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Do you have frequent headaches? Whip up some magnesium lotion by Binks

I have headaches all the time. In fact, I see a headache neurologist once a year. Other than the inevitable prescription meds, she directed me to take magnesium daily and drink tons of water. Both help to stave off the headache cycle. Through research I learned magnesium is more easily absorbed through the skin than taken orally. Supplements are great, and I take those too, but recently made a batch of magnesium lotion, which is amazing and doubles as a thick moisturizer applied to my feet and legs. The recipe is very simple. It’s best to apply at night as magnesium is known to help sleep.

Beeswax. Certified Organic Yellow Beeswax Pellets 1lb by Mary Tylor Naturals, Premium Quality, Cosmetic Grade, Triple Filtered Bees Wax Pastilles Great for DIY Lip Balm Recipes Body Creams Lotions Deodorants

Magnesium flakes Now Solutions, Magnesium Flakes, 100% Pure, from The Ancient Zechstein Seabed, Highly Concentrated, 54-Ounce

Coconut oil Garden of Life Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil – Unrefined Cold Pressed Plant Based Oil for Hair, Skin & Cooking, 14 Oz

Shea butter Organic Shea butter (1 lb) USDA Certified, Raw, Unrefined, Ivory From Ghana Africa, Amazing Skin Nourishment, Great for Eczema, Stretch Marks and Body by Mary Tylor Naturals


Combine 3 tablespoons of boiling water with 1/2 cup magnesium flakes and stir until melted.

In a double boiler melt 1/4 cup coconut oil, two tablespoons beeswax and three tablespoons shea butter.

Let both cool slightly and combine. Add a few drops of essential oils (optional). Whip with an emulsion blender or regular beater. Transfer to a cute jar.

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