Epsom salt is not an actual salt that we all know. The mineral mixture is a combination of magnesium and sulfate. This popular salt is touted for its health benefits and many other uses in cleaning and gardening.
Epsom salts can be used in several ways for health, beauty and cleaning, and in the article bellow you can see only a few of health and beauty hacks you can do with the mineral.
1.Clean your hair
If your hair is particularly greasy, you can remove the excess oil by adding some Epsom salts to your shampoo and washing your hair as usual.
2.Improves hair volume
Mix equal parts of hair conditioner and Epsom salts, then heat the mixture in a pan and rub it on your hair.After 20 minutes rinse your hair with warm water. This will get rid of frizz and add more volume to your hair.
During winter, our feet always become dry, cracked and they look really awyl. But, thanks to a mixture of Epsom salts, olive oil, castile soap and essential oils you can solve your problem quickly and easy! Just scrub your feet with the mixture once or twice a week and you will be surpresed by the results!
4. Exfoliate your face
Mix some Epsom salts with liquid soap or face cream, then rub the mixture on your skin and after that rinse with water. This will remove all dead skin cells and moisturize your skin.
5.Deflakes the lips
Mix a bit of Epsom salt with petroleum jelly and massage it into your lips to remove dead skin.
If you have a aching headache after a tough day at work, soak in an Epsom salt bath. This will relieve your tense muscles and ease your headache.
7.Relieves digestive problems
Epsom salts dissolved in a glass of water can help you relieve constipation due to the high magnesium content.
Did you drink too much red wine last night? Don`t worry, just mix a teaspoon of Epsom salts in a glass of water and drink the solution to eliminate the all toxins from your body. Drink water throughout the day to stay finely hydrated.
Instead of putting raw meat on your bruises, try applying a mixture of two tablespoons of Epsom salts with a little water on the area. It will solve your problem almost immediately!
10.Get more sleep
Soak in an Epsom salt bath for 20 minutes before going to bed to relax your body and get proper rest.
11.Eases muscle pain
Enjoy a nice Epsom salt bath after a hard day’s work to relieve the tension in your muscles and relax your body.
Applying Epsom salts over a splinter can help you pull it out without a problem.
If you want to accelerate the growth of the produce just add a tablespoon of Epsom salts to your garden soil.
14.Cleans the bathroom
Mix one part of Epsom salt with one part of liquid soap and scrub your bathroom to clean it spotless.
15.Water your houseplants
Mix a few tablespoons of Epsom salt with water and feed your plants as usual.
Sprinkle some Epsom salts around your patio to keep slugs away when it rains.
17.Boosts your roses
Add a tablespoon of Epsom salts to your garden soil to boost the growth of roses.
18.Clean the washer
Fill your washing machine with hot water, then add Epsom salts and run a regular cycle wash to get rid of the plaque inside the machine.
19.Protect your plants
Sprinkle some Epsom salt in your grass and garden to keep bugs at bay.
20.Green up your grass
Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salts in a gallon of water and spray the solution on your grass to keep it green.