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Better You


Suitable for Vegans


Better You Magnesium Gel is a skin essential mineral gel that has quick absorption for relaxing muscle and joint stiffness.

Magnesium Gel will undoubtedly be your go-to-product for discomforts such as cramping, joint stiffness and muscle tension. Using a transdermal delivery, which means through the skin, is the most effective form of magnesium delivery. This means the effects can be felt faster and directed to where they are needed the most. Without magnesium, our bodies become less flexible over time and its deficiency is linked with a few other health problems such as migraines, anxiety, depression and extreme fatigue. Make yourself a BetterYou, use this superior magnesium absorption gel as a topical treatment.

Benefits of Magnesium Gel:

  • Quickly absorbed and fast acting
  • Soothes joint stiffness, muscle cramps and tension
  • Improves flexibility, joint and muscle health
  • Suitable during pregnancy and for children, vegetarians and vegans

How to use: Apply a small pea sized amount 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.  Ideal for use on joints and muscles.  Reapply whenever needed.  1ml of gel delivers a minimum of 100mg of optimally absorbable elemental magnesium, with a teaspoon providing 500mg.  Once opened, store at room temperature and out of direct sunlight.  Keep out of children’s reach.   Do not exceed recommended dosage.  Supplements should not replace a balanced diet or healthy lifestyle.

No known contraindications with prescribed medications. For external use only; Avoid contact with eyes; Do not use on damaged or broken skin. 

Concentrated solution of ancient Zechstein Inside Magnesium Chloride (30%), Hydroxyl propyl starch phosphate, 100% natural magnesium source, officially approved by the vegetarian society.

What is the source of the magnesium chloride?
The magnesium chloride Better You use 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 the Better You Magnesium products.

Is magnesium safe to take orally?
Better You's magnesium supplements have been developed to be applied directly to the skin, so we do not recommend taking them orally.

I take medication, are there any contraindications?
There are no contraindications with any of the Better You 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 avoid 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 healthcare professional 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: BYU0042