13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt (Part 2)
7. Sunburn Relief Spray
Even the most cautious person will experience a sunburn or ten in their lifetime. Sunburns are harmful and painful. It can happen when we are trying our best to be cautious. So, when the inevitable sunburn happens, try creating an Epsom salt sunburn spray.
All you need is two tablespoons of Epsom salt in one cup of water. Make sure it is cool water. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil and spray on the affected area. You are going to love the immediate relief!
8. Face Cleanser
With Epsom salt, you can make your face cleanser, perfect for your nighttime routine. Mix ½ TSP of Epsom salt with your normal cleansing or facial cream. Massage into your skin and then rinse with cool water.
9. Skin Exfoliate
Sometimes, your skin needs to be exfoliated! Instead of purchasing an expensive exfoliating product at the store, all you need is some Epsom salt. Take a handful of Epsom salt and gently massage it over your wet skin. You can use this for any part of your body. It works particularly well on feet, but you can use it wherever you want! Make sure to rinse off!
10. Constipation Cure
Constipation is miserable and a topic that no one enjoys discusses. If you read the bag of Epsom salt, you will see that it tells you that it is a laxative because of the high magnesium content. It could be used as a liver and gallbladder flush, but it is perfect for those situations when you are constipated and need some relief.
To make it work, all you need to do is follow the directions on the package. If you are apprehensive, check with your doctor!
11. Slug Be Gone
Are slugs overrunning your garden? Salt, really any type, deters slugs, but Epsom salt is the most effective choice. Epsom salt also helps to improve your soil, so it packs an extra punch. All you have to do is sprinkle Epsom salt around your garden, concentrating on the areas with the largest slug issues.
12. Remove Burnt Food
If dinner didn’t go as planned, you might have pieces of burnt food stuck on your pots and pans. We have all done it! Put ¼ TBSP of Epsom salt on a sponge and scrub all those burnt areas. Use warm water to rinse. Your pot will be good as new!
13. More Productive Garden
Who doesn’t want a garden that grows bigger and larger quantities of produce? We all want a garden that produces more! To use Epsom salt to increase production, add 1 TSP into a gallon of water and spray your plants every week or every other week. This trick works best for peppers, tomatoes and other plants that create blooms.