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Transdermal Magnesium Technology

Transdermal Magnesium Technology

A commonly overlooked yet vital nutrient, magnesium is crucial for healthy bones as it makes up part of the skeleton’s framework. It’s presence in every cell of our body is essential, as its responsible for over 300 different actions in the body.

Our need for magnesium has never been so great, as a magnesium-rich body will be stronger, more flexible and better able to resist both physical and emotional stress.

Modern diet and pressured lifestyles have resulted in a drastically poor magnesium intake, significantly lower than anything experienced before.

Magnesium is an important nutrient that works to support

  • Relaxation and sleep
  • Relief from muscle tension
  • Reduction in tiredness and fatigue
  • Exercise and sports performance

Supplementing this vital mineral ensures you maintain a healthy, balanced body–however, traditional supplementation can prove inconsistent in delivering active levels of magnesium into the body.

Our need for magnesium has never been so great...

80% of older people (65+) are deficient in magnesium.
53% of our teenage girls have daily levels that indicate gross deficiency.
The level of magnesium within our diet has declined by 21% since 1940
70% of all UK adults may be magnesium deficient and the majority of children fail to get the basic RNI

National Diet and Nutrition Survey 2008 - 2012. Public Health England

No-pill formulation

betteryou transdermal magnesium

BetterYou transdermal magnesium provides fast, effective method of remineralisation compared to other methods of supplementation.

Pioneered by BetterYou over 12 years ago, there are a growing number of trials and studies showing the effectiveness of transdermal magnesium compared to tablet and capsule supplementation.

  • Fast and effective supplementation
  • Pioneering delivery method
  • Backed by science
  • Utilises a pure source of magnesium chloride
  • Free from man-made pollutants and heavy metals

Applied directly onto the skin, the magnesium is quickly absorbed, bypassing the digestive system where many nutrients, including magnesium, are poorly absorbed.

How does transdermal magnesium work?

Pioneered by BetterYou over 12 years ago, transdermal (through the skin) application provides an effective method of remineralisation.

Spray delivers tiny droplets

Apply directly to the skin and massage in well to stimulate absorption.

Droplets are absorbed

Magnesium is quickly absorbed into the epidermis.

Formulation enters the bloodstream

Magnesium is utilised by the body to support over 300 enzymatic actions.

What are the benefits of magnesium supplementation?

Aids relaxation and sleep
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Relieves muscle tension
Contributes to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue
Supports exercise and sports performance
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We only use the most bioavailable form of magnesium – Magnesium chloride.
Magnesium helps bones absorb calcium and gives skin a natural healthy glow.
Helps to repair and replenish, leaving you with soft and supple skin.
Contributes to improved flexibility.
Pure source and free from man-man pollutants.
Magnesium aids the relief of muscle tension and stiffness.
Helps you relax and unwind ready for sleep
Aids working muscle tissue and speeds recovery time.

Purity of source

BetterYou Zechstein magnesium chloride comes from a natural source, deep inside the Earth’s crust. It has been protected from man-made pollutants for over 250 million years, ensuring quality and purity.

Every batch we mine is chemically analysed and this certificate accompanies every product we bottle. Our stringent testing ensures every product contains only our purest form of magnesium chloride.

Exceptional testing standards

All BetterYou products are subjected to exacting quality checks to ensure that they deliver everything you expect them to. Every batch of transdermal magnesium is tested by an ISO accredited laboratory, with many products carrying the ‘Informed Sport’ accreditation to support professional and aspiring athletes.

We remain completed committed to the development of exceptional quality health supplements and research and testing underpins everything BetterYou stands for, enabling us to offer our customers complete peace of mind that our products provide exactly what they were developed to deliver–every time.

Backed by science

BetterYou is at the forefront of research into transdermal magnesium absorption and application and invest heavily in magnesium-based trials each year, partnering with some of the World’s best universities and hospitals.

NHS
The world's first clinical study of transdermal magnesium

We’ve been working with Dr Jeremy Nightingale and his team at St Mark’s Hospital, London, for a number of years. This year will see the completion of the world’s first clinical study investigating transdermal magnesium as an alternative to IV infusions and sub-cutaneous injections for patients with short bowel stomas.

cardiff university
Absorption tested by Cardiff University

Dr Charles Heard and his team at Cardiff University were instrumental in the development of our transdermal magnesium range and he continues to absorption-test every new line product, providing absolute confidence in the efficacy of our formulations.

Types of magnesium supplements

Transdermal magnesium comes in a range of formats suitable for different applications and preferences.

Magnesium Oil Sprays
Magnesium Oil Sprays

Unparalleled magnesium delivery. Highly researched and award-winning.

magnesium-bath-flakes
Magnesium Flakes

Pure magnesium chloride bath flakes, add to a warm body or foot bath for the ultimate in relaxation.

Magnesium Butter Lotions
Magnesium Lotions and Gels

Targeted application, helps to lock in moisture and improve skin health and elasticity.

Award-winning supplements

We pride ourselves on creating effective, scientifically proven products that support our customers’ lifestyles and it’s incredibly rewarding to receive industry and consumer accolades.

Awards have never driven us, but it’s wonderful to know that our customers and peers understand and appreciate what we do.

Beauty Shortlist Wellbeing Awards 2019 Winner
Janey Loves Award 2018
Mama and Baby Awards Winner 2018
Natural Organic Awards Europe 2018
NHT Summit Best Sports award
Men's Running Injury Prevention Award

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