Updated: Aug 2, 2019
Magnesium is an essential mineral that benefits practically everyone.
Men, women, elderly, children… they all reap health benefits when incorporating more magnesium into their routine.
However, women in particular stand to gain quite a bit from consistently using magnesium oil. That’s because there are some magnesium benefits that are unique to women and can make a huge impact on wellbeing.
90% of women suffer from some form of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), which can include bloating, headaches and moodiness in the days leading up to their period. (1) Sometimes, PMS symptoms are so severe that women need to seek medical treatment, miss work or miss school.
Magnesium supplementation can significantly reduce the negative effects of PMS.
Women who supplement with magnesium to help with PMS find that adding magnesium (2):
1) Decreases headaches
2) Curbs sugar cravings
3) Reduces weight gain
4) Eases nervous tension
5) Supports mood
6) Soothes painful cramps
7) Lessens breast pain
To feel the PMS-reducing benefits for yourself, you should start using magnesium oil daily to build up your body’s magnesium stores. Consistency is key, and it may take daily use over several weeks to feel a significant reduction in PMS symptoms.
For an extra boost when you’re not feeling well, try adding our magnesium bath flakes to a warm bath tub and soaking for 20-30 minutes.
Magnesium oil is simple to incorporate into your daily routine, and is a great way to give yourself a little extra self-care.