Magnesium Chloride Benefits

For purposes of cellular detoxification and tissue purification, the most effective form of magnesium is magnesium chloride, which has a strong excretory effect on toxins and stagnant energies stuck in the tissues of the body, drawing them out through the pores of the skin. Chloride is required to produce a large quantity of gastric acid each day and is also needed to stimulate starch-digesting enzymes.

According to Daniel Reid, author of The Tao of Detox, magnesium sulfate, commonly known as Epsom salts, is rapidly excreted through the kidneys and therefore difficult to assimilate. This would explain in part why the effects from Epsom salt baths do not last long and why you need more magnesium sulfate in a bath than magnesium chloride to get similar results. Magnesium chloride is easily assimilated and metabolized in the human body.

Magnesium Flakes on a Black Bowl
Magnesium Chloride Flakes

In addition to its functions as an electrolyte, chloride combines with hydrogen in the stomach to make hydrochloric acid, a powerful digestive enzyme that is responsible for the breakdown of proteins, absorption of other metallic minerals, and activation of intrinsic factor, which in turn absorbs vitamin B12.

Using other magnesium salts is less advantageous because these have to be converted into chlorides in the body anyway. We may use magnesium as oxide or carbonate but then we need to produce additional hydrochloric acid to absorb them. Many aging individuals, especially with chronic diseases who desperately need more magnesium, cannot produce sufficient hydrochloric acid and thus cannot absorb the oxide or carbonate.

Chloride is a highly important and vital mineral required for both human and animal life. Without chloride, the human body would be unable to maintain fluids in blood vessels, conduct nerve transmissions, move muscles, or maintain proper kidney function. As a major electrolyte mineral of the body, chloride performs many roles, and is rapidly excreted from the body.

Magnesium chloride solution was not only harmless for tissues, but it had also a great effect over leucocytic activity and phagocytosis; so it was perfect for treatment of external wounds. – Dr. Jean Durlach

Dr. Jean Durlach et al., at the Université P. M. Curie, Paris, wrote a paper about the relative toxicities between magnesium sulfate and magnesium chloride. They write, “The reason for the toxicity of pharmacological doses of magnesium using the sulfate anion rather than the chloride anion may perhaps arise from the respective chemical structures of both the two magnesium salts. Chemically, both MgSO4 and MgCl2 are hexa-aqueous complexes. However MgCl2 crystals consist of dianions with magnesium coordinated to the six water molecules as a complex, [Mg(H2O)6]2+ and two independent chloride anions, Cl-. In MgSO4, a seventh water molecule is associated with the sulphate anion, [Mg(H2O)6]2 +[SO4. H2O]. Consequently, the more hydrated MgSO4 molecule may have chemical interactions with paracellular components rather than with cellular components, presumably potentiating toxic manifestations while reducing therapeutic effect.”

MgSO4 is not always the appropriate salt in clinical therapeutics. MgCl2 seems the better anion-cation association to be used in many clinical and pharmacological indications.[1] -Dr. Jean Durlach et al.

Researchers studying the ionic fluxes in the two directions between the mother and the fetus found that there was a greater positive effect when MgCl2 was used and that MgSO4 could not guarantee the fetal needs in sodium and potassium exchange like MgCl2 could. They also found that MgCl2 interacts with all the exchangers in the cell membrane, while the effect of MgSO4 is limited to paracellular components without interaction with cellular components. Dr. Durlach summarized saying, “MgCl2 interacts with all exchangers while the interaction of MgSO4 is limited to paracellular exchangers, and MgCl2 increases the flux ratio between mother and fetus while MgSO4 decreases it.”

High-dosage, tocolytic magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) administered to pregnant women during preterm labor can be toxic and sometimes lethal for their newborns.[2]

Chloride vs. Chlorine

The mineral supplement chloride is very different from the gas chlorine. Elemental chlorine is a dangerous gas that does not exist in the free elemental state in nature because of its reactivity, although it is widely distributed in combination with other elements. Chloride is related to chlorine however, as one of the most common chlorine compounds is common salt, NaCl. Chloride is a by-product of the reaction between chlorine and an electrolyte, such as potassium, magnesium, or sodium, which are essential for human metabolism. Chloride salts are essential for sustaining human metabolism and have none of the effects of isolated chlorine gas.

