For Internal or External Use
Use internally as a laxative for relief of occasional constipation or externally as a soaking aid to temporarily relieve pain of minor sprains and bruises. To make your own aromatherapy bath salt, mix 3 cups of Epsom Salt, 1 tablespoon of glycerin, and a few drops of yourfavorite essential oil. Pour up to 3/4 cup of the mixture into your bath water, then save the rest in an air-tight container to use at a later time. To brighten colors while laundering, add 1 tsp. of Epsom salt per gallon of water.
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Ask a doctor before use if you have kidney disease, diabetes, have abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, change in bowel habits persisting for more than 2 weeks, are taking prescription drugs, or have already used a laxative for a period of time longer than 1 week. Serious side effects from prolonged use or overdose may occur. Stop use and consult a doctor if: When taking as a laxative: There is rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement. These could be signs of a serious condition. When using as a soaking aid: Discontinue use where prompt relief is not obtained or where there is evidence of infection. Hot or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except on the advice of a physician.
Do not use if tamper evident seal is broken or missing. This product is sealed with either a shrink band around cap imprinted "Sealed for Your Protection" or foil seal under cap.
For laxative use: Adults and children 12 years of age and older: 2 to 4 level teaspoons (10g to 30g) in an 8-oz. glass of water. Repeat in 6 hours if needed. Drink 8 ounces of liquid with each dose. Limit 2 doses per day. Lemon juice may be added to improve taste. This product generally produces bowel movements in 30 minutes to 6 hours. Best when taken on an empty stomach. Children 6 to 12 years of age: consult a doctor before use. For use as a soaking aid: Dissolve two cupfuls of Epsom Salt per gallon of warm water. Apply in conjunction with bandages or toweling.