A great form to explore the benefits of magnesium is through magnesium oil spray. Magnesium oil spray can be sprayed directly on the skin. This method is considered to be the most economical and efficient to most users. “Body spraying” can be done in a couple of ways. Spray the oil on isolated parts of your body such as the feet, arms, thighs, abdomen and other areas that need it like achy joints, sore muscles and muscle spasms. Apply on to the skin as much as you need.
Another approach on body spraying is applying the oil on to the body with a very liberal coating from the neckline down to the ankles, rubbing it in thoroughly. You can then rinse the residue after the body has absorbed the oil.
A tub soak is another method of applying magnesium oil spray. Adding magnesium oil on to your warm bath makes for a relaxing magnesium soak. A foot soak is also good especially if you need to treat your aching ankles and legs. Use very warm water in a basin large enough to accommodate your feet. Heated water helps in better circulation of the vessels and also keeps your pores open, giving more room for absorption.
The “sting factor” applies when magnesium oil is sprayed directly to the body and depends on how sensitive or dry your skin is, or if you have any open cuts. The sting eventually goes away after you rinse. Some choose to dilute the oil in 50 per cent spring water which reduces the stinging but also reduces the amount of magnesium oil that your body receives.
How to Maximize Magnesium Oil Benefits
Here are some things you can do to increase skin absorption of the magnesium oil:
1. Dry Skin Brushing. This is a skin care technique where one uses a natural vegetable bristle brush for cleansing the skin. This method removes dead skin cells and stimulates blood flow. Ideally, this should be done before showering, as the name implies, when the skin is dry.
2. Massage. Whether administered by a professional or just a family member, this method stimulates the blood flow on the skin and underlying tissues.
What not to do?
1. Do not apply lotion on to skin before using magnesium oil. Lotion and other kinds of oils will only saturate your skin and prevent better absorption of the magnesium.
2. Avoid applying on to the eyes, genitals, or freshly shaved face or underarms. It may sting a bit.
How Often Do I Use Magnesium Oil?
Ideally, using it each day with intensity for the first 3-4 months is suggested. Apply 1-2oz per day directly on to the body. It’s best to apply magnesium oil spray in increments, starting off with small amounts for the first days and gradually work your way up on increasing your daily usage.