DementevaJulia/Shutterstock One of the most unique uses for Epsom salts is in the garden, where the magnesium in it can help boost the soil to help seeds grow stronger and plants take up more nutrients. Put a tablespoon or two in with each seed, or dissolve it into water and water plants with it. See how gardening can help you stay healthy.
Mark Deibert Productions/Shutterstock Drinking Epsom salts can help relieve constipation, reports the Mayo Clinic. Simply mix a couple of teaspoons of Epsom salts into eight ounces of warm water. A little lemon can make the drink more palatable. Check out these other incredible health benefits of drinking lemon water.