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Care Epsom Salts BP. For the relief of occasional constipation. For the relief of pain from sprains, bruises and boils. Contains Magnesium Sulfate Heptahydrate. Always read the label.
For constipation – Dissolve 1-3 x 5ml spoonfuls (5-15g) in 250ml of water and take by mouth.
The solution may be flavoured with fruit juice.
For external use on sprains, bruises and boils – dissolve 1 tablespoonful in a small cup of warm water and apply to the affected skin with cotton wool or lint.
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If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.
Simple changes to diet and lifestyle can help treat constipation, with some people noticing a difference from these changes within a few days. Sometimes it takes a few weeks before the symptoms improve after diet and lifestyle changes are made.
Constipation is common and it affects people of all ages. You can usually treat it at home with simple changes to your diet and lifestyle.