Restores cellular magnesium levels Acts as a cellular protectant Supports detoxification Relieves aches and pains Improves mood and relieves stress Encourages healthy skin tissue What are Ancient Minerals Magnesium Bath Flakes? 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. Where Do Ancient Minerals Magnesium Bath Flakes Come From? 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. How do I use Ancient Minerals Magnesium Bath Flakes? For therapeutic use, dissolve 1 to 3 cups of magnesium flakes (or more) in full tub bath or foot bath and soak for 30 minutes or more. Temperature of the water should be 101F to 103F (not hot). Hot bath water causes the skin to eliminate rather than absorb. Following the bath, rinse skin with cool running water, then pat skin dry with a towel and apply a natural moisturizer.
This is so important that I must mention "The Magnesium Miracle" by Carolyn Dean, MD & ND ~ she only has one sentence about topical application, but this is the way to do it best and cheapest: place 1/2 c of the flakes in 2 c water in a plastic spray bottle. Use all over your skin (hair too if you shower the next day; otherwise, a bit sticky residue there) ~ do it each night. I don't have time to give all of the results but now our entire family (hub, 4 s..