Feeling salty? Our Period CBD Bath Salts made with pure Magnesium Chloride flakes may improve your mood, reduce pain, and soothe your skin. Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral in our body that helps our body and mind function properly. In total, Magnesium assists in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body that we need to function. You know we love baths here at Life Elements and we believe in the power of natural remedies; that’s why Martha Van Inwegen, President & Head Product Alchemist, formulated three different types of CBD Bath Salts: Recovery CBD Bath Salts, Period CBD Bath Salts, and Lunar CBD Bath Salts. Each one is carefully measured and made to target your needs or bath rituals. Let’s observe the benefits of Period Bath Salts, which Martha created to reduce your Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) symptoms.
How Does Soaking in Magnesium Chloride Help Relieve my PMS?
Up to 75% of Americans have Magnesium deficiencies. Magnesium deficiencies could contribute to all kinds of issues ranging from depression, fatigue, or severe PMS symptoms; that's where our Period CBD Bath Salts come in. According to one study in 2017, soaking in Magnesium Chloride flakes may let you literally soak up the benefits. This is called “transdermal” absorption, which means "through the skin."
While there have been no specific studies done on PMS and transdermal absorption of Magnesium Chloride, there have been studies on Magnesium Chloride and fibromyalgia (a disease characterized by widespread pain). One 2017 study showed decreased symptoms of fibromyalgia through the transdermal application of Magnesium Chloride when applied to arms and legs. If your PMS comes with serious cramps, aches, and pains, it’s possible that these Period CBD Bath Salts drastically improve your self-care and sanity once a month.
Why Else is a Magnesium Chloride Bath Good for Me?
Magnesium Chloride salts are beneficial for pain relief, but they're also five-star-status for improving your skin barrier (aka as your epidermis). A healthy epidermis defends your skin against outside infection, chemicals, and bacteria.
If your skin barrier is healthy, your skin is less likely to be dry, dull, or irritated. External factors such as age and environmental factors (UV exposure and pollutants) can weaken and damage your epidermis, which is why a strong skin barrier can reduce signs of aging.
Soaking in Magnesium Chloride can also reduce skin roughness and skin inflammation which can diminish pain from psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, body acne and more. During our periods, our body, minds, and yes—skin—need extra TLC, so we’ll take all the help we can get.
What Other Benefits Do Life Elements' Period CBD Bath Salts Have?
We believe in packing maximum goodness into one product—without overformulating. As it pertains to Bath Salts, there are three additional categories that create such powerful relief results: Aromatherapy for your senses, anti-inflammatory plant power for your body, and oatmeal for your skin.
Aromatherapy is a powerful tool in directing our emotions. Our Period CBD Bath Salts are formulated with very intentional essential oils that can boost your mood through their aromatherapeutic benefits, such as Citrus. Martha added Grapefruit and Sweet Orange, which are used in aromatherapy to promote happiness and reduce stress. Basically, less irritability, more "ahhhh." (You may also get nodes of Ginger, which Martha added to reduce pain from cramping.)
Anti-Inflammatory Plant Power
In addition to Magnesium Chloride and mood-boosting therapeutic-grade essential oils, we of course added organically grown, hemp-derived CBD for even more pain relief. CBD can reduce stress, tension, and inflammation. (We don't know about you, but we feel all those things when we're PMS-ing.) Aside from CBD, Martha loves harnessing plant power from copaiba to target inflammation.
As mentioned above, Magnesium Chloride can help strengthen your skin barrier, but why not step it up a notch? Martha added oatmeal to for extra skin-saving magic. Oatmeal has been used for centuries to reduce itchiness, redness, and irritation. Its power includes but is not limited to: fighting free radicals, restoring the skin barrier, and hydrating your skin With so many wonderful ingredients under one formula, you’ll emerge feeling like a new human. Choose from three strengths, three formulations, and don’t forget to tell us what you think (and how you feel).
All our CBD Bath Salts are in compostable packaging. Here is how a quick 15 second guide on how to home-compost or dispose of their bags after use.