Guess what? Epsom salt isn't actually salt. It’s actually a pure mineral compound of magnesium sulfate in crystal form, so it looks an awful lot like salt. But it has no sodium chloride, which is what regular table salt is. The wonders of epsom salt have been well known for hundreds of years and, unlike other salts, has beneficial properties that can soothe the body, mind, and soul.
Taking care of yourself is always important, but in these days of global pandemics, riots, working remotely, and homeschooling, it is imperative. Besides booking yourself a month-long spa retreat in some exotic location, there are a countless ways to practice self care that are simple and relatively inexpensive and you can do while safe at home.