MAGNESIUM SULFATE

Bitter salt ,mgSO4

Uses of Magnesium sulfate

Can be used as a laxative

Used to treat poisoning of magnesium

Given to potted plants as a micronutriunt

Properties

Highly soluble in water

colorless powder

Melts at 1124 deg C

Interesting facts

Magnesium was discovered outside a Greek city.

It tastes bitter.

Is made up of 1/6 mg, 1/6 S, 2/3 O