- a town in Surrey, SE England, S of London: site of a famous racetrack (Epsom Downs) where the annual Derby is held.
Official name Epsom and Ewell.
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Epsom salt also has magnesium, so it will help you relax and sleep.
One easy way to build them back up is to take a bath with Epsom salts, which contain sulfur.
Sulphur springs with Epsom salts in combination are nearly as common.
There was a listing for 170 pounds of "Cathart: Am" (Epsom salts).Drug Supplies in the American Revolution
George B. Griffenhagen
Wert thou Magnesia Instead we'd form the salt that's named from Epsom.The Book of Humorous Verse
John Toland, writing in 1711, describes Epsom Wells at their height.
Before Epsom Salts there was hardly an Epsom to give them a name.
- a town in SE England, in Surrey: famous for its mineral springs and for horse racing. Pop (with Ewell): 64 492 (2001)
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