Epsom Salts, also known as magnesium sulphate, and is known for relieving stress, flushing out toxins, helping ease migraines, and other such benefits. This product can also be used for treating aching muscles, sports injuries, foot baths, and relieving sore muscles or just relaxing.
There are numerous benefits to using Epsom salts including stress relief, flushing out toxins, and an improvement in circulation. This is because stress drains magnesium out of the body, thus using Epsom salts can restore these levels. Epsom salts also help to reduce irregular heartbeats thus lowering blood pressure.
Uses / Instructions
1. Oral. As a dilute solution.
2. Cutaneous. As a concentrated solution or paste.
Recommended doses and dosage schedules
|Adults and children over 12 years:
||5-15g (1 – 3 teaspoons) to be taken as required in 250 ml of water, which may be flavoured with citrus juices.
||To be used with caution, not exceeding the adult dose.
|As a wet dressing suitable for all ages:
||Dissolve one tablespoonful in a small cupful of warm water and apply with lint or cotton wool as required.
Possible side effects include:
- Upset stomach
- Watery Diarrhoea
- Blocked Bowel
Prolonged use is not recommended and may cause an increase of magnesium in the blood and leading to other side effects.