Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
A study conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and published in The New York Times, found that volunteers who received a 45-minute Swedish massage experienced significant decreases in levels of the stress hormone cortisol, as well as arginine vasopressin-a hormone that can lead to increases in cortisol. Volunteers also had increases in the number of lymphocytes, white blood cells that are part of the immune system, and a boost in the immune cells that may help fight colds and the flu.
Boosting magnesium levels provides support for a range of health conditions and optimal amounts are critical for good health. We source magnesium from the ancient Zechstein Seabed, extracting it in a 100% raw, natural, toxin-free state. All of our Magnesium Massage gel and oil products are absorbed transdermally into the body via massage.
Q: WHAT IS MAGNESlUM OIL? Magnesium Oil is a highly concentrated, liquid form of magnesium chloride (MgCl2). Magnesium chloride in the form of magnesium oil is ideal for use in transdermal massage applications because it is rapidly absorbed through the skin, and therefore rapidly can elevate low or depleted levels of magnesium in the body.Magnesium oil can safely, effectively, and rapidly increase magnesium levels in tissues. It is well known that magnesium intake (i.e., through diet) continues declining in modern, western societies due to increasingly depleted soils and the failure to replenish magnesium in soils due to the practices of industrial agriculture. These facts establish the need for greater magnesium intake, which may include the use of magnesium supplements, including the transdermal application of magnesium oil). These facts also support and explain the rising popularity of transdermal magnesium therapy among health care practitioners and health-conscious individuals.