Many natural and herbal medicines are shunned by the public, and virtually gather no interest and whatsoever from the modern people of today due to the fact that their life is extremely fast, and no one has the time to make anything homemade anymore. Before this happened, most people made remedies in their home, to give to those who needed it, with the use of their own ingredients right in the kitchen. But this is no more, as the general public has turned their focus to faster ways of curing themselves. But the notion that mass produced cures are more effective is a myth, a big one at that. The generation of today should understand that as time passes, the chemicals put in medicines are more complicated, and have more side effects, as compared to the good old natural remedies done at home.
Epsom salt is one of the more effective home natural remedies that people seemed to have forgotten about. The scientific name of Epsom Salt is magnesium sulfate, and it has a lot of medicinal uses. In the early days when people did not turn to instant gratification, Epsom salt was used as stomach pain medications and ache solutions. Toxins inside the body are also flushed out through the use of Epsom salt, through soaking in a warm bath full of this miracle salt.
Muscle pains are easily soothed by foot soak solutions that are more inclined to Epsom salt, and it also acts as an absorbent to the bad odors and rough skin patches which are not only unappealing but also painful for one to endure. Epsom saltis a good remedy for the aforementioned small problems, and it is also very easy to use. One may reap the benefits of Epsom Salt through adding about half a cup of pure Epsom salt to a medium to large sized pan half filled by lukewarm water. Once this is done, put the aching foot or feet onto the pan filled with Epsom salt, and wait till the ache subsides. The results are instant, and quite cheap.
But of course people do not pay attention anymore to the simple and humble Epsom salt, as new medicines have emerged and treatment from the small body aches are easily available through pills and other kinds of topical creams. Though most of the new medicines that are being pedaled into the market are normally harmless, many people still get allergies from specific brands of pills and the like, because they are allergic to one or two of the main ingredients (or active ingredients) of the medicine they have ingested or rubbed onto their skin. The fact is, there are less people who are allergic to natural remedies, and in this case, Epsom salt than the ultra fancy marketing strategies that big companies have developed.
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