Recovery Wellness Soak
Raw Medicines Recovery Magnesium Bath Soak is a topical (transdermal) high-dose form of Magnesium Sulphate mixed with Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) and organic essential oil Frankincense. Created to help replenish low Magnesium levels, reduce inflammation in the muscle and aid soft tissue repair post exercise or injury. This clever Naturopathic formulation is designed for athletes or exercise enthusiasts alike and is made for easy and effective absorption. A revitalizing mineral combination of Pink Himalayan sea salt and magnesium chloride and sulphate relaxes the nerves and softens your muscle fatigue adding to the luxurious and relaxing self care experience.
Make Raw Medicine your daily ritual
- Enhances your self care routine.
- Effective and easy absorbtion.
- Designed to target Magnesium deficiency.
- Targets muscle & soft tissue recovery.
- Aids with joint and muscle relaxation.
- Helps with joint and muscle fatigue and pain.
- Reduces inflammation.
- Improves rest & sleep.
- Helps with muscle cramps, twitching or spasms.
- Reduces restless leg syndrome.
- Includes organic extracts of frankinsense.
- Targets stress, anxiety and fatigue.
- 100% natural.
- Feel more calm and centred naturally.
- Comforts joint & muscle pain.
- Reduces PMS and mood swings.
- Helps to enhance concentration and memory.
Recovery Magnesium Bath Soak is a naturopathically formulated product that draws upon the latest scientific evidence, and over 20 years of clinical experience to create a whole body product that you will come back to time and time again.
100% Magnesium Sulphate, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Dead Seasalt, Himalayan seasalt & organic Frankincense oil.
Add 100g into a warm bath. For a relaxing foot soak - add 50-100g into a bucket of hot water, immersing feet for at least 20 mins. For lymphatic stimulation / circulation - mix 20-50g of soak into 1-2 tbsp oil (coconut or sesame) - scrub all of the body, from the feet to the heart in a circular motion.
1. How much should I put in the bath at one time?
We recommend you start at 2 cups per bath or approx 100gm.
2. Is it safe to have a Magnesium Sulphate bath when pregnant or breastfeeding?
Yes, it is safe to have a Magnesium Sulphate bath while pregnant and breastfeeding. Most people find it helps reduce the aches and pains of pregnancy. Mothers love it
3. Why does my body need Magnesium?
Magnesium is one of the most abundant elements in the human body and plays an elementary role in body functions and metabolism. Some of the essential functions associated with magnesium are:
Magnesium is required for over 300 different enzymes, helping the body to function correctly. Magnesium is one of the most important of all cofactors in the body.
Activities such as cell production or protein synthesis require ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) as a sole energy source in cells. Production of ATP is determined by magnesium. Absence of sufficient magnesium obstructs ATP production and thus normal cell function.
Magnesium is also responsible for facilitating normal DNA synthesis and thus overall cell function.
Magnesium also regulates homeostasis; balancing minerals in the body.
4. Where is Magnesium stored in my Body?
More than half of the magnesium in your body is stored in bones, and the remaining in various tissues throughout the body. Only about 1% of Magnesium is present in the blood.
5. What is a healthy level of Magnesium?
Healthy levels in a blood test of Magnesium are between 0.75 and 0.95 millimoles (mmol)
6. What happens when you are deficient in Magnesium?
If you are experiencing any of the following, you could have low magnesium levels in your body:
Twitching muscles, muscle cramps, RLS, shakes
Irritation, mood swings and fatigue
Unexplained anxiety and mental stress
Not being able to remember things clearly, foggy head
Loss of appetite
Resistant to insulin
7. What causes Magnesium deficiency?
A consistent poor diet (especially in elderly people or those who don’t have enough to eat)
Type 2 diabetes
Digestive problems such as Crohn’s disease interfering with absorption
Long-term vomiting or diarrhoea
Long-term use of diuretics
Some medicines (for example, fluid tablets and medicines for ulcers or reflux) can cause low magnesium levels if taken for long periods
8. What are the signs of Magnesium deficiency?
Early signs of magnesium deficiency can include:
loss of appetite
As deficiency progresses, people can experience:
lower calcium levels in the blood, known as hypocalcemia
lower potassium levels in the blood called hypokalemia
numbness and tingling in the arms and legs
cramps, muscle contractions and twitching
abnormal heart rhythms
Prolonged magnesium deficiency can have an adverse impact on long-term health and increase the risk of chronic diseases, including:
high blood pressure
type 2 diabetes
9. How can I find out my levels of Magnesium in my body?
A simple blood test will show where your Magnesium levels are at.
10. Is it safe to take Magnesium?
Yes Magnesium is a safe supplement to take within the recommended levels.
11. What happens if I take too much magnesium?
The first sign of excess Magnesium is loose bowels, very high doses of magnesium from supplements or medications can cause nausea, abdominal cramping and diarrhea.
12. Do some people need more Magnesium than others?
When people exercise, are under stress, pregnant women and breast feeding mothers have a higher need for Magnesium.
13. Is Magnesium safe to take when pregnant and breastfeeding?
The RDA for adult women 25 years and above is 300mg but rises when pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to:
14-18 years old pregnant 400mg breastfeeding 360mg
19-30 years old pregnant 350mg breastfeeding 310mg
31-50 years old pregnant 320mg breastfeeding 320mg
Please speak to your health care provider for your individual circumstances.