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Epsom Salt Bath Questions

Epsom Salt Bath

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by 129 · about 16 hours ago

With all the benefits of taking epsom salt baths do you think taking them in city tap water is safe? I live in San Francisco where people praise about how clean our public water system is, but it still has flouride, chlorine, etc. Is it still... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · July 11, 2014 at 4:59 AM

You can add baking soda to your Epsom salt to buffer your water even more. Here is my Epsom salt bath soak recipe.

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by 213 · September 26, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Do you bathe in it or use it as a supplement or both?

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by 3280 · about 16 hours ago

I don't have a tub, nor the patience to fuss with filling large plastic container with water and many cups of Epsom salts. I was thinking that taking a nice long hot shower would be relaxing. I could multi-task: shave, brush teeth, and soak... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · May 01, 2012 at 2:17 AM

Sounds slippery trying to walk around in plastic bags. Careful with that one. The shower thing is convenient, I just dissolve about a cup of Epsom Salts into a baby sized bath tub with some water and stand in that while showering sometimes, I'm... (more)

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by 8953 · about 16 hours ago

Epsom salt baths have been shown to increase sulfate and magnesium levels, and as Paul Jaminet says : In the book (Step Three) we explain why nearly everyone is deficient in micronutrients. The problems are most severe for minerals: water... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · March 18, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Korion, Here is a possible starting point: http://www.ehow.com/how_4842507_mineral-bath-salts.html

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by 4873 · about 16 hours ago

I've realized that my mouth tastes salty about 5 minutes soaking in a Mg bath. Does anyone else experience this? Could it be an issue w/r/t too much Mg?

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Sara_S_ 0 · December 05, 2011 at 12:58 PM

I take baths with epsom salt: usually about 2 cups of salt per bath. I don't notice any salty taste. How much salt do you normally put in your bath?

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by 6087 · about 16 hours ago

Is it simply the repletion of magnesium via transdermal absorption, or is there another mechanism at play? I ask this because a single epsom salt bath felt significantly more effective than my oral magnesium supplementation at relieving stress. (more)

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Chris_Antenucci 0 · November 19, 2011 at 2:34 AM

I've tried both oral supplementation of magnesium and epsom salts. I agree with you, the epsom salts are much more effective. This is because they're absorbed directly through the skin and into the bloodstream rather than going through the... (more)