How to Use Topical Magnesium
Magnesium (Mg) is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body. It plays vital roles in our organs, cells, brain... our entire body’s function!
Magnesium helps the body do things like convert food into energy, form proteins from amino acids, repair and create RNA and DNA, transport nutrients across cell membranes, and also helps with muscle contractions and maintaining a normal heart rhythm.
Why Topical Magnesium?
Transdermal or topical means to be applied through the skin. Topical Magnesium is an easier, more convenient, and typically more affordable way to make sure you’re getting enough magnesium and is particularly helpful in helping increase the amount magnesium that is actually absorbed by your body.
When using topical Magnesium, purity is essential- so the type of Magnesium you use matters. This is why Herbal Mana products containing Magnesium use only USP Grade Magnesium Chloride Oil. USP is "a chemical grade of sufficient purity to meet or exceed requirements of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP); acceptable for food, drug, or medicinal use."
(Learn how to tell if you're getting enough Magnesium here)
(Pictured: Herbal Mana 8oz DMSO+Magnesium bottle with Spray Top)
How to Apply Magnesium Topically
Avoid direct contact with eyes and other sensitive areas. If redness or irritation occurs, rinse with cool water. Magnesium chloride may sting or itch if you have skin that is sensitive, irritated or broken. This can also indicate a Magnesium deficiency. Skin irritation should only last a few minutes and your skin will get used to the magnesium the more you use it.
Apply your Magnesium Oil to where you're experiencing pain. Apply magnesium every day to clean skin and massage gently. Using Magnesium 20 minutes before showering or rinsing will help you to receive full and complete absorption of the minerals.
If you are not experiencing pain, Magnesium can be applied to the legs, arms, shoulders, chest, stomach, etc.
You will be the best judge of how much oil you need a day to find the relief you need. Apply gradually as you increase the amount of oil used. When using magnesium for the first time, start with a lesser amount and gradually increase the amount you use.
It is important to remember, while Magnesium Oil can help with symptomatic relief, you will get the best results if you use your Magnesium regularly to build up your levels. This is especially important when using Magnesium to help with stress management and energy levels.
(Pictured: 8oz bottle of USP Grade Magnesium Chloride Oil by Herbal Mana)
Using DMSO + Magnesium Topically
DMSO is a natural pain reliever and anti-inflammatory. Because DMSO is able to penetrate the skin and is an excellent carrier (meaning it can carry other things through with it), it is important to wash your hands and the area you’ll be applying DMSO products.
Herbal Mana has created a special blend of DMSO + Magnesium. Because DMSO can enhance the absorption of things that are applied with it, it can help your body absorb more Magnesium than if you were to take Magnesium orally it or apply Magnesium topically by itself.
This DMSO and Magnesium blend can be the perfect way not only to supplement your Magnesium intake but also to help relieve aches and pains.
(Pictured: 8oz bottle of DMSO +Magnesium)
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.