Epsom salts


Epsom salts

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of EPSOM SALTS

:  a bitter colorless or white crystalline salt MgSO4·7H2O that is a hydrated magnesium sulfate with cathartic properties

Origin of EPSOM SALTS

Epsom, England
First Known Use: 1828

Epsom salts

noun plural but singular in construction    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EPSOM SALTS

: a bitter white crystalline salt MgSO4·7H2O that is a hydrated magnesium sulfate with cathartic properties—called also bitter salts

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