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Now that I have some epsom salt (for feet), is there any benefit or harm from doing a full body soak for 15 minutes in epsom salt bath?

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Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine
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In brief: Maybe

Epsom salt contains magnesium.
If it gets in the GI tract, it will cause diarrhea. It is also a drying agent and may irritate "sensitive" tissue. It is good to reduce scar tissue, stop constipation and to remove warts.

In brief: Maybe

Epsom salt contains magnesium.
If it gets in the GI tract, it will cause diarrhea. It is also a drying agent and may irritate "sensitive" tissue. It is good to reduce scar tissue, stop constipation and to remove warts.
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