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Uses of Magnesium Sulphate?

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Magnesium sulphate is a chemical compound that is formed by magnesium, sulphur and oxygen. It is commonly referred to as Epsom salt. It is mostly used in the medical field as a saline laxative or osmotic purgative. It is also widely used in treating aches and pains as it comes in gel form.
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Magnesium Sulphate, which is a compound of magnesium and sulphate, is used as fertilizer and is added to magnesium deficient soil to make it fertile. Medical uses of magnesium sulphate include, acts as a laxative when taken orally, it treats severe asthma attacks and it helps delay premature labour in women if administered through the veins.
Magnesium sulphate is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and fits in the later stages of pregnancy. It reduces the electrical excitability of the brain and thereby reduces the chance of fitting.
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The formula for magnesium sulphate is MgSO4. It is a chemical compound containing magnesium and sulphur. It is a life-saving drug used to control seizures in pregnancy, and prevents
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Drawing out boils in one use.
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Magnesium sulfate paste has been used as an agent for drawing (dehydrating) boils and carbuncles. ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnesium_s….
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It can be used as a wound dressing where it kills infection by osmosis and keeps the wound bed moist. It has been mostly superceded by more modern wound dressings.
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To use magnesium sulphate paste, you first need to check the tube for the seal and expiry date to confirm it is good for use. Apply the paste to the affected area ...
The formula for magnesium sulphate is MgSO4. MgSO4 contains magnesium, sulphur and oxygen. Anhydrous magnesium sulphate is a drying agent since it readily absorbs ...
Magnesium sulphate is obtained from magnesite ore. Magnesium sulphate also known as Epson salt is colorless and sometimes white, bitter tasting, and it has needle ...
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