Epsom salts were first discovered just outside of Epsom, Surrey, England. They were discovered to be the reason why the water at a specific well there tasted different and had healing qualities. The initial discovery was made in the 17th century and was an integral part of the growth and increased affluence of Epsom. Although the water from this spring is limited and commercially t viable, the reason for the healing qualities of the water, were quickly discovered. Epsom salts are made up of magnesium and sulphates; both of which are important minerals to the human body; helping you to function properly and heal quicker. The salts are w available all over the world and can be bought over the counter without prescription. It is possible to ingest the salts but it is t recommended to ingest too much at a time; they can have dangerous side effects. This book looks at the history of Epsom salts and the various uses of them, including as a weight loss aid. They have also been shown to help people suffering with eczema, psoriasis and gout; these are discussed in detail along with a variety of other uses of these miracle crystals. Their capabilities range from benefitting the health of those who take them, to improve the plants in the garden, or, you can simply use them for craft purposes! The book also takes a look at the facts behind the theories and how much of the benefits are backed by medical science. Despite surprisingly limited research there are a number of well defined examples which lend credence to a practice that dates back hundreds of years. The book will teach and guide you into using Epsom salts to improve your own health and that of those around you. Epsom salts are t expensive to purchase; this means you can easily test out the theories and establish what works best for you, without spending a fortune! Read, digest, learn and prepare to be amazed!