A recent innovation on the market, transdermal magnesium is gaining in popularity as a fast method of taking this essential element on board, without resorting to tablets. If you're new to the concept of a magnesium spray, or want to find out what the fuss is about, take a look at our information guide to the health and well-being benefits this product can have.
What does the body use magnesium for?
Magnesium is essential to a wide range of physiological functions. As well as being key to bone health, the body also uses magnesium to:
Playing such a key role in well-being, it's worrying that research shows that around a third of Australian adults aren't consuming enough magnesium in their diet. Over time, magnesium deficiency has been shown to increase the likelihood of chronic disease, including Type II diabetes.
Why supplement magnesium levels using a spray?
Although nuts, beans (legumes) and seafood are all good sources of magnesium, absorption is slow and dependent on regular intake of magnesium-rich foods. Magnesium tablets are a blunt instrument, as, once swallowed, there is no way of controlling the speed of absorption. For people who want to enjoy the fast physiological benefits which magnesium can bring, a magnesium spray is ideal. Easy to apply and acting quickly due to the way it's administered, a magnesium spray can:
When to use a magnesium spray?
Ideally, a magnesium spray should be used on clean, dry skin, as this helps to enhance absorption. After showering is a great time to apply magnesium spray. It can also be applied topically to joints and muscles which have been working particularly hard.
A magnesium spray may enhance exercise performance, as well as confer a number of other helpful health benefits. Shop our range HERE to find one that suits your lifestyle.
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For first blog for the year and I wanted to keep it fun and summer themed. As the weather has shockingly been turning it on here in Newy over the last week (La Niña who???), indoor activities are out and sunshine, and outdoor fun and in!
However as much as we try our hardest to SLIP, SLOP, SLAP! We can never be too careful with our skin, especially here in Australia with that bloody great big hole in the ozone layer.
Enter Vitamin E.
Vitamin E is a tried and true ingredient in body and face moisturisers and there’s a good reason for that. It works. We traditionally know vitamin E as a treatment for scars, skin discolourations and anti-aging but did you know that it helps prevent and heal sunburn? Here are some Vitamin E tidbits to solidify why it really is the queen of ‘must have’ skin care ingredients.