25 Amazing Uses for Epsom Salt

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16. Super Hair Rinse

If you want hair that is thicker and has more volume, this will do the trick. Combine equal parts of your regular hair conditioner and Epsom salt. After shampooing, apply the conditioner to your hair and leave on for 10 to 20 minutes. Rinse well, and then allow your hair to air dry.

 

17. Relieve Sore Muscles and Cramps

Submerge yourself in a warm bath with a cup or two of Epsom salts for relief from sore muscles and cramping. Your body will absorb the magnesium, which reduces inflammation and pain.

 

18. Regulate Blood Sugar

Bet you never imagined that Epsom salts could help your body control your blood sugar! You can soak in a bath on a regular basis or consume a tablespoon mixed in water every day to help regulate blood sugar levels, lower your overall risk of developing diabetes and improve energy levels at the same time!

 

19. Ease Gout

You can add Epsom salt to your bath or just make a foot soak, but either way, soaking the part of the body that has been affected by gout will help to alleviate the pain and inflammation. Repeat as often as needed.

 

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20. Remove Blackheads

Who doesn’t hate those ugly blackheads? Let Epsom salt remove them for you! First, exfoliate your face to remove any dead skin. Then, mix one teaspoon of Epsom salt and 4 drops of iodine into half a cup of hot water. Be sure the salt is dissolved. Once the mixture is cool enough to apply to your face, massage it into the area gently, and then allow it to dry completely. Rinse your face with warm water and those ugly blackheads will be history!

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