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Epsom Salts Are Taking Over, But Do They Actually Work?  
 
Spoiler alert: Don’t expect miracles from an Epsom salt bath.

From your grandma’s folk remedies to the “float therapy” tanks you might have noticed at spas, people swear by Epsom salt. But a bath full of the crystals might not be all it’s cracked up to be. 

 
The theory is, dissolving Epsom salts—or magnesium sulfate heptahydrate, as scientists say—in your bathwater helps your body absorb much-needed magnesium. The mineral helps your body boost its immune system, keep blood pressure in check, strengthen bones, regulate blood sugar, and more.

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