Epsom Salt Sports Paste

Everyone knows Epsom salts can relieve tired and aching muscles but we can't always jump into a hot soaking bath. Try this recipe for a quick paste you can apply before you even leave the change rooms.

Epsom Salt Sports Paste

What you need

2 tbs of epsom salts
enough water to create a thick gluggy paste.


Mix together water and 2 tbs of Epsom salts to create a thick paste.

Apply to the muscle and allow to sit for 15-20 mins.

This thick paste won’t drip off but you can wrap it with a bandage if you need to move around.

Works wonders when you can’t find a bath!


  1. Josephine Hornby says

    Just cannot make this thick gluggy paste! Don’t know wether more or less water than the salts. It won’t happen!

    • Here as well! The consistency was like a slushie… or like rubbing a salt scrub onto the skin. Definitely couldn’t get it to a paste consistency. When I added more water it just dissolved to liquid. Maybe my salt grains are just too big and “crystally”.

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