Benefits of Magnesium?

A Better Quality Sleep with Magnesium

Magnesium Explained: it is a poly-active essential mineral and is important to many body functions. It can help with blood sugar regulation, bone health, sleep, boosts mood, muscle and nerve function and metabolism.

Magnesium and Sleep

Magnesium helps to calm the nervous system. It calms the body and mind before bed and allows for a deep and replenished sleep allowing you to wake up refreshed. It activates the part of the brain responsible to help you sleep, while inhibiting the parts of the brain that keep you awake and conscious.

Sources of Magnesium

The best natural sources of Magnesium: Dark leafy greens, legumes, nuts, seeds, wheat germ, fish, avocados, soybeans.

Consuming a lot of processed fats, refined sugars, salt, synthetic sweeteners, or caffeine hinders your body’s ability to absorb magnesium.

Signs of Deficiency

Most common signs include poor sleep, fatigue, heart palpitations or an irregular heartbeat.

However, it can be very difficult to know when you are deficient and the best way to confirm this is by visiting your GP and getting a blood test.

Most At Risk Categories

  • People with a gastrointestinal disorder such as Crohn’s disease or coeliac disease.
  • People with type 2 diabetes.
  • Those who have hyperparathyroidism (when your parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone, causing the levels of calcium in your blood to rise).
  • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • The elderly.
  • People who take certain medication, such as antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors for acid reflux.

How Much Magnesium Can I Take?

The recommended dose for men aged 19-64 is 300mg per day, and for women in the same age category is 270mg per day. For pregnant women the recommended amount is higher, at 400mg per day. There figures refer to ingested magnesium only; there is no maximum dose for transdermal magnesium in spray of oil form. It is recommended to start on a low dose and slowly increase as too much magnesium can result in gastric upset such as diarrhoea.


Struggling to pick from tablet, spray or powder?

Magnesium Supplements come in many different forms and we can provide you with the following; tablets ,sprays and powders.


Magnesium is considered by experts to be a vital mineral required by every organ within the body.

Solgar’s magnesium product is available in a citrate form, which is a highly absorbable form of magnesium compared to the more commonly available form of oxides. Magnesium citrate is therefore ideal for those with digestive issues or those who do not absorb other mineral forms so easily. As well as helping with good quality sleep it also helps with;

  • The normal functioning of the nervous system
  • Energy release and reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Normal muscle function
  • The maintenance of normal bones
  • The normal psychological function


Naturally aids restful sleep, relieves muscle tension and reduces symptoms of RLS. ideal travel size and suitable for use on the go.

Better You Goodnight Spray combines essential magnesium with chamomile, bergamot and clary sage to soothe the senses while calming and relaxing the body. Used as part of your night time routine Better You Magnesium Oil Goodnight spray replaces magnesium lost through modern diet and pressured lifestyles, helping you to achieve a deep, restful sleep.


Mag 365 magnesium citrate exotic lemon powder is a proprietary process that provides a source of highly absorbable, effective, fast-acting water-soluble magnesium in ionic form. It is 100% natural magnesium and helps to both restore healthy magnesium levels and balance your calcium intake, including dissolving any excess calcium in the body.

Our Pharmacists Recommend These Products

Solgar Magnesium CitrateBetter You Goodnight SprayMag365 powder

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