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Shayraa .

Shayraa .

Blogger | Posted 02 Jun, 2021 |

is rock salt the same as epsom salt?

bindu thekutte

bindu thekutte

translator | Posted 11 Jun, 2021

Epsom salt is a magnesium sulfate and it is different from the cooking salt. Epsom salt has been used for medicinal purpose as a healing agent and pain reliever. Its nowadays added to hot baths and foot soaks as its helpful in relieving stress.Its is also used for improve plant growth in gardening.
Sendha namak, or rock salt is considered to be healthier than the regular table salt in cooking. It contains traces of minerals and low sodium and helps in regulating blood pressure. Rock salt has lots of medicinal values and is used in ayurvedic medicines for cough,cold,stomach ailments and skin problems.
is rock salt the same as epsom salt?


RIYA KUMARI

RIYA KUMARI

student | Posted 11 Jun, 2021

No, the rock salt is quite different from epsom salt. Rock salt is made of NaCl and Epsom salt is Magnesium sulphate. Epsom salt has formula MgSO4. 7H2O. It is basically a hydrated salt. Rock Salt is mostly used for food processing and preparing, and in cosmetics. But Epsom salt has fewer usages in these areas. Epsom salt is used in medication area, laboratory reactions,etc. Epsom salt crystals are larger than table rock salt crystals. 

is rock salt the same as epsom salt?


Vanisha Anand

Vanisha Anand

Student | Posted 03 Jun, 2021

Salt which is used in cooking is known as sodium chloride. But when we talk about Epsom salt, it is a unique type of salt which is made up of magnesium and sulphate. Rock salt is a form of salt which is processed less and has larger crystals and these take longer time to dissolve. Rock salt is the same sodium chloride which is used in basic cooking food. Rock salt is different from epsom salt. Rock is a form of table salt but epsom salt can never be table salt or can be used in cooking food. 

is rock salt the same as epsom salt?