Remedy Details for care and relief of Constipation
Drink epsom salt solution for the care and relief of Constipation
Effectiveness: 2.4Popularity: 9
Why it works: Consuming Epsom salt increases the amount of water in your intestines. This softens your stool and makes it easier to pass. Using Epsom salt externally may also relieve constipation. Soaking in it can help relax your gut and soften your stool as you absorb magnesium through your skin.
How it works: Dissolve 2 teaspoons of Epsom salt in 8 ounces of water and drink immediately. To use it externally, dissolve 5 cups of Epsom salt in a bath full of warm water and take a bath in it.
Precautions: The magnesium sulfate in epsom salt has a laxative effect. Consuming it may result in diarrhea, bloating or upset stomach. Taking too much epsom salt may also cause nausea, headache, lightheadedness and flushed skin
The self cure remedy of Drink epsom salt solution for the care and relief of Constipation has an effectiveness score of 2.4 and a popularity score of 9 on the self-cure system.