Epsom salt


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Ep′som salt`


n.
Often, Epsom salts. hydrated magnesium sulfate, MgSO4∙7H2O, occurring as small colorless crystals: used in fertilizers, dyeing and tanning, and as a cathartic.
[1760–70; after Epsom; so called from its presence in the local mineral water]
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Epsom salt

n. sal de Epsom, sal de higuera; sulfato de magnesio; medicamento usado como catártico.
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Sour, starchy individuals, who all the rest of the day go about looking as if they lived on vinegar and Epsom salts, break out into wreathed smiles after dinner, and exhibit a tendency to pat small children on the head and to talk to them--vaguely--about sixpences.
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Milk Bath BOMBS MATERIALS NEEDED: 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cup citric acid 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup dry milk 3 tablespoons Epsom salt 1/2 cup dried rose petals or dried lavender buds 1 teaspoon water 3 teaspoons coconut oil 1 teaspoon rose oil or lavender oil In a bowl, whisk together baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, dry milk, Epsom salt, and dried rose petals or dried lavender buds.