Magnesium Chloride, Bromide & Iodine

Dr. David Brownstein promotes the use of magnesium chloride as a supplement “synergistic” to treatment with iodine. Chloride competes with bromide at the renal level and increases the renal clearance of bromide,[3] thus magnesium chloride is ideal for magnesium supplementation. Some patients require up to two years of iodine therapy to bring post loading urine bromide levels below 10 mg/24 hr, if chloride load is not included in the bromine detoxification program. Dr. Brownstein says, “As with using any nutritional supplement, a comprehensive holistic treatment plan provides the best results. Magnesium is an important part of the iodine treatment plan. Magnesium deficiency is very common. Magnesium is nature’s relaxing agent. Magnesium levels (via red blood cell magnesium levels) should be assessed and supplementation instituted. Magnesium supplementation will likely ensure optimal results with iodine.”[4]


[1] Magnesium Research. Volume 18, Number 3, 187-92, September 2005, original article

[2] Mittendorf R, Dammann O, Lee KS. Brain lesions in newborns exposed to high-dose magnesium sulfate during preterm labor. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA.J Perinatol.2005 Dec 1; doi:10.1038/sj.jp.7211419.

[3] Rauws, A.G., Pharmacokinetics of Bromide Ion-An Overview. Fd. Chem. Toxic., 21:379-382, 1983

[4] Iodine, the Rest of the Story; David Brownstein M.D.;
http://vrp.com/articles.aspx?ProdID=art1860&zTYPE=2

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Comments:

  • Mandy

    HI there! I have just started using magnesium chloride oil a few days ago. I suffer from back pain due to a bulging disk, pudendal neuralgia, and heart palpitations. my back pain is gone. I figure the other two make take a little longer to get better but im also more balanced emotionally. I was like a bomb going off every 5 mins and since i started magnesium oil i have mellowed out. And feel happier all around. But My question is Can this work for chronic venous insufficiency? My father in law has been living with it for years. He is in a constant state of pain and tired of taking the pain meds plus its becoming harder and harder to get them. He takes naps in the day to get off his feet but he is a wood turner and works on his feet all day. He develops ulcers that are extremely painful. Could this work? and how should it be applied? He wears high compression socks. Please help. He is a good man and i hate seeing him in so much pain.

    • Maurice Guggisberg

      Dear Mandy,
      I’m sorry to hear about your situation.
      Dr. Sircus has an entire protocol of a number of things that may help you. You can read about his protocol and about dosages in the ebook Treatment Essentials:

      http://drsircus.com/books/e-book/treatment-essentials/

      Or you can choose a consultation with Dr. Sircus for an in depth recommendation for you. He is available to take patients via his online clinic.

      http://drsircus.com/consultations/

      Please let me know if I can be of further help.
      Best Regards,
      Maurice Guggisberg
      IMVA Support Team

  • Mandy

    can i do the transdermal magnesium oil therapy while pregnant? or planning pregnancy?

  • http://www.lacasainglesebb.it La Casa Inglese Urbe

    Hi. I have bought from Amazon a 1kg Magnesium Chloride in flakes, with the idea of making the solution to drink. But the item says ” for external use” I did not pay attention to it and so far in a year of using it my husband and I have had a lot of benefit from it. Can Dr Sircus advise me if I am doing anything wrong?

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Dear La Casa,

  • rick

    does it make a difference what brand of magnesium flake we use for our drink?

    • Maurice Guggisberg

      Dear Rick,
      You only need to use a pure magnesium.
      Best Regards,
      Maurice Guggisberg
      IMVA Support Team

  • Íris Caricato Crisp

    Eu comecei hoje, espero anciosa os resultados! Tenho recomendações confiáveis.
    Obrigada e boa saúde para todos.

  • kathleen

    I can’t seem to tolerate the liquid magnesium chloride. It gives me terrible gas & rumbling in my belly. Anyone have any suggestions?

    • Maurice Guggisberg

      Dear Kathleen,
      You can use small doses during the day e you can use a better dose before sleep.
      Best regards,
      Maurice Guggisberg
      IMVA Publications Support

  • Michelle

    Hi, I have been spraying on mag chloride liberally now for the past couple of months. I am detoxing heavy metals at the moment and I know I am deficient in magnesium (shaky tongue, muscle cramps). However after this time I am still getting regular muscle cramps in my feet. Is this solely a magnesium deficiency? It almost seems the more Mag I use, the more my body needs. I am also reading a lot online about having to give your body other supplements if taking magnesium, such as Vit K and Vit B6 and also calcium – is this true? Also read that Boron can help the body retain magnesium. It is getting confusing. Some words of wisdom appreciated.

