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do you think i can use table salt for bathing instead of epsom salt?

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Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Different: Table salt is sodium chloride, while Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. They are entirely different compounds. While is will not be harmful to bathe in sodium chloride, you will not get the same effects as from magnesium sulfate.
Answered on Jul 8, 2019

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