Thyroid symptoms, like cold hands and feed, chills and aches and pains can be nipped in the bud in one fell swoop, or, in this case, bath! Plus it can help with inflammation and other body issues. Read on!
Epsom salt is a great addition to a hot bath to help you in so many ways.
What is Epsom Salt?
Epsom salt is actually not salt, it was named for a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England. It is a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate. Epsom salt has numerous health benefits as well as many beauty, household and gardening-related uses.
In our consideration, for our body’s health, studies have shown that magnesium and sulfate are both readily absorbed through the skin, making Epsom salt baths an easy and ideal way to enjoy the amazing health benefits.
We need magnesium which plays a number of roles in the body including
- regulating the activity of over 325 enzymes
- reducing inflammation
- helping muscle and nerve function
- helping to prevent artery hardening
- improve the absorption of nutrients
- flush toxins
- help ease migraine headaches
Epson salt then is a great addition to your daily/weekly warm bath and time for you. More health benefits include
- relaxing the nervous system
- curing skin problems
- soothing back pain and aching limbs
- easing muscle strain
- healing cuts
- treating cold and congestion
- drawing toxins from the body / detoxifying agent for colon cleansing
- relieves constipation (taken internally – read the container for instructions)
From Cup to Tub!
How much to use: Read the container, but one of the simplest ways to ease stress and stress-related problems is to soak in a tub full of hot water with a few cups of Epsom salt.
The depths of the magical benefits of Epsom salt are numerous because magnesium is so vital to our health.
Enjoy your Epsom salt bath! It’s 5 degrees here in Colorado right now, I could use another one today!