region of England, during a drought, a local cow herder named Henry Wicker bent down to drink from a pool of water in Epsom Common. He found the water acidic and bitter. As the water evaporated, Wicker noticed white residue left behind and realized after drinking the water that it had a laxative effect. Epsom’s salts became a sought-after cure for constipation for hundreds of years following this happenstance discovery.

In 1755, a British chemist and physicist named Joseph Black conducted experiments on the chemical properties of magnesium sulphate.

 

He proposed that magnesium be classified as an element.

Magnesium is essential for every life form on the planet. In the human body, it’s necessary for muscle and nerve function and maintaining a healthy immune system. It’s also needed to maintain a regular heartbeat, sufficient blood glucose, and strong bones.

When Epsom salts are dissolved in water, it releases magnesium and sulphate ions, these particles can be absorbed through your skin, providing you with magnesium and sulphates — which serve important bodily functions.

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, the first being calcium. It is involved in more than 325 biochemical reactions that benefit your heart and nervous system.

 

Other Benefits of EPSOM SALTS include:

  • Promotes restful sleep
  • Eases tension, anxiety and stress
  • Helps with digestion and constipation.
  • Exercise performance and recovery.
  • Reduced pain and swelling.
  • General alkalinity
  • Improved immunity
  • Increased circulation, lymph drainage and cell renewal
  • Energy boosting

 

Add 3-5 drops of your favourite Essential Oil to your Epsom Salts for an intense therapeutic bath soak

 

BODY. MIND. SOUL . WELLNESS

 

A useful tip: be sure to purchase ORGANIC or PHARMACEUTICAL GRADE Epsom Salts. Dye free and Aluminium free.

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