Magnesium Sulfate

Epsom Salt/Bath Salt

Chemical Formula

MgSO4
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Uses for Chemical

  • To relieve constipation
  • To help regenerate the body quickly
  • To help increase water levels in the intestines
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Properties of Chemical

  • High solubility in water
  • Can come in a crystallized, creamy, or powder form
  • Combination of magnesium, sulfur, and oxygen

Additional Information

  • The chemical was discovered in 1618
  • The common name of the chemical is named after the town in which it was found; Epsom, England
  • The chemical was found by accident when a farmer attempted to give his cows water
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