Magnesium sulphate food grade is colorless prismatic or needle-shaped crystal. It’s odorless. It tastes cool, salty and bitter. Relative density is 2.65. It’s steady in damp air under 48ºC. When it is in warm and hot air, it is easily effloresce. It is easily soluble in water (119.8%, 20ºC) and glycerine,slightly soluble in ethanol. The aqueous solution is neutral.
Uses in food industry: it is used as nutritional supplement, solidification, the flavor increase,process helper,brew additive. It is used as nutritional supplement to improve ferment in brew and the improvement of the synthesizes drink taste(0.002%). It also can adjust the aqueous degree of hardness.
Epsom salt also known as Magnesium Sulphate is water soluble source of magnesium easily absorbed by skin a much needed mineral for the body. Normally used as footbath, or bath soak and formulated into soap bombs. Food grade epsom can also be drunk with water.
Added to plants in planting stage in powder form or watered on to leaves especially tomatoes promote good fruiting and restoration of leaves colors that have turned yellow lacking magnesium much needed in plants growth. It is absorbed much faster than slow degradation of dolomite limestone powder by plant roots or as a foliar spray with molasse and water dilution.