How to Make Smelling Salts?

Answer You may have seen swooning Victorian heroines or fussy old ladies reaching for their smelling salts in the movies. Traditional smelling salts are scented with ammonia, but you can make them with lo... Read More »

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Are smelling salts legal in the olympics?

Smelling salts are legal in Olympic competition. Smelling salts are typically used for either recovery from injury or for performance enhancement before an event such as weightlifting. Smelling sal... Read More »

How do smelling salts revive a person?

Commonly used as the first-aid response to fainting in historical novels and movies, smelling salts are not that familiar to those in the 21st century, except as mentioned in fiction. Smelling salt... 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 »

What is the chemical composition for epsom salts?

Epsom salt consists of magnesium sulfate. It received its common name because it was discovered in Epsom, England, and due to its crystalline structure, which resembles salt. Epsom salt is commonly... Read More »