What is Magnesium and why do we need it?
[Excerpt from Amazing Oils blog, read the full article here]
Magnesium is the 8th most common mineral in the Earth’s crust. It is important for humans but equally as important for animals and plants. In fact all of life on Earth is based around the Magnesium atom, the organising ion in Chlorophyl, which is responsible for the process of photosynthesis. Without Magnesium we would not be here at all! It truly is an amazing mineral.
We all need Magnesium which is required for more than 300 functions of the human body’s biochemistry. We need it for energy, brain function, DNA function, muscle and nerve function and blood glucose levels as well as the proper functioning of the heart ... So why aren’t we getting enough through our diets? (more)