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Epsom salts

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drugs, medicines
Epsom saltsEp‧som salts /ˌepsəm ˈsɔːlts $ -ˈsɒːlts/ noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 MDa white powder that can be mixed with water and used as a medicine
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Epsom saltsThe first thing we discovered was that we could get high strength from almost anything from Epsom salts to sapphire.Crystals Fill two jam jars with water and stir five tablespoons of Epsom Salts into each jar.Most, however, consisted of simple washing soda, Epsom salts, or other innocuous ingredients.For aches in limbs she would hand them Epsom salts.Zebedee had been pumped with Epsom Salts laxative to make sure he performed somewhere.
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