Epsom Bath Salt, All you Need to Know
Epsom salts have been used for centuries as an age-old beauty treatment. Indulge in some relaxing ‘me time’ and soak in an Epsom salts bath.
- Healing for aching muscles and back pain
- Ideal for those who are active and sports enthusiasts
- Soothing and relaxing
- Great to help reduce swelling associated with arthritis
- An ideal way to top up on magnesium by soaking in a luxurious bath to allow the mineral to be absorbed
- We donate to charity with every sale - see here for details
How to Use
Run a warm bath, add 250g of our salt, lay back and relax for 15 - 20 minutes and allow the minerals to be absorbed. Or use in a relaxing foot soak to relieve tired feet.
Our new recyclable box packaging for our range of Bath Salts has reduced waste by 55%.
The box itself is FSC card, which in addition to being recyclable, is also compostable and biodegradable.
We need to pack the salts into an inner bag to a) protect the packaging and b) avoid any of the product spilling through the seams.
We’re unable to use a compostable bag for this because the salt contains a (very) small amount of moisture* and this would lead to the bag degrading before you’ve potentially had time to use the salt – *this is also why we can’t pack the salts straight into the card box.
Where am I From?
Originally a naturally occurring mineral that's rich in magnesium and sulphate, Epsom Salts were first discovered in the 17th Century by a farmer in Epsom, Surrey, hence the name! Today however they are produced by replacing the carbon found in naturally occurring rock called Dolomite and substituting it with Sulphur to create Magnesium Sulphate, a pure mineral compound.
100% Epsom Salts - for external use
Is Epsom Salt safe to bathe in?
Lucy Bee Epsom Salts are great to use in the bath. Simply add 250g to a bath or running water and lay back and relax for up to 20 minutes, to allow the minerals to be absorbed through your skin.
What is Epsom Salt?
Epsom Salt has been used for centuries as an age-old beauty treatment. Epsom salts are also known as Magnesium Sulphate (with the chemical formula MgSO4.7H20). They are a mix of magnesium, sulphates and oxygen. They are made from a rock substance called Dolomite, found in the mountainous regions of the Southern Alps. These rocks are naturally rich in salts containing the metals calcium and magnesium, as well as carbon and oxygen.
During the manufacturing process, the carbon found in these rocks will be replaced with the sulphate, giving us the salts we now know and love.
Can you drink / eat Epsom Salt?
Lucy Bee Epsom Salt is for external use only.
What is Epsom Salt used / good for?
Epsom Salt is ideal to soothe tired and aching muscles and back pain. It can also help reduce water retention, bloating and cramps and can help reduce swelling associated with arthritis.
Can you get magnesium from Epsom Salts?
Lucy Bee Epsom Salt contains magnesium and your body cab absorb this, through the skin. Add 250g to a bath of running water and lay back and relax for 15-20 minutes.
Are Epsom baths safe every day?
Yes, Epsom salts can be used daily, particularly if you’re very active. Alternatively, using them 2-3 times per week is generally sufficient.
How much Epsom to use in a bath?
We recommend using 250g of Lucy Bee Epsom Salts in a bath.
8 . Is this Fair Trade?
Unfortunately, we're unable to buy this as Fair Trade. Instead, we donate to our chosen charity for every box sold. You can read more on this here.
9. Where does Epsom Salt come from?
They are made from a rock substance called Dolomite, found in the mountainous regions of the Southern Alps. These rocks are naturally rich in salts containing the metals calcium and magnesium, as well as carbon and oxygen.