    • Maurice Guggisberg

      Dear Michelle,
      Dr. Sircus has an entire protocol of a number of things that may help you. You can read about his protocol and about dosages in the ebook Treatment Essentials:

      http://drsircus.com/books/e-book/treatment-essentials/

      Or you can choose a consultation with Dr. Sircus for an in depth recommendation for you. He is available to take patients via his online clinic.

      http://drsircus.com/consultations/

      Please let me know if I can be of further help.
      Best Regards,
      Maurice Guggisberg
      IMVA Support Team

  • Capucine Fit Chick

    im lookig for it like crazy in the US i only saw this in France ! please let me know where i can purchase MAg Chloride !!!

  • vic

    I purchase magnesium chloride flakes in 25 kilo/55lbs from jedwards international for $67.00 shipping runs the bill up to a little over a $100.00.if you purchase more the shipping cost get lower.

  • SallyJ

    I am interested in the foot baths…how much magnesium (and is it pure mag. for a foot bath?) or should it be diluted? and how long would the mag. be good for in a matter of days?
    thank you…Sally

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Sally,

      Dilute the magnesium in water….enough to fill the container you are using. Start with a small amount (about a half cup of oil or flakes) and gradually increase that amount with a few days in between raising the amount used to see what your reaction is. A footbath should always be made with water plus magnesium.
      Claudia French
      IMVA

      • SallyJ

        thank you Claudia…will do!

  • Courtney

    Could someone give me guidance please? I’ve battled constipation, even more so after a hysterectomy. I don’t want to be dependent on suppositories and stimulants, so I started magnesium. I found that I do not tolerate magnesium well when taken orally. Will the oil spray also have a laxative effect?

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Courtney, the topical magnesium oil will not have the effect of helping with constipation since it bypasses the GI tract.
      You could also try a daily dose of coconut oil……or twice a day…this also helps. Maybe switching what kind of magnesium you are taking orally would help also.
      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • Alex J Burckhardt5

    My nephew sent me info about the magnesiun chloride, and search a little in the internet for secondary efects and so forth, since I did not found any problem I started to take one small cup early in the morning and then before I go to bed, I suffer from arthritis and I also have problems with four herniated discs, the change in my pains was a lot different, I also take morfin 6% about 4 or 5 drops four or five times a day, since I starter with the magnesiun cholride, I take the morfine once or maybe twice a day and sometimes nothing; I highly recomend it, I’ve been with the pains since de year 2000, now we are in 2013 and I wish I could take the time back since I started with my pains

  • esibonis

    hi, what if somene has a hypothoryd? how can be helped?

  • James

    There seems to be much comment on the net regarding whether Mag Oil is absorbed through the skin,or not.Are there any reputable studies to clarify this issue?

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      James you can find the study by Norman Shealy, the Father of Holistic Medicine who compared elevation of magnesium levels by using mag oil in body spraying and foot baths compared to oral use of mag supplements. Its also referenced in our Transdermal Magnesium Book along with a few others.
      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • Virag

    Where can mag chloride be purchased?

  • Oscar Schwartz

    I live in Argentina and I´ve found magnesium chloride in every pharmacy at very low prices. I mix it with 1Lt of boiled water and I take two liqueur small glasses per day. I´ve found that I am overcoming a serious case of 5 herniated disks and I am feeling quite well from a case of almost complete inmobility. I havent had any bad reaction, like diarrea. I also use it by preparing magnesium oil for intradermal application, another conquest of this incredible metal. I mix 3 parts of chloride flakes with 2 parts of cold boiled water. This is another fantastic contribution to improve your body muscular and bones pains.

    • Ari Zimlev

      OSCAR, please reply to me at zimlev@gmail.com I need to know how you prepare the magnesium chloride to drink.

    • Sukabeno

      Am not sure if I cld easily find Mg Chloride in Malaysia. Hwever, just like Ari Zimlev, I’d love to know too how to mix for drinking. Kindly email me at: sukabeno@hotmail.com. Tqsm!

      • Giuliana Torelli

        I’m in Costa Rica and my physical therapist recommended it to me. You can buy it in every pharmacy. You have to dissolve that powder or flakes in “cold-boiled water” or filtered water, or unsugared juice) and drink half a glass every brand has it’s different way of taking it. the one i bought you take 1/2 a tsp twice a day.

    • Stan

      Oscar would shear with me what amount mag chloride to water you mix to make iLT

  • Raquel

    Can you tell me how do I use Magnesium chloride? Say I have the flakes, how much do I use and how often?
    What do I use it with? want to detox my body, no particular ailment.

