What exactly is Epsom Salt and is it the same thing as Magnesium Sulphate? What is Magnesium Sulphate good for?
Epsom Salt is the common name for Magnesium Sulphate Heptahydrate or Magnesium Sulphate Hydrated. The chemical formula is MgSO4 + 7H2O and is commonly known as Epsom Salt.
It is believed that applying epsom salt into a hot bath helps to relieve stiff muscles, promotes blood circulation and even as a fabric softener.
A hot Epsom Salt bath can help to relief bruising and it a good home treatment for sore and stiff muscles.