Starting from maintaining health to enhancing beauty, Epsom salt can be helpful in various ways. Epsom salt is not similar to the normal table salt. It is an amalgamation of mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate and called magnesium sulfate. It’s composed of minute pale crystals that look like table salt, but chemically a completely different thing.
With aging, the sufficient amount of magnesium sulfate mineral starts reducing from the body. The lack of sufficient minerals and nutrients from the body jeopardize various tissue and muscle functions.
Sulfate has a major role to play in developing the joint proteins, brain tissues, muscle proteins and proteins in the digestive tract. It is their responsibility to stimulate the pancreas to produce sufficient digestive enzymes. The sulfates also help in detoxifying the medicines the human takes.
Some best ways to make use of Epsom salt in your bathtub includes following—
Relax your body
Epsom salt is conveniently absorbed by the permeable skin of human body. Sooner or later they start working inside the cells by relaxing the muscles. The magnesium ions break from salt molecules. It begins to de-stress you by producing serotonin in the body. This is how the harmful effects of adrenaline can be reduced. Magnesium has also a crucial part to play in producing energy cells and reduces anxiety.
Regulate blood sugar
Both magnesium and sulfate salts help in improving the production and use of insulin in the body. Regular intake of Epsom either orally or transdermally may help to regulate blood sugar, lowers the risk of diabetes and improving daily energy levels.
One of the most popular uses of Epsom salt is a laxative. Dissolve one teaspoon of salt into a cup of warm water and drinking it helps in relieving constipation.
Relieve pain and cramping
Epsom salts instantly start to relieve the body pain, muscle tension, pain, as well as inflammation at joints as it soaks through the skin quickly. It also soothes the abdominal or muscle cramps.
For arterial health
Epsom salt helps to improve circulation of blood and prevent cardiovascular illness by preventing the formation of clots and also resists artery wall hardening. It protects the elasticity of arteries.
It’s pretty common knowledge that soaking your feet in Epsom water tub gives you relieve from ache and also eliminates bad odor. It also prevents your foot from any fungal infections.