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Raquel, start off with a small amount of flakes such as one cup in a full bath and as you get used to this you can build up to 4 or more cups in a bath. But do so slowly. For detoxing you should do this about once a week or twice. Mica is a great addition to mag chloride for a detox bath, but you will have to search the web for a source. You can also add in a lb. of sodium bicarbonate.
      Sincerely,
      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • Lori Niell

    I have been looking for transdermal magnesium for over ten years. I do not absorb oral magnesium and have to get it by weekly magnesium sulfate injections for over 20 years! My injection sites are ruined, and I MUST find the transdermal magnesium. My computer is not good enough to try and read an e-book, have printer issues, so I cannot print something that long…. I REALLY wish that book was available the old fashioned way.. A nice paper copy! Since that is unavailable, I just want to buy the product!!! Where can I find it?!?! (Thanks!)

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Dear Lori,

      The 2nd Edition of Transdermal Magnesium Therapy is available as a paperback or hard cover copy through Amazon.com or through the publisher….so you can still get this copy. http://www.amazon.com/Transdermal-Magnesium-Therapy-Maintenance-ebook/dp/B005LH30EU/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1381787640&sr=1-1&keywords=Mark+Sircus
      Also you can purchase the Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil that Dr. Sircus recommends from this site: http://www.magneticclay.com/store/Departments/Ancient-Minerals-Magnesium-Oil.aspx
      Bath flakes are also available there.

      I hope this help with your condition, definitely mag chloride is better than mag sulfate as it generally has longer lasting effects in the body.
      Claudia French
      IMVA

    • Jim Prentice

      Lori, I,too, have magnesium problems and have been relying on mag. infusions and blood tests twice weekly. To eliminate injection site problems I have a PICC line in my arm where the injections and blood taking are done without breaking skin. Others have had a permanent “port” installed in their chest for even simpler access. Ask your doctor about PICC lines and Ports.
      Using magnesium chloride as transdermal spray has increased my magnesium level by up to 25% in biweekly blood tests.

  • STARSTERN

    magnesium chloride the best for detox ,why then Epsom salt is what so popular ?

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      According to magnesium researcher Jean Durlach, when looking at the compairison between magnesium sulfate and magnesium chloride “it seems that the large clinical use of MgSO4 (mg sulfate) results more from routine habits than from clinical pharmacological or toxicological data.”
      Claudia French
      IMVA .

  • Bob Baumgardner

    I purchased the Ancient Minerals Magnesium Chloride Oil today, and will start using it as soon as I get it. I also ordered Magnesium carbonate water from Noah’s in CA.
    How much oil can I put on my body daily?
    The water has 24 mg magnesium per bottle of water,

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      It is generally recommended that if you have good working kidneys you can use up to 1 or 2 ounces per day of magnesium oil on your skin. This is quite a bit and will depend on your tolerance and reaction. Its always advised to start off at a much lower level and work up. If kidneys are well functioning, you will be able to excrete any excess magnesium that your body doesn’t need.
      8 sprays of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil contains about 100 mg of essential magnesium. onto the skin.
      If you drink 4 bottles of Noah’s water per day this will provide about 100 mg. of magnesium which is higher than the content in most other waters available to us but depends on how much of this your body can absorb and utilize. Drinking magnesium bicarbonate water which Dr. Sircus recommends is another option. For more information on how much magnesium oil to use on the skin please see the Instructions on LL’s Magnetic Clay site:http://www.ancient-minerals.com/products/magnesium-application-use/ Claudia French
      IMVA

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  • Julia

    Can I take it during pregnancy, and if yes, how much is recommended ?

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Pregnancy cannot be normal unless magnesium levels are adequate.

      The concentration of magnesium in the placental and fetal tissues increases during pregnancy. The requirements for this element in a pregnant woman’s organism generally exceed its supply; hence, pregnancy should be considered a condition of ‘physiological hypomagnesemia’.[1]
      Please see this essay by Dr. Sircus on using magneesium during pregnancy: http://drsircus.com/medicine/magnesium/magnesium-baths-for-safer-pregnancy-and-birth-2
      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • ursula

    I got the Magnesium Chloride but lost the recipe how to dilute it with water and drink a shot-glass 2 times a day. Can you help me?
    Ursula Schneider, citrusursula@aol.com

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Ursula,

      I don’t know about a specific recipe for mixing in a shot glass but here is what Dr. Sircus says about drinking Ancient Minerals orally with water or juice:
      Each spray of Magnesium Oil contains approximately 18 milligrams of elemental magnesium.[5] An ounce would contain just over 3,300 mg. Five sprays in a glass of water would thus be almost 100 milligrams.[6]
      Three to five to even ten sprays of magnesium chloride in a glass of pure water or juice is an excellent way to take magnesium internally. It assists digestion, counteracts excess acidity in the stomach, and delivers magnesium swiftly into the bloodstream for distribution to all the cells of the body. Minerals like magnesium in ionic liquid form are vastly superior to pill forms. Much more magnesium will get absorbed and absorption will not depend on hydrochloric acid levels.

