Is Magnesium a magic mineral with real benefits or just a fad?

The personal care industry, in the past couple of years has seen a rampant increase in the use of ‘beauty oils’ in products, especially in skincare and haircare products. These oils are available in a variety of types: Coconut oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, lavender oil etc. these oils have been talked about so much purely because of their amazing benefits. Some of these oils, along with having anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, also have proven records of treating and repairing various conditions such as acne, dry skin, chemically damaged hair etc.

Off late, people have been introduced to ‘Magnesium Oil’. Some people have also been calling it the magic mineral! Here’s why:

  • Alleviates muscle spasms, pains, period cramps:

Magnesium is known to be a natural antispasmodic Rubbing magnesium oil on joints, muscles is known to gradually reduce the pain.

 

  • Helps reduce stress and anxiety:

Typically, in situations of stress and anxiety, the first thing that gets reduced in the body is the Magnesium content? It is known to be an anti-anxiety/stress agent. Hence, consuming magnesium in any form (food, supplements etc.) is always a good idea.

 

  • Use it as a deodorant:

In our previous  blog  talked about how aluminium in your deodorants could be causing harsh effects on your skin and why you should avoid it, however, magnesium, on the other hand, is one ingredient you MUST look out for, in your deodorant. It is known to minimize BO caused by excessive perspiration.

 

  • Helps with skin ailments:

Magnesium oil is often used to solve a variety of skin issues like oily skin, acne prone skin.

 

 

  •  Helps get a good night sleep:

It aids in calming down and relaxing the brain.

These are just a few among the plethora of other benefits that Magnesium oil has, and guess what? It is easily found in foods that you consume on a daily basis:

 

Foods that are a rich source of Magnesium:

 

o   Green Leafy Vegetables (Spinach, Kale etc.)

o   Fruits (Avocados, Bananas etc.)

o   Vegetables (Cabbage, Broccoli, Green Beans etc.)

o   Seafood (Salmon, Tuna etc.)

o   Dark Chocolates

 

Isn’t it amazing how one single ingredient/mineral that we consume in our daily lives could have the most amazing benefits?! The icing on the cake is that you can make your OWN magnesium oil. You could do it as a DIY in your free time or during weekends. Let us know in the comments section below if you want a blog on ‘How to DIY Magnesium Oil at home in just a few minutes!’

 

While you are at it, check out this kickass product by Luna Nectar Nocturne Magnesium Spray: It is a unisex topical magnesium oil that is said to be of great help with sleep, reducing anxiety, stress and muscle recovery.

 

 

Here’s what their customers had to say about this product:

“I sprayed this on myself and within fifteen minutes, I was fast asleep snoring on the couch!”– Winston T., Delta

I have really bad insomnia and used to take magnesium powder that would leave me feeling very drowsy in the mornings. I’ve also used magnesium sprays that made me itchy that I usually have to wash it off with water immediately. With Nocturne, I get such a restful sleep and wake up feeling clear-headed and refreshed, and it doesn’t itch! Marianne S., Vancouver

“My body can’t take magnesium orally, as my doctor says it goes straight through me without absorbing it. It is so neat how I can now absorb magnesium straight through my skin with Nocturne!”Alessia D., Vancouver

Were you aware of these amazing benefits of Magnesium Oil? Let us know in the comments section below if it has worked for you!

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