Epsom Salt (FCC/BP Grade)
What is Epsom Salt?
Epsom salt, also known as Magnesium Sulfate is a pure, natural occurring compound made up of magnesium, sulfur and oxygen.
FCC grade Epsom salt is chemically pure and is produced to a higher standard than technical grade Epsom salt.
It gets its name from the town of Epsom in Surrey, England where it was originally discovered. Despite its name, epsom salt is completely different to table salt. It’s not recommended in cooking due to its bitter taste.
The product is actually known for its therapeutic benefits, Epsom salt baths have been used for centuries as a natural pain remedy, but the compound has gained new attention in the wellness and cosmetic industries.
What are the health benefits of Epsom Salt?
Natural and affordable, Epsom salt is a key ingredient in various at home beauty and spa treatments. It can gently exfoliate and brighten your skin, whilst also making your skin smooth and soft.
Epsom salt is also very popular as an ingredient in bath bombs. We recommend using the same quantity as the citric acid in your recipe, or less.
Epsom salt has gained some popularity in the wellness community due to its relaxing and detoxifying properties. The epsom salt baths are popular for a reason! This amazing ingredients can turn a normal bath into an at home spa treatment that will leave you relaxed, soothe muscle aches and make your skin soft. If used regularly, you’ll benefit from a good night’s sleep as well.
If you are looking to give your feet some extra love, why not just create your own foot soak at home? Simply add a cup of epsom salt into a bowl of warm water and add a couple of drops of your favourite essential oil for some extra pamper.
Epsom salt crystals can also be used to make your own facial/body exfoliant – just mix with a carrier oil of your choice to get rid of dead skin cells and help your skin look smoother and healthier.