Magnesium body lotion benefits

Magnesium body lotion benefits

Could using a Magnesium lotion help promote restful sleep, boost your overall health and help your tired muscles to rest and repair? In this post we explore the benefits of using a Magnesium body lotion.

By Hannah Mepham

6 Minute read

Could using a Magnesium lotion help promote restful sleep, boost your overall health and help your tired muscles to rest and repair?

In this post we explore the benefits of using a Magnesium body lotion.

 

Why is Magnesium important?

Magnesium is a mineral that plays a key role in assisting more than 300 enzymes to carry out various chemical reactions in the body ranging from building proteins and strong bones, to helping regulate blood sugar, blood pressure, and muscle and nerve functions.

Magnesium is vital for optimal health and wellbeing but many of us don’t have enough of it.

Linked to many health benefits, including good rest and a healthy heart, according to the NHS, men aged 19-64 need approximately 300mg of Magnesium a day. Women need less, and the NHS recommends that women aged 19-64 intake 270mg a day[i].

This vital mineral can be found in food sources such as; Avocado, nuts, seeds, whole grains, legumes, leafy greens, banana, tofu and dark chocolate, and is also available in dietary supplements and in topical Magnesium lotions.

 

Magnesium foods

 

Despite this widespread availability of Magnesium wellbeing products, UK figures from 2018 suggest that up to 10-30% of the population could be deficient in magnesium[ii].



What does Magnesium lotion do for the body?

Looking at topical Magnesium lotions in particular, the functions and benefits of Magnesium lotion will very much depend on the lotion’s formulation. We use pure, natural Zechstein™ Magnesium chloride, the most pristine source of Magnesium chloride in the world.

Some people find that using Magnesium lotions can cause stinging on application, others report that they leave their skin feeling dry and itchy.

Alexandra Kay used Magnesium lotions to manage her own muscle fatigue and found that the formulations she tried left her delicate skin feeling itchy, tight, and dry.

 

Alexandra Kay

 

She created Time to Restore to offer a high-quality Magnesium lotion that can be used to ease sore, tight muscles, after physical activity and prior to sleep to help facilitate an efficient uptake of Magnesium ions whilst also hydrating the skin and soothing tired muscles.

 

Time to Restore

 


How does magnesium get absorbed by the skin?

While the skin does act as a barrier, it is not a complete barrier. The porous nature of our skin, with its millions of tiny openings, allows not only sweat and toxins to escape, but also enables the absorption of some substances.

Once a substance passes through the outer layers of skin, it passes into the lymph and local vascular (blood vessel) system and soon after into the bloodstream.

A replenishing natural body lotion enhanced with natural Zechstein™ Magnesium chloride, Time to Restore Magnesium Lotion provides a comfortable skin experience for all skin types.

 

More benefits of our Magnesium lotion

Time to Restore Magnesium Lotion blends Zechstein™ Magnesium Chloride with Omega-rich plant oils and moisturising natural actives that hydrate, calm and replenish the skin barrier.

We have formulated this soothing Magnesium lotion with a hydrating matrix of sustainably harvested Red Algae and Amylopectin from the waste products from the refinement of Rice. These have been shown to increase skin ceramide production, reduce trans-epidermal water loss and enhance skin barrier function.

Another key active in this natural and organic Magnesium lotion is CB2-Skin™ Biofunctional. This remarkable active is derived from Patchouli and has been shown to:

  • Calm discomfort by relaxing and soothing the skin
  • Reduce skin irritation and itchiness
  • Improve skin barrier function to protect against irritation
  • Support collagen regeneration



Great consideration was also given to the scent used in Time to Restore Magnesium Lotion and it benefits from the relaxing aromas of 10 calming, pure essential oils which help unwind the mind to support peaceful relaxation.

 



Can you use Magnesium lotion daily?

Time to Restore Magnesium Lotion is best applied daily to help restore the body’s magnesium levels and promote good rest.

If you are pregnant or you have a medical condition and are unsure if you can use Magnesium lotions, it is best to seek advice from your GP, midwife or Consultant.

Those advised by medical professionals to manage their intake of Magnesium are best to discuss with their doctor, nutritionist or consultant whether a dietary form of Magnesium or a topical form of Magnesium best suits their needs.

Tips for a restful night’s sleep: Soak in a warm bath enriched with added minerals from Dead Sea salt or Epsom salt and a few drops of Alexandra Kay Time to Sleep essential oil blend. After bathing, pat your skin dry and then massage Time to Restore Magnesium Lotion all over your body.

 

Time to sleep

 

Discover wellbeing with Alexandra Kay

Our Magnesium lotion is part of a wider wellbeing collection from Alexandra Kay. This inspirational range draws on natural essential oils and plant extracts to calm your mind and comfort your body.

Discover the range here:

 

 

Browse the full natural wellbeing range now.

 

 

For more information on using Time to Restore Magnesium Lotion as part of your natural wellbeing routine, please contact our friendly UK customer care team on 01403 740350.

 

[i] https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals/others/

[ii] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5786912/

 

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