4. Relives Constipation
Epsom salt is a laxative approved by the FDA and is commonly used to naturally relieve constipation. When you ingest it, Epsom salts act like a laxative by increasing water in the intestines and cleansing the colon of waste. Per some studies published in Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, Epsom salt “has potent laxative effect in vitro through the release of digestive hormones and neurotransmitters.”
5. Reduces Pain & Inflammation
Epsom salt in a warm bath relieves inØammation. It is especially beneficial in naturally treating bronchial asthma, sore muscles, headaches, and migraines. Epsom salt can also help heal cuts, and reduce swelling that is brought on by sprains and bruises.