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Better You

200-ml

£12.95

Like a comforting hug for the body, this truly decadent Magnesium Body Butter helps improve elasticity, leaving skin replenished, rejuvenated, quenched and cared for. 

With a nourishing blend of Better You Magnesium Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Coconut Oil and Vitamin E, this beautiful, Paraben-free body moisturiser is the perfect way to rejuvenate and indulge your skin, top-to-toe. 

Dermatologically tested, BetterYou Magnesium Body Butter has also passed the most rigorous of trials so that you can be confident of its suitability for, and effective support, of the most sensitive skin conditions and the harshest of modern environments.

Benefits of Magnesium Body Butter:

  • 5ml of Body Butter delivers 75mg (21.5% NRV) magnesium
  • Dermatologically tested and certified atopic skin approved
  • Ideal for dry skin including eczema and psoriasis-prone skin
  • Leaves skin feeling beautifully supple
  • Effective magnesium absorption
  • Certified palm oil derivative free
  • Packaging is made from 100% recycled material and is 100% recyclable

Importance of Magnesium:

  • Magnesium is responsible for 325 chemical reactions inside the body and helps support calcium absorption, maintenance of normal bones and teeth, normal psychological function, and healthy functioning of the nervous system
  • Magnesium also helps improve rest and recovery by contributing to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue, electrolyte balance and supports normal energy-yielding metabolism

How to use: Apply 5ml around the body and massage well into the skin to stimulate absorption.  After a shower or bath is a great time to apply as the skin is warm and the pores are open which aids absorption.  Apply anywhere on the body avoiding delicate areas such as the eyes.  Concentrate on joints, muscles and areas of concern. Reapply whenever needed.  Once opened, store at room temperature and out of direct sunlight.  Use within 12 months of opening.  Keep out of children’s reach.  

You can use during pregnancy and breastfeeding however it is recommended to speak to your consulting your midwife or healthcare professional before beginning any supplementation.  No known contraindications with prescribed medications. For external use only; Avoid contact with eyes; Do not use on damaged or broken skin.

Aqua (Water), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Magnesium Chloride, Sorbitan Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Cetearyl Glucoside, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Parfum (Fragrance), Tocopherol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Citric Acid, Xanthan Gum, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Benzyl Salicylate, Coumarin, Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Hydroxycitronellal, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract.

What is the source of the magnesium chloride?
The magnesium chloride used is a solution mined in Veendam in the Netherlands. It is mined from an ancient seabed that has been condensed and purified for over 250 million years.  To mine the magnesium chloride, spring water is carefully pumped down to dissolve the seam and the solution is brought up to the surface. This solution is the foundation of our Magnesium products.

Is magnesium safe to take orally?
This magnesium supplement has been developed to be applied directly to the skin and for external use only. 

I take medication, are there any contraindications?
There are no contraindications with any of our transdermal magnesium products.  However, we always recommend speaking to your healthcare professional before starting any dietary supplements if you are on any medications or have any medical conditions.

Can I use transdermal magnesium during pregnancy?
Transdermal magnesium is perfectly safe to use during pregnancy with no restrictions on dosage levels during this time.  While some essential oils are advised to be avoided during pregnancy, those included in the Better You products (with the exception of Basil in Mind Flakes) are classified as safe. However, if you have any concerns relating to your own health, please seek the advise of your midwife or healthcare professional before starting any dietary supplements.

Can I overdose on transdermal magnesium?
You do not need to worry about overdosing when using transdermal magnesium. Upper limits are only set when using the product orally, as large doses can have a laxative effect due to it being a natural relaxant.  Toxic symptoms from increased magnesium intake are not common as the body eliminates excess amounts, unless there are serious problems with kidney function.  However, we always recommend speaking to your GP before starting any dietary supplements if you are on any medications or have any medical conditions.

The Magnesium Tingle.  What is it?
On initial application, you may experience a slight tingling sensation. This may indicate low magnesium levels and is the result of the high speed absorption of magnesium through the pores. This will pass with regular use and as absorption commences immediately, skin can be towelled off after massaging in.

Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of young children. Do not exceed the daily dose.  If pregnant, or breastfeeding, or if you are taking medication, or on medical care, consult your physician prior to use.  While we work to ensure that product information on our website is correct, on occasion manufacturers may alter their ingredient lists.  Actual product packaging and materials may contain more and/or different information than that shown on our website.  All information about the products on our website is provided for information purposes only. We recommend that you do not solely rely on the information presented on our website.  Please always read the labels, warnings, and directions provided with the product before using or consuming a product.  In the event of any safety concerns or for any other information about a product please carefully read any instructions provided on the label or packaging and contact the manufacturer.  Content on this site is not intended to substitute for advice given by medical practitioner, pharmacist, or other licensed health-care professional. Contact your health-care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem.  Information and statements about products are not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.  The customer reviews are only moderated for offensive content – they should not be regarded as medical or health advice; no reliance should therefore be placed on them; and they are not endorsed by Victoria Health. If you have any health problems or questions regarding the suitability of any product please contact a health professional. Products are not medicinal unless otherwise stated. Victoria Health accepts no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products by manufacturers or other third parties. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Product Code: BYU0040

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