Baby Bath Epsom Salt – For hundreds of years, Epsom salt has been believed to have healing properties.

The salt is made up of 2 common minerals that are found in seawater.

It was first distilled in the town of Epsom, England, hence its name.

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Although some doctors believe in its usefulness, there is little documented scientific evidence of its effectiveness in bath water.

Baths, by themselves, are quite comforting regardless of what is added to the water.

Much of its healing powers come from anecdotal evidence.

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The Minerals Make A Difference

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Epsom salt is made up of magnesium sulfate.

The magnesium is bonded to both sulfur and oxygen.

We know that these minerals can affect the skin and be absorbed by it.

The Mayo Clinic sites that soaking in Epsom salt can help alleviate the dry and scratchy skin caused by psoriasis.

That information should make parents take a step back.


Why Parents Should Be Wary

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Magnesium sulfate is a laxative.

A child who swallows bath water could experience increased bowel movements.

Children should always be monitored in the bath, but particularly if the parent uses Epsom salt in the water.

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Check with your MD before using Epsom salt in your child’s bath, especially:

  • If he has any pre-existing condition
  • Ever reacted to Epsom salt
  • Accidentally ingests the product

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