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i heard putting epsom salts in a bathtub can calm sore muscles. how much do i use?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
2 c: Read the directions on the box. I have seen as much as 2 cups of epsom salt per bathtub.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Epsom salts: 2 cups of epsom salts added to a warm bath should work.

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