Dr Leezy Long Epsom Salts


Epsom salt is one of many naturally occurring mineral salts, a compound of magnesium and sulfate. 

When Epsom salt is dissolved in water, it releases magnesium and sulfate ions.The idea is that these particles can be absorbed through your skin, providing you with magnesium and sulfates — which serve important bodily functions.

How to take an Epsom salt bath

  • Use 2 cups of Epsom salt for a standard-size bathtub.

  • Pour the Epsom salt into warm running water.

  • Soak in an Epsom salt bath for 15–30 minutes or up to 1 hour

A person may consider adding the following essential oils to help them relax and get to sleep:

  • lavender

  • rose

  • bergamot

  • jasmine

  • eucalyptus

  • coconut oil

How often should I take an Epsom salt bath:

It is recommended to take an epsom salt bath every 2 to 3 days. 

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