Magnesium and sulfate are the main components of Epsom Salt and take part in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body not to mention the healing properties they have. Magnesium helps maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps regulate blood glucose levels and aids in the production of energy and proteins.
Magnesium is a key component of the body’s minerals and it is well known for its significant role in reducing inflammation and in pain relief. Epsom salt has been used for centuries across many cultures, to reduce inflammation and manage pain. The human body needs Magnesium to regulate more than 325 enzymes and pathways. It is also required for the proper functioning of muscles and nerves; it prevents the hardening of the arteries and reduces inflammation. Magnesium is instrumental in managing the inflammation of certain conditions such as arthritis.
Stress can decrease Magnesium levels. in addition, Our depleted soils don’t provide us with enough Magnesium to meet our daily required intake. and restore the necessary levels through our diets. We have to look for alternative ways to take Magnesium. 90% of the world’s population has some type of Magnesium deficiency.
How we can get Magnesium:
Magnesium can be absorbed through the digestive tract but it has been observed that it is not easily absorbed in the form of supplements. The stomach acids make the Magnesium supplements ineffective; as a result. one of the most effective ways to absorb Magnesium is through the skin. The heat generated in an Epsom Salt bath or float helps increase the circulation of the blood reducing the swelling caused by arthritis. Magnesium in the Epsom salt is known to possess anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties. What better way to absorb it than floating in 800 pounds of Epsom salt? An Epsom Salt bath helps restore Magnesium.