Oxalic Acid (frequently taken for epsom salts):—First give soap and water, or chalk or magnesia and water.
A dose of epsom salts shortly after clears them out, and except for the loss of blood, the disease is finished.
Carbolic Acid … liquid … oil … sweet oil … castor oil … aperient … epsom salts … white … white of egg.
Give an emetic, then follow with cathartics, such as castor oil, and epsom salts especially.
Take a dose of epsom salts, castor oil, or cascara sagrada, then regulate your diet.
magnesium sulphate, 1770, obtained from Epsom water, the water of a mineral spring at Epsom in Surrey, England, the medicinal properties of which were discovered in Elizabethan times. The place name is recorded c.973 as Ebbesham, literally "Ebbi's homestead," from the name of some forgotten Anglo-Saxon. The mineral supply there was exhausted 19c.
Epsom salts Ep·som salts (ěp'səm)
Hydrated magnesium sulfate, used as a cathartic and as an agent to reduce inflammation.