Internally as a laxative for relief of occasional constipation or externally as a soaking aid to temporarily relieve pain of minor sprains & bruises. To make your own aromatherapy bath salt, mix 3 cups of Epsom Salt, 1 tablespoon of glycerin, and a few drops of an essential oil, such as eucalyptus, lavender, or peppermint oil. Pour up to 3/4 cup of the mixture into your bath water, then save the rest in an air-tight container to use at a later time. To brighten colors while laundering, add 1 tsp. of Epsom salt per gallon of water.