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How To Grow Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) Crystals

by Anne Marie Helmenstine Ph. D.
Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) crystals are beautiful clear crystals that are quick and easy to grow. This is a simple procedure to make your own magnesium sulfate crystals.
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    Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. It's easy to grow Epsom salt crystals. The crystals typically resemble shards or spikes. Initially the crystals are clear, though they whiten over time.

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How to grow your own salt crystals-- definitely trying this with my babies.

Super easy crystals to grow! These are Epsom salt crystals that I grew in the fridge. Only took about an hour!

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"Cover a pumpkin with glue and epsom salt for a sparkle that's more classic-looking than glitter ." - So THATS what they use! Never thought to use Epsom salts. Genius.

Alum crystals are probably the easiest crystals to grow. From the spice section of your pantry.