10 Magnesium Oil Benefits (How to make your own magnesium oil)
- 1 cup magnesium chloride flakes
- 1 cup distilled water
- Boil the water in a non-reactive pan.
- Pour the water in a non-reactive bowl or glass then add the flakes. Cover it to prevent evaporation.
- Put it in a glass bottle or container once it cools down.
By Twain Yobra
Posted Monday, January 23, 2017 at 03:42pm EST
Chances are you have magnesium deficiency. The truth is you may not have enough magnesium in the intracellular level even though tests show your magnesium levels are normal, research shows.
A few decades ago it was easy to get enough magnesium from dark vegetables and nuts. But it’s much harder to get it from food nowadays because soil worldwide is greatly depleted in magnesium. In fact, spinach has lost 87 percent of its magnesium since 1950.
Taking magnesium supplements isn’t the best option. When magnesium is taken orally it can cause diarrhea and loose bowel movement.
The body absorbs magnesium fastest when it’s applied on the skin. Here are 10 benefits of using magnesium oil.
This is one of the top uses of magnesium oil. It can be used to reduce lower back pain, joint pain, and arthritis symptoms.
Magnesium helps relieve pain and muscle soreness. Apply it on the source of pain.
Boost dental health
You can spray magnesium in the mouth to improve gum health and prevent plaque buildup. It can even lower risk of mouth cancer. Remember to spit it out after using it.
Strengthen your bones
Studies show magnesium helps the body absorb calcium. Getting enough magnesium will ensure your bones and teeth remain strong.
Treat skin problems
Applying magnesium oil will fix skin problems like acne and oily skin. It has also been proven to treat, eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea.
Magnesium helps balance hormones and reduce stress. In fact, most anti-anxiety meds have magnesium.
Improve quality of sleep
This oil will relax your brain and the nervous system. It will help you fall asleep faster and sleep deeply.
Getting enough magnesium helps insulin work properly. This consequently reduces symptoms of diabetes.
This study showed that getting enough magnesium helped lower blood pressure in hypertension patients.
According to this study, magnesium supplements reduce migraines frequency and migraine pain.
How to make magnesium oil at home
What you need:
How to make it:
Spray the oil on the affected spot or massage it in.
Let it sit for 30 minutes before washing it off.