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HOW CAN YOU USE MAGNESIUM TOPICALLY?
What is magnesium?
Magnesium ions are found throughout the human body and help regulate over 300 biochemical reactions. Magnesium is available as an oral supplement as well as relaxing bath flakes and topical creams and gels. We here at A&M offer it in both the BULK option of just the Magnesium flakes as well as in Spray form called JOINT CARE for easy application. Read more below of ALL the benefits you can enjoy from using Magnesium daily…
What does magnesium do?
Magnesium ions throughout the body help regulate biochemical reactions. They act as enzyme co-factors, which means they play a vital role in reducing, controlling and moderating cellular oxidative damage. Magnesium is also found in plants. It is actually the organizing atom in Chlorophyll, which converts the sun’s rays to energy.
Difference between epsom salts and magnesium salts
Magnesium Flakes, (magnesium chloride) are much more easily absorbed into the skin than epsom salts, as they have a different molecular structure. Magnesium salts can be more effective and are often recommended to people who have magnesium deficiencies.
Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) look a lot like regular salts and also are of benefit to the body when added to a bath for relaxing muscles and cramps after a long day or a workout.
What are the benefits of Magnesium?
- Helps maintain general wellbeing.
- General mild stress relief: When we are stressed our magnesium levels may dip, so it’s important to keep our magnesium levels up. Magnesium helps relieve nervous tension and mild anxiety. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare practitioner.
- Soothe muscle tension: Magnesium can be used to relieve muscle tension including spasm and cramps.
- Treatment of dry skin conditions such as mild forms of acne, eczema and dermatitis.
- Regulate muscle functioning: Magnesium salts are said to also help balance electrolytes in the body, which regulates functioning of muscles and nerves.
- Help to manage Migraines: As headaches can be caused by cardiovascular constriction, by relaxing the right muscles Magnesium can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.
- Helps you Sleep: If you are magnesium deficient you may have trouble sleeping which can lead to a whole host of health issues. Magnesium can help promote a restful night sleep.
- Treatment of minor skin disorders and wounds such as cuts, abrasions and scratches.
Topical application of magnesium may be an efficient way of topping up magnesium levels as well as contributing to a range of cosmetic benefits such as hydration and smooth skin. I have found a whole range of magnesium products you can easily work into your daily routine.
What are the different ways to use magnesium?
Magnesium bath flakes
Magnesium flakes are arguably the most common magnesium product out there! We have some amazing magnesium flakes here at Auntie & Me Essential . Get Magnesium Flakes Here
*Simply dissolve 1/2 cup – 1 cup or more of our Magnesium Flakes into a warm bath, then let soak into clean skin for 20 minutes or more.
*For a foot bath, all you need is a tablespoon to get your magnesium fix. These flakes are easily absorbed into the skin and a great stress reliever after a long day. Soaking in magnesium flakes is a calming way to boost magnesium levels while treating dry skin.
If you’re pressed for time, then a magnesium spray is the perfect solution!
Our Magnesium Spray is ideal for using after a hard workout at the gym because it works to help relax any tension. As magnesium can help to aid joint aches and pains, it’s great to keep in your bag for any pain relief throughout the day too!
If you’re after a magnesium spray that smells delicious, then you can’t pass up our JOINT CARE spray and can either be left on the skin after applying, or washed off after 20 minutes. Topical magnesium sprays can work to promote relaxation, and can be applied to the base of the neck or anywhere else on the body Despite this spray’s small size, if used daily it will last you up to three months!
Magnesium oil benefits
Using magnesium oil
Magnesium oil has a very high concentration of magnesium, so it takes some experimentation to see how well your skin absorbs it. For thinner and sensitive skin, start with a magnesium cream, then move onto oils when your skin has adjusted to absorbing magnesium. When it’s time to move onto oils, look at our MAG+ blend– it’s not as sticky as straight Magnesium oil, and can be absorbed more easily.
Magnesium to help sleep
Application of magnesium oil may help you get to sleep quicker. Sleep deprivation is a common sign of magnesium deficiency. In addition to this, other symptoms such as restlessness, headaches and sore muscles can affect your ability to have a great nights’ sleep. Apply magnesium oil on affected areas of the body, or on the back of your neck to help minimize any of these symptoms before going to bed.
Massages can be even more beneficial when magnesium products are involved. Adding a magnesium oil to your regular massage oil can soothe sore muscles and mild tension. It is also wonderful to rub directly into muscles after working out. Our magnesium JOINT CARE blend will surprise you at how quickly your muscles and joints start to relax and feel better. Life. Is. Short. Choose Natural Options first.