Epsom Salts

Epsom Salts

Sometimes Simple is Still the Best – Like the Humble EPSOM SALT BATH Magnesium Sulphate Magnesium supplements – they are on every shelf today – but we have forgotten that magnesium actually gets absorbed through the skin. Magnesium is important for many functions in the body. And many of us are deficient! Unfortunately, taking a magnesium supplement isn’t always the answer for every body. Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps regulate blood glucose levels and aid in the production of energy and protein. There is ongoing research into the role of magnesium in preventing and managing disorders such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes.   The humble magnesium comes in many forms and for different purposes – take the wrong sort orally and you will be running to the loo! Known scientifically as magnesium sulphate, epsom salt is rich in magnesium which just so happens to be easily absorbed through the skin. Epsom salts were glorified for awhile as a luxury bath. Sprinkling some minute amount that […]