      You can take more than a few sprays in a glass of water…you can take it up to your bowel tolerance then cut back till you find a confortable amount to take.

      Claudia French

      IMVA

    • Chloe Blue

      You have the magnesium chloride flakes, correct? I buy Life-flo brand from Iherb.com — a really great deal for almost 3 pounds of it — for only about 14 bucks….seriously!!!

      I had been using very expensive “Natural Calm” for years and am SO HAPPY that
      I don’t have to spend all that money now….plus the “Natural Calm” ran out SO quickly. That stuff was 25 bucks for only 8 ounces! ugh!

      Recipe for you !!!!

      What you need:

      1/2 cup Magnesium Chloride Flakes

      1/2 cup distilled water

      A glass bowl or glass measuring cup

      A glass spray bottle

      What to do:

      Boil the distilled water. It is important to use distilled to extend the shelf life of the mixture. Put the Magnesium Chloride Flakes in the glass bowl or measuring cup and the pour the bowling water over it.

      Stir well until completely dissolved. Let cool completely and store in the spray bottle. Can be stored at room temperature for at least six months. I keep in my bathroom to use daily.

      To Use:

      Spray on arms, legs, and stomach daily. I use 10-20 sprays per day. It will tingle on the skin the first few times it is used, and this is normal. It should fade after a few applications, but you can dilute with more water if it bothers you too much.

      You can leave on the skin or wash off after 20-30 minutes. I usually apply after a shower and then use coconut oil or a lotion bar to moisturize about 5 minutes later.

      I take it internally also…about a tablespoon at night….I usually forget to take it twice a day, but if you’re good at remembering to do it, I’ll bet twice a day is more beneficial.

      I hope this helps!!!

  • MK

    I have just started using magnesium chloride, spray on oil, and while I am excited about this I seem to have rapid detox and within a day or two am feeling no energy, flu like or lethargic.
    I then decide to back off a few days to regain my strength. Any suggestions? I also ordered iodine but do not want to begin taking that until I am settled in somewhat with the magnesium. Thank you. MK Washington State

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Some detox symptoms may occur when you first start using magnesium oil. You were right to back off for a bit. Then start off at a lower amount or dilute the mag oil in half water. This usually passes in about a week and then you can slowly start with the iodine.
      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • Ed O.

    Hi, I am in the water treatment business with an emphasis on providing drinking water for better health. I’m curious if anyone has tried using Mag Chloride as a post stage to a reverse osmosis system or whether it would be recommended. Presently I use Mag Oxide (corosex) in granular form, which does not dissolve, as a post stage which raises the pH to approx. 9 – 9.5.

  • CLYV

    What happens to sulfate ions as compared to chloride ions in the body is an interesting question, the acid in our stomach is solely due to free hydrogen ions–chloride ions are not necessary. What may be an issue is the sulfate ions are a strong enough base to bind some of the free hydrogen ions. This is something that would affect digestion of food and may affect the absorption of magnesium ions.

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Here is Dr. Sircus’ exsplanation of the role of chlorides in the body and why its better to use magnesium chloride rather than sulfate. This is not to say that some people need and benefit from the sulfate form for its sulfur content.
      http://drsircus.com/medicine/magnesium/magnesium-chloride-benefits

      In Dr. Sircus’ essay he states :

      he goes on to explain the benefits to using magnesium chloride over magnesium sulfate.
      Thank you for raising an interesting point!

  • Eduardo Angenscheidt

    I have a story of 10 years taking magnesiun chloride flakes with very good results.
    In Uruguay you can buy it at every pharmacy or drugstore, little and big quantities, at very low prices.
    Buy Dr.Sircus books, they are very well written and informative. Everything is clear there.

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Eduardo,

      Thank you for sharing! We are always interested in magnesium chloride availability in other countries and how its used!

