Why use Magnesium Chloride?
What is magnesium Chloride?
Magnesium chloride is the most absorb-able form of magnesium and is naturally occurring element and is extracted salt water solutions from the sea. Most people are not aware that Australia has large deposits of magnesium chloride. The extraction of magnesium chloride involves extracting magnesium chloride brine, water is then removed from the salt water through solar evaporation (Sircus, 2007, pg. 189).
Magnesium Chloride is the most absorb-able magnesium out of all different types of magnesium. For example, Magnesium chloride has a better absorption rate compared to magnesium oxide (Epson salt).
What is Magnesium Chloride and Magnesium Flake?
Magnesium chloride extracted from the sea is turned into 'Magnesium Flake'. When magnesium flakes is mixed with water; the magnesium flakes turn into a greasy liquid substance; like an 'oil' as people describes giving it a name 'magnesium oil' this then can be applied by spraying it onto the skin.
What are the benefits of using Magnesium Chloride Flakes and magnesium Oil Spray?
Magnesium Chloride Flakes and Magnesium chloride sprays use has several numbers of benefits to the body. Some of these are:
- Energy Booster -it plays a big role in the energy production and cell physiology function.
- Improved cognitive and memory function
- Natural pain relief remedy - can be applied to sore joints and muscles.
- When used as mouthwash spray; it can help strengthen your teeth and can assist in minimizing gingivitis.
As briefly discussed in the previous section: oral magnesium supplement vs. topical spray; magnesium is best absorbed transdermally - when taking oral magnesium supplements; less than 10% of it are absorbed by the body. The recommended daily requirement for magnesium intake is between 300-400mg. A teaspoon of Downunderoil magnesium spray contains approximately 1050mg of magnesium and can be classed as 'food grade quality'.