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Epsom Salt by Vi-Jon

Dosage form: granule, for solution
Labeler: Vi-Jon
NDC Code: 0869-0602

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MgSO4 -  7H2O

Saline Laxative

for relief of occasional constipation

Soaking Aid

for minor sprains and bruises

Plant Food

for bigger, more vigorous plants

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP ( Heptahydrate) 100%


Saline laxative


Uses for Oral Laxative

  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours

For Soaking

For external use as a soaking aid for minor sprains and bruises.

For Plant Food Supplement

For use as a fertilizer

Warnings for soaking

CAUTION: If prompt relief is not obtained or there is evidence of infection, discontinue use and consult your physician. Hot or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except on the advice of a physician. Keep out of reach of children.

Ask a Doctor before use

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • abdominal pail, nausea or vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
  • already used a laxative for a period longer than 1 week.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist

before use if you are taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

Stop use and ask a doctor

if you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use. these could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • do not exceed recommended daily dosage
  • drink a full glass (8 ounces) of liquie with each dose
  • may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
  • dissolve the dose in 8 ounces of water. Lemon juice may be added to improve the taste

adults and children 12 years and over - 2 to 6 level teaspoons (10 to 30 grams) daily

children 6 to under 12 years - 1 to 2 level teaspoons (5 to 10 grams) daily

children under 6 years - consult a doctor

Directions for Soaking

Directions: Dissolve 2 cupfuls of this product per gallon of water. Apply with bandages or towelling for 30 minutes up to three times a day, or use as a soak or in bath. Use warm water for best results.

Directions for Plant Food Supplement

For use as a fertilizer apply at the following rates:

LAWNS - Apply at a rate of 1/2 pound per one thousand square feet of lawn.

For use as a plant food supplement apply at the following rates:

TOMATOES, ROSES - One teaspoon per foot plat height every two weeks.

EVERGREENS, AZALEAS, RHODODENDRONS - apply one tablespoon per nine sq. t. (3' x 3') over root zone once every two to four weeks.

GARDEN PLANTS AND SHRUBBERY - Sprinkle 2 tablespoons around the base of each plant.

TREES - Apply two tablespoons per nine sq. ft. (3'x 3') over root zone once every four months.

GARDEN STARTUP - Sprinkle approximately one cup per 100 sq. ft. (10' x 10') and mix into soil prior to planting.

HOUSEPLANTS - Mix one teaspoon per gallon of water and feed to plants ever one to four weeks.

For quicker results water plants after applying this product.


MAGNESIUM (Mg)....................9.8%  - 9.8% Soluble Magnesium (Mg)

SULFUR (S)...........................12.9%  - 12.9% Combined Sulfur (S)

Derived from: magnesium sulfate


Information regarding the contents and levels of metals in this product is available om the Internet at:


8515 Page Ave.

St.Louis, MO 63114

Adverse reaction section

Distributed by Vi-Jon

One Swan Drive

Smyrna, TN 37167

Package label

Reseable Pouch




8 LB Bag


MgSO4 - 7H2O

Saline Laxative

for releaf of occasional constipation

Soaking Aid

for minor sprains

and bruises

Plant Food

for bigger, more vigorous plants

NET WT 8 LB (3.62 kg)

magnesium sulfate granule, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0869-0602
Route of AdministrationORAL, TOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0869-0602-43454 g in 1 POUCH
2NDC:0869-0602-101814 g in 1 POUCH
3NDC:0869-0602-45907 g in 1 POUCH
4NDC:0869-0602-34227 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33407/15/1998
Labeler - Vi-Jon (790752542)
Registrant - Vi-Jon (790752542)

Revised: 07/2015

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