    • Prishtina

      an you send any addres from uruguay for magnesium chlorid in email: rina064@yahoo.com

      • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

        Prishtina,

        What I recommend is that you contact LL’s Magnetic Clay Co who distributes the Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil. They have distributors throughout the world and can direct you easily to a source near you. Send them an email at info@magneticclay.com with a request for assistance. Or phone them at their toll-free number: 800-257-3315

        Claudia French
        IMVA.

    • Peter Hansen & Lola Feliu

      Hi Eduardo, do you use the flakes to dissolve in water for oral intake
      or are flakes only for using in baths/external application? I am
      interested in oral intake, but when I search the Internet and come
      accross Mag. Chloride Flakes the instructions for use always talk about
      using them in a bath and do not say anything about oral intake by
      disolving in water. I would appreciate your advise on this. Thank you in
      advance, Peter Hansen

      • Mark Forsyth

        Hello,Magnesium chloride has the advantage of greater bio-availability because it is applied and absorbed through the skin,thus bypassing the gut which renders oral magnesium oxide relatively ineffective.I have never encountered any reports of oral magnesium chloride applications and trans dermal use is regarded as superior for absorption as every cell in the human body benefits from magnesium.By applying to the skin surface,one gets a maximum dose and faster benefit.I hope this helps.

      • Capucine Fit Chick

        same here i havnt found any since i left Paris. And it came in powder for about 1 euro

  • Elisa

    If you are in Europe, how do you get hold of magnesium Chlorides? Taxes are very haigh
    to import. Where would it be most conveient to buy large quantities? Thank you guys, in advance. Ciaooo

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Elisa,

      There are International distributors for Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil and I’m sure there is one closer to you than the US.
      Check here: http://www.magneticclay.com/distributors.php

    • Lewanna

      Hi Elisa

      Not sure, but we may be able to help. http://magneaseium.com/

    • Beth

      I was in Switzerland recently and found some at the local pharmacy. I went in looking for Epsom Salts and came out with a small pouch of magnesium chloride. This is what actually introduced my to the chloride form of Magnesium.

    • Chloe Blue

      Iherb.com ships internationally:

      http://www.iherb.com/Life-Flo-Health-Pure-Magnesium-Flakes-Magnesium-Chloride-Brine-2-75-lb-44-oz/39710

      Even with shipping, you’ll get a GREAT deal, since this stuff is a very low price to begin with…almost 3 pounds for 14 dollars!!!

      Global Priority Mail by DHL is FREE to Europe for orders between $40.00 and $80.00

      I really hope this is helpful since magnesium is SO important for all of us in EVERY country!!!

      • Claudia French

        Ancient Minerals recommended by Dr. Sircus is available Internationally, and in fact they have distributors throughout the world. You can order from a number of distributors , one in the UK. Please see this list at: http://www.magneticclay.com/intldist.php Apologies for not posting this to this reader sooner! Claudia French – IMVA

        • Chloe Blue

          Hi Claudia!

          Doesn’t seem to matter what brand the magnesium flakes are….

          LifeFlo, Swanson, and Ancient Minerals are all sourced from the Zechstein Sea, so, I figure why not save some money.

          • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

            Looked like barely enough for one bath in the amount from the site you showed. (1 lb)…that could end up getting pretty expensive to import if you really wanted to utilize proper amounts for medical purposes. At least 1 pound is needed in a medical bath and if used frequently, this adds up. espically if paying international shipping fees and taxes. But thanks for the info! We appreciate all input.
            Claudia French
            IMVA

          • Chloe Blue

            The Life-Flo brand, which I have right in front of me, is a container of 2.75 POUNDS — so, almost 3 pounds for just under $14.00.

            All order over 20.00, in the US, qualify for free shipping — I’ve really shopped around and don’t see anyone beating this deal.

            I ordered several containers at once and I’m glad I did since it sells out quickly at this price.

          • Dustin

            Claudia, you need to stfu for real.You are sitting here selling a product for peoples lives. If it helps them help them. I don’t think it matters wtf brand they buy. For real bitch, everyone sees what your doing. Go fuck yourself. CANNOT put a PRICE on a INDIVIDUALS HEALTH!!!

      • Pamela McInnarney

        I use the life-flo mag spray from iherb , I am in New Zealand and it ships here within seven days. It is at a very affordable price too.

  • Liv

    “Using other magnesium salts is less advantageous because these have to be converted into chlorides in the body anyway.”

    Are you saying that the body turns other elements into chlorides?

  • Katonah

    Great info here. Very useful. Bravo! Must share. :)