How to Use Epsom Salts?

Answer Epsom salt is not salt at all--the scientific label is magnesium sulfate. The name comes from Epsom, England, where the mineral compound was discovered hundreds of years ago. While it resembles tab... Read More »

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Geraniums & Epsom Salts?

Geraniums are a great flower for bringing color into your garden---and their long blooming life, from late spring until the first frost, will ensure that you will be rewarded for months. The appli... Read More »

What Are Epsom Salts?

Epsom salt is the common name for the mineral compound magnesium sulfate. Often used as a bath salt and in compresses, Epsom salt is associated with a number of health benefits including muscle pai... Read More »

Substitute for Epsom Salts?

Epsom salts can be taken internally for constipation and used externally in baths for sore muscles and to promote relaxation. The salts are actually magnesium sulfate and have many benefits. If you... Read More »

Epsom Salts for Tomato Plants?

Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate), dug into the soil around plants or dissolved in water and applied as a spray onto the leaves, provides magnesium. Magnesium deficiency in a plant can result from so... Read More »