Westlab Epsom Bath Salt - 5000g

Westlab Epsom Bath Salt - 5000g

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Description

Epsom Salt also known as Magnesium Sulphate, Is a well known salt used for muscle relaxation, sports injuries and recovery in the bath. Epsom salt was originally discovered in Epsom, Surrey, and is now produced from natural minerals in Germany and many other countries globally and has many uses including helping plants grow!

The benefits of Epsom salt are not just tales. Numerous studies have demonstrated the profound and wide-ranging benefits of magnesium and sulphate, the two major components of Epsom salt. People to have sung the praises of Epsom salt include Doctors, celebrities, personal trainers and gardening experts .

Benefits of Bathing with Epsom Salt

Many athletes/sports people use Epsom salt to help their bodies/muscles recover.

Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulphate, which can help improve health in many ways. A lack of magnesium which helps regulate the activity of more than 300 enzymes in the body can contribute to high blood pressure, hyperactivity, heart problems and other health issues, doctors warn. Sulphate is essential for many biological processes. It helps to flush toxins and form proteins in joints, brain tissue and mucin proteins.

Why Epsom Salt Works

Doctors and researchers say that soaking in an Epsom salt bath is a safe, easy way to increase the body's levels of both magnesium and sulphate. Take a cup full to upto 1Kg and soak in the bath for at least 20 minutes, great after high impact sports or repetitive sports where strains can occur.


Ingredients

Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulphate.

Chemical Analysis: typical w

Magnesium Sulphate (MgSO4) 49.1 %  

Water (H2O) 50.9 %

Na 40 mg/kg  

K 230 mg/kg

Ca 60 mg/kg

Cl 80 mg/kg 


Hoe to Use

Bathing/Health Use
Summer Ailments

For mosquito bites, bee stings and mild sunburn, make compresses by soaking a cotton washcloth in cold water that has been mixed with Epsom salt (2 tablespoons per cup), then apply to the skin.
Sore Muscles

Make compresses by soaking a cotton washcloth in cold water that has been mixed with Epsom salt (2 tablespoons per cup), then apply to the skin.
Create a paste to apply to the skin by adding a teaspoon of Epsom salt to about a cup of hot water until it dissolves, then chill the solution in the fridge for 20 minutes. Note: Clean the skin and pat dry before applying the paste.
Take an Epsom salt bath, by adding 2 cups of Epsom salt to the water in a standard-sized bathtub and soaking for at least 15-20 minutes. The salt dissolves quicker if you pour it under running water.
Soaking

Epsom salt is a popular remedy for easing muscle pain and fading bruises. Add 2 cups(approx 250-500g) of bath salt to warm water in a standard-sized bathtub (increase it if you have a larger bath). Bathe 2-3 times weekly, soaking for at least 15-20 minutes.
Foot Bath

Soothe your aching feet with a bath salt balm. Simply create an Epsom Salt bath by pouring 1 cup (100-250g) into a tub/bowl/foot spa of warm water.
 

Health/Beauty Use
Pedicure

Mix 1/2 cup of Epsom salt with warm, soapy water.
Soak feet to soften skin.
Remove polish, cut and file nails and calluses.
Soak feet in an Epsom salt bath for 5 minutes.
Spa Treatment

After showering, massage handfuls of Epsom salt over wet skin to exfoliate the body. It's the same treatment many upscale spas use, without the upscale price!
Exfoliation

For exfoliation, mix 2 cups (250-500g) of Epsom salt with 1/4 cup of petroleum jelly and a few drops of lavender essential oil. Use the mixture to gently scrub away dry skin patches.
Relax

Add two cups(250-500g) of salt to the water in a standard-sized bathtub.
Soak for at least 15-20 minutes, two - three times weekly.
For an extra treat, add a few drops of eucalyptus oil for a refreshing scent.
Facial

Mix 1/2 tsp of Epsom salt into cleansing cream for deep-pore cleansing. Massage on skin, rinse with cool water and pat dry.
Pedicure

Mix 1/2 cup of Epsom salt with warm, soapy water.
Soak feet to soften skin.
Remove polish, cut and file nails and calluses.
Soak feet in an Epsom salt bath for 5 minutes.