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How Much Epsom Salt to Soak an Infected Finger?

Updated March 23, 2017

Epsom salt holds great power for healing infections. Although not recommended to be swallowed, Epsom salt works best as a soaking solution for wounds, such as infected fingers or hands. It's sold almost anywhere, including drugstores, which makes a it a very available healing agent for anyone to take advantage of.

How Much Epsom Salt to Soak an Infected Finger?

Get a cup of warm water and eyeball a tablespoon of Epsom salt. It doesn't have to be exact. A little more or a little less Epsom salt won't make much of a difference. It's inclusion in the solution is what counts. Use only a cup of water because you are only soaking your infected finger, not your entire hand. Soak for five to 10 minutes and repeat every hour or so.

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