Epsom salt is different from normal salt in that it s actually a mineral compound of magnesium and sulphate. It comes with lavender fragrance. It is technically known as magnesium sulphate. Because of a combination of different types of issues, our body misses out on magnesium which is one of the reasons epsom salt can be an important part of improving one s health. It is believed that can be used for treating muscle aches and dry skin. This wonder salt can be used in your garden as well, to provide a boost of magnesium to the plants. Use for: bath and spa | foot soak | shower | - soothe aches and pains, cleanse pores, detoxify and soften skin bath and spa: add two cups of epsom salt to warm, running bath water. Settle in and soak for 20 minutes to help relieve stress and stiffness. Foot soak: mix one cup of epsom salt with warm water in a foot bath and soak feet for 10 minutes to help soothe aches and soften rough skin. Shower: exfoliate and soften skin in the shower by mixing a handful of epsom salt with a tablespoon of shower gel or olive oil and massage onto wet skin. Rinse thoroughly.