Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotion Goodnight
Goodnight Lotion combines the benefits of topical magnesium with topical melatonin in a moisturizing lotion. What is melatonin? A substance naturally produced by the body that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. It is also a ubiquitous and powerful free radical scavenger; and production of melatonin is thought to decrease as we age, making it more difficult to have a good night’s sleep.
- Enhanced benefits of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotion
- Includes melatonin, which aids in restful sleep
- Melatonin helps support skin structure and skin health
- Excellent for regulating sleep cycle when traveling
- Melatonin is a potent antioxidant, which supports cell health
25mg elemental magnesium with 3mg melatonin and 25mg elemental organic sulfur (from OptiMSM) per 1ml / 1 full pump press.
Purified water, Genuine Zechstein magnesium chloride, methylsulfonylmethane (OptiMSM), organic vegetable glycerin, organic simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, squalane (olive), cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, organic cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, glyceryl stearate, cetyl alcohol, organic butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), xanthan gum, lactobacillus ferment, cocos nucifera (coconut) fruit extract, melatonin, citrus sinensis (sweet orange) oil, sodium hyaluronate
Product Application and Usage
Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotion Goodnight is a smooth, quickly absorbed emulsion of magnesium chloride and melatonin in a skin-nourishing base of certified organic oils. Ancient Minerals is fragrance free and does not contain any formaldehyde releasing preservatives.
A gentler concentration of magnesium chloride than our magnesium oil or magnesium gel products, Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotion supplies therapeutically effective amounts of magnesium while protecting the most sensitive of skin.
Simply apply recommended amount to chest, neck, or abdomen 30 minutes before sleep for best results.
Magnesium Lotion and Your Health
Studies show that most Americans have magnesium deficient diets, with one in five getting less than half the RDA for magnesium in their daily diets. 1
Magnesium works within our cells — the powerhouses, factories and regulators of the body’s systems. Its crucial role in over 300 fundamental biochemical reactions affects the brain, the muscles, the heart and blood vessels, and ultimately our overall health and well-being.
Yet magnesium has been placed on the short list of nutrients of concern by the U.S. Department of Health 2 due to widespread low intake. While many are aware of the importance of calcium, the parallel and in some ways even more crucial role of magnesium is less widely known.
Dr. Carolyn Dean, M.D., naturopathic doctor, and author of The Magnesium Miracle has said:
The real miracle is that that modern man gets by as well as he does with so little of this essential nutrient. A hundred years ago — before we depleted our soil with greedy agricultural practices — the average person received at least 500 mg of magnesium a day, according to the US Department of Agriculture. Without supplementation, in 2009, even on a pure organic diet, you’re looking at only 150 mg at best. Those on a pure McDonald’s diet may be lucky to get 50 mg. And we may need between 600 and 900 mg… per day!” 3
Oral supplementation, on the other hand, encounters difficulties of absorption due to problems in the GI tract. Because all magnesium taken orally is potentially laxative, the ability to absorb magnesium through the GI tract is limited by shortened transit time.
Oral magnesium can be inconvenient as well, due to the amount needed for adequate dosage, and of course the need to swallow large pills. And sufficient magnesium is usually not added to multi-vitamins.
Considering these difficulties, topical magnesium shows clear benefits. Magnesium lotion, the gentlest form of topical magnesium, is:
- Formulated for the most sensitive of individuals
- Delivered through the skin, easily assimilated, and well-tolerated
- Directly available to muscular systems that require magnesium to function
Experts such as Dr. Mark Sircus, Ac. O.M.D., author of the book Transdermal Magnesium Therapy welcome topical magnesium as an exciting new way to enhance your intake. According to Dr. Sircus:
Just applying it to the skin like you would suntan lotion, it goes right through the skin. So, you can put this on the body and combine it with touch, and you’re getting into an area, I call it “magnesium massage”… It’s for me the best way of applying magnesium. ” 4
Our complete line of topical magnesium products, including our magnesium bath flakes, magnesium gel, and magnesium oil spray, combine the healing power of the body’s largest organ — the skin — with the life sustaining properties of one of our most vital minerals.
Ancient Minerals is the #1 doctor-recommended brand.
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An estimated 75% of Americans’ diets are deficient in magnesium. Are you getting enough?
What Our Customers are Saying
As soon as my sample was finished, I knew this was a product that I could not go without. Every week my normal deep tissue massage sessions were now always magnesium massage sessions and I purchased the half gallon… I have used it for about 60 days now, and not ONE migraine, not even one headache. This product is amazing and has completely changed my life. *
My skin is smooth. There’s no pain, no swelling. I’m wearing capri’s again to show off my great legs and my great ankles! They’re not swollen up anymore. *
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|1.||↑||King DE, Mainous AG 3rd, Geesey ME, Woolson RF. Dietary magnesium and C-reactive protein levels. Journal Of The American College Of Nutrition. 2005 Jun;24(3):166-71. Available from: MEDLINE with Full Text, Ipswich, MA. Accessed November 6, 2009.|
|2.||↑||U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Adequate Nutrients Within Calorie Needs. In: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005. 2005. Available at: http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/document/pdf/DGA2005.pdf. Accessed January 28, 2010.|
|3.||↑||Dean C. My 1.2 Trillion Milligram Magnesium Bailout Plan. Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD ND, The Doctor of the Future, Uncensored Natural Health Blog. February 13, 2009.|
|4.||↑||Sircus M. (Interviewee). Author of Transdermal Magnesium Therapy, Dr. Mark Sircus, on Magnesium Supplements [Video File]. United States: Enviromedica. Oct. 26, 2010. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlAKz-uf1iw. Accessed October 29, 2010.|