For soothing and relaxing body or foot soaks.
Ancient Minerals magnesium flakes are dry flakes of magnesium chloride hexahydrate and other trace minerals, in a convenient and economical form for utilization in baths and foot soaks. Ancient Minerals magnesium flakes are approximately 47% magnesium chloride by weight.
Ancient Minerals magnesium flakes are extracted from the Ancient Zechstein Seabed in Europe, 1600 to 2000 meters deep in the interior of the Earth. Well protected for the last 250 million years, they are the most pure magnesium flakes in the world and a mark of purity on every bottle of Ancient Minerals.
What is Balneotherapy?
- Natural approach to physical therapy using water and minerals.
- Dating back centuries, the Greeks and Romans would bathe in mineral-rich hot springs to treat a variety of ailments.
- People all over the world continue to seek out hot springs for a therapeutic soak.
- Promotes healing-- increases circulation, encourages detox and eases stress.
- In water immersion, the skin’s absorption of the minerals can be considerable, especially with total body immersion.
- Replicate the art of balneotherapy at home with mineral-rich salts in your bath.
How is this different than epsom salts?
Magnesium bath flakes are made from magnesium chloride. Epsom salts are magnesium sulfate. Although both contain a form of magnesium, magnesium chloride is much better suited for topical application. Magnesium chloride is the best choice because of its clinical and pharmacological effects, and its lower tissue toxicity as compared to magnesium sulfate. Magnesium chloride is more easily assimilated, and therefore more bioavailable or absorbed and utilized by the body. Whereas magnesium sulfate is not as easily absorbed and utilized in the body.
Where does Ancient Minerals magnesium chloride come from?
Ancient Minerals magnesium is harvested from the Zechstein seabed, isolated from the forces of modern pollution. Genuine Zechstein magnesium is globally the most coveted source of naturally occurring magnesium chloride in existence. The Genuine Zechstein emblem is a mark of purity on every Ancient Mienrals product, and is an assurance that you are receiving only the finest natural magnesium chloride in the world.
Is this the best application for children and how much should be used?
Ancient Minerals magnesium baths are the preferred application by most parents, and have been used with great success on children as young as 6 months old. They are not only safe, but also highly therapeutic and can calm even the most restless young ones. Use 1/2 cup to 1 cup in a small bath.
How often should I take a magnesium bath?
You can take an Ancient Minerals magnesium bath as often as you'd like.
Dissolve 250-750g of the magnesium flakes in a tub or basin and enjoy for 30 minutes or more. To facilitate absorption of the magnesium, the water shouldn't be too hot. For a more therapeutic bath, increase the amount of flakes. For external use only.
Genuine Zechstein Magnesium Chloride Flakes (and trace minerals)
Keep the zip lock bag sealed or the magnesium flakes will absorb water from the air and return to a liquid state.
Magnesium Bath Flakes 750g
- Brand: Ancient Minerals®
- Product Code: 268873
- Availability: Out Of Stock