Lavender Epsom Bath Salts carry many benefits beyond looking beautiful and smelling gorgeous.
Regardless of lavender benefits, lets talk about Epsom salts today.
Epsom salt isn't the stuff you add into your food. It is called a salt because of its chemical structure. The scientific name and elemental compositions is Magnesium Sulfate. The "Epsom" is named by where is found, a natural mineral springs in the town of Epsom, in England.
Tips for Using Epsom Bath Salts: Relaxation, Muscle Pain Relief, and Smoothing Your Skin
Ease Stress and Relax the Body. Add 3-5 tablespoons of Epsom bath salts into a hot running bath, and soak your entire body for 20-30 minutes. The magnesium in the bath salts will help to relax the muscles and reduce stress levels. The warm water will also soothe your skin and help you to unwind after a long day.
Muscle Pain Relief. If you suffer from muscle pain or inflammation in joints, add 3 tablespoons of Epsom bath salts into a warm foot-bath and soak your feet for 14-20 minutes. The magnesium in the bath salts will help to relax the muscles and reduce tension, pain, and inflammation in joints. This is a great way to relieve sore feet after a long day of standing or walking.
Smoothing Your Skin. Epsom bath salts can also be used to exfoliate and smooth rough patches of the body, such as knees, elbows, or feet. Mix 2 tablespoons of Epsom bath salts with your favorite body wash. Gently massage the mixture over the rough patches of the body, and rinse off with warm water. The bath salts will help to exfoliate and soften the skin, leaving it smooth and silky.
Things You Never Heard About Epsom Salts...
Epsom salts is becoming an increasingly common supplement for racing horses. Soak its legs in a bucket of warm water with a cup of Epsom salts. This will help the horse to reduce the appearance of windgalls and inflammation around a strained tendon or ligament.
Lavender Backyard Garden is a New Zealand herb farm. We grow lavender, rosemary and use steam distillation to produce our own brand of essential oils. Our bath salts are handcraft by small batches and scented by our award-winning essential oils. If you would like to learn more about our farm click here to discover our farm.