The use of magnesium sulfate
Magnesium sulphate, apart from its wide use in cosmetics, is also a valued agent in laboratories. It is used as a drying agent. It is also used in agriculture to fertilize plants by spraying. Epsom salt is also used in veterinary medicine, dyeing and in the food industry, e.g. in the production of mineral waters. It is also administered intravenously in medical procedures, e.g. during ventricular fibrillation.
The use of magnesium sulfate in cosmetics:
- body scrub - mix a handful of magnesium sulphate with coconut oil and a few drops of your favorite essential oil
- facial peeling - mix a teaspoon of bitter salt with a small amount of oil, we recommend using argan or almond oil, hyaluronic acid or face gel
- hair mask - 1 part Epsom salt to 1 part hair mask or balm - mix thoroughly and apply to damp hair. Rinse thoroughly after 20 minutes.
- for feet with an unpleasant odor, for use with mycosis - soak the feet in brine for 15 minutes: water plus a few tablespoons of magnesium sulphate. Repeat the treatment every day, and in the case of onychomycosis, even 3 times a day
What is Magnesium Sulfate?
Magnesium sulfate is an inorganic chemical compound widely used in cosmetics, pharmaceutical industry, laboratory analysis and agriculture. It is also known as bitter salt and Epsom salt. It looks like ordinary salt, it has the form of white crystals, it dissolves well in water. Magnesium sulphate was first discovered in England around the 17th century near the town of Epsom, hence its name. It is a substance that has many health-promoting properties. It has a positive effect on the condition of hair, skin and nails, supports the work of many organs. What's more, it allows you to remove toxic substances and heavy metals from the body. Applied externally, it shows relaxing and regenerating properties, thus supporting the functioning of the nervous system. Magnesium sulfate also has disinfecting and softening properties, so it can be used as a cleanser for certain surfaces.