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Where do you get Epsom salt from?
Last Updated: 6th April, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, where does Epsom salt come from?
Epsom salt takes its name from a bitter saline spring in Epsom in Surrey, England, where the salt was produced from the springs that arise where the porous chalk of the North Downs meets non-porous London clay. The monohydrate, MgSO. H2O is found as the mineral kieserite.
Beside above, how is Epsom salt made? In water, it breaks down into magnesium and sulfate. The theory is that when you soak in an Epsom salt bath, these get into your body through your skin. That hasn't been proven, but just soaking in warm water can help relax muscles and loosen stiff joints.
People also ask, can soaking in Epsom salts be dangerous?
Epsom salt is for external use only. The truth is that drinking Epsom salt causes some people to experience serious side effects such as severe diarrhea. Sudden and dramatic changes in bowel behavior can be very dangerous and cause dehydration and discomfort.
What does Epsom salt do for feet?
Epsom salt for feet. Epsom salt is a magnesium sulfate compound, unlike sodium table salt. Epsom salt has been used for hundreds of years as a healing agent and pain reliever. Today, it's most often added to hot baths and foot soaks to reduce stress.