As we live in a world with depleted nutrients in our food, we need to stay alert to our bodies and how they are speaking to us. No one knows your body like you do and having a listening ear to its needs is paramount to keep you healthy and strong.
Today I want to talk about Magnesium and the benefits it gives you.
Magnesium plays an essential role in over 300 enzyme reactions in the body, supporting muscle and nerve function, immune support and regulating blood pressure. In the past 50 years, there has been a 60% reduction of Magnesium in food, and as a result, it is becoming increasingly difficult to meet our daily requirements of this vital mineral without the use of supplements.
Low Magnesium levels can contribute to sleep problems, depression, muscle aches, cramps and spasms, and weakness in the bones, heart and lungs. It can affect your fertility, especially in women. Magnesium is vital for a healthy pregnancy.
Increasing your Magnesium intake can contribute to the functioning of the nervous system, the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, normal psychological function, and the maintenance of normal teeth and bones.
When purchasing Magnesium Chloride make sure it naturally sourced from the prehistoric Zechstein seabed. I find the Magnesium oil the best choice and it comes in an easy to use spray bottle.
You want to be spraying up to 10-15 sprays on your limbs and rubbing this into the skin. If you use the spray and it stings then you know you are low in Magnesium. The first time I used it I felt like my legs where burning!
After regular use for three months you should give it a break as this should be enough to get your levels up. To be on the safe side always go by the prescribed amount by your Naturopathic Practitioner, Herbalist or Homeopathic Practitioner. This is a natural product and so you will need to be seeing a professional who works in tandum with our planet and its resources and isn’t reliant on giving you a drug.
I find the spray particularly good after doing a lot of exercise and it is best applied after having a bath or shower.
It’s best to get nutrients, like magnesium, from food sources whenever possible, since they provide other health benefits, too. Foods rich in magnesium include green leafy vegetables, whole grains, beans and nuts. However, the Magnesium oil will help if you have a diet low in this vital mineral.