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Bath Salt, Epsom Salt -

Epsom salt is a chemical compound made up of magnesium, sulfur and oxygen. It gets its name from the location it was first discovered; Epsom in Surrey, England. Although it has a similar make up of table salt, it is very different than the salt we use on our food.

You can find Epsom salt online and in most stores. It is usually found in the pharmacy or cosmetic section. It dissolves rather quickly in water releasing magnesium and sulfate ions that are very beneficial to us. When we soak in Epsom salt, our bodies absorb these much needed ions in a process called osmosis.

Now that we know what Epson salt is, let’s take a look at some of the benefits it has to offer. 

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