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Magnesium Oil for sore muscles


Have you ever cramped up during a run, felt your eyelids twitching, or your fingers and/or toes feel slightly tingly? Or just feeling of fatigued for no reason?

These symptoms aren’t always something doctors will treat. Sore muscle? Put an ice pack, soak in Epsom salt or have a no-steriod anti-inflammatory drug like aspirin. Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) will give temporary relief but it is difficult to assimilate in our body and is rapidly lost in the urine.

Magnesium is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body from protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function to blood glucose and pressure regulation. It is required for strong bones, teeth, balanced hormones, healthy nervous and cardiovascular system to well-functioning detoxification pathways. Our heart and brain which produces the most electrical activity have the highest concentration of magnesium.
Over time, our soils have become depleted of magnesium and the result is an over-abundance of other minerals such as phosphorous and potassium. And, magnesium in our food continues to diminish at processing, refrigeration and storage. Hence, we are not getting enough magnesium in our diet. It is estimated that 70-80% of humans are deficient in it.

Benefits of magnesium

Below are some of the benefits of magnesium:

  1. Sleep! Magnesium may improve sleep quality by helping your mind and body relax. Who doesn’t love a good sleep!
  2. Muscle Function! Magnesium act as natural calcium blocker by helping muscles to relax and contract. In our muscles, calcium binds certain proteins and this changes the shape of the proteins causing contraction. If your body doesn’t have enough magnesium to compete with calcium, your muscles may contract too much, causing cramps or spasms.
  3. Sore muscles! Magnesium help ease the tenderness, aches and pain from overworked muscles.
  4. Stress relief! On a chemical level, magnesium activates the parasympathetic nervous system which is responsible for getting you calm and relaxed.
    Pintu’s Magnesium Oil

Having tested and research on the benefits of Magnesium and we are excited to inform that Pintu have included Magnesium Oil in our range of products.

Our Magnesium Chloride flakes are harvested from the Tibetan Plateau, at a remote pristine lake towering 3,200 meters above sea level.
We package it in 250ml bottle making it easy to spray on the exact area of pain for a fast and effective pain relief e.g. cramps, joints pains, sore muscles and aches.

Transdermal absorption of magnesium is more effective and with no laxative effects as it bypasses the gastrointestinal tract.

How to use Magnesium Spray

Sleeping & relaxation: If you have difficulty sleeping, best place to apply magnesium is on the lower half of your body or the soles of your feet. To relax the nervous system and muscular system, you can spray magnesium oil in cupped hand and rub into lower back to reach the sciatic nerve. It is best to apply magnesium oil on lower body at night.
Migraine & headache: The best place is on the back of the neck, at the top where it meets the skull. What brings on a headache is when the cardiovascular system begins to constrict. At the time of the headache, you can also apply it to the areas of tightness and tension.
Sore muscles & cramps: Apply topical magnesium daily to muscles specifically targeting known problem areas or before and after physical exercise to promote endurance and reduced chance of injury. For menstrual cramps, apply over the pelvic area.

Some of our customers find relief from skin conditions like eczema when they use Magnesium oil.

We are very excited to share this “miracle” oil with you…come check it out 🙂

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are used as chemical preservatives in wide array of personal care products such as moisturizers, shampoos, foundations and many more. Over the past few years there has been a huge debate whether parabens are safe to use or not. Some say excessive amount of exposure to parabens may lead to breast cancer, but some argue that daily cosmetic exposure to parabens does not cause you any harm. Basically, everyone’s skin reacts differently depending on various chemicals and skin type. If you would like to take caution, you can definitely find many products without parabens.


Again, one of the ingredients that is widely disputed whether it is safe to use or not. You probably are contacting with sulfates on a daily basis. Sulfates are also found in variety of products from toothpaste to cleansers to also help with foaming. There are a lot of different types of sulfates, but the ones that are used most commonly are sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and sodium laureth sulfate (SLES). Sulfates are known to strip away valuable moisture and protective barriers, irritating the skin more. Some say it causes no problem in small amounts, but others say it can cause cancer when combined with other substances or is heated.


are used in cosmetics as lubricants (softeners). You can find these in products such as nail polish, moisturizers, shampoos, hair sprays, toys, detergents, and other variety of products. They are known to be endocrine disruptors that is linked to breast cancer and reproductive birth defects in males and females. Phthalates is also known to have some possible effects on hormones. Unfortunately, this is included in many “fragrances” so it is hard to detect in products.


“But I like nice smelling things!!” some people say. Why is fragrance (also called perfume) bad for your skin? Fragrance is basically a blend of aromatic extracts from natural and synthetic ingredients. Used in nearly 50% of beauty products, it actually has a LOT of unknown toxic chemicals that can be harmful to you. Without you knowing, fragrance can irritate skin, have toxic hormonal effects, and may even cause cancer. It may smell fabulous, but it can lead to not-so-fabulous effects on your skin and health. As an alternative, try to find natural fragrances that are chemical free.


Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable gas. Widely used as preservatives in skincare and cosmetics, it is mainly used in nail polish, makeup, lotions, and deodorants among many other products.  Short term exposure can cause skin irritation, difficulty in breathing, watery eyes and burning in the nose when inhaled. Also, according to The International Agency for Research on Cancer, formaldehyde is classified as a human carcinogen. If your job (such as nail artist, salon stylist etc) requires you to be exposed to copious amount of formaldehyde, make sure your work environment has ventilation or windows so that you can reduce exposure to it.


Used as an anti-bacterial in cosmetics and stabilizer in perfumes, phenoxyethanol is actually very harmful. It is harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through skin, especially to nursing mothers or infants. Phenoxyethanol can have an effect on the brain and the central nervous system. It irritates skin and eyes, and can cause blistering on skin as well. Although many skin care products (even some organic products as well) use phenoxyethanol in small amounts that is “not harmful” to skin, if you use the product multiple times a day, every day, it can cumulate and possibly affect you.


There are good and bad alcohols. Bad alcohols are methanol, isopropyl alcohol, propanol, benzyl alcohol, and sd alcohol (alcohol denat.) to name a few. They can be extremely drying and irritating to skin, but also may even cause inflammation because they strip the skin off of its natural protection. By breaking down the skin’s barrier, alcohols destroy the substances that protects your skin’s health over then long term. Although alcohols may feel good because they are light and make your skin not feel greasy, because it damages the skin barrier, it leads to increase of acne causing bacteria and makes inflammation worse.


(polyethylene glycols) compounds are widely used in cosmetics as thickeners and softeners. It also functions as absorption enhancer which allows both good and bad ingredients to be absorbed faster into deeper parts of skin. If used on broken or damaged skin, it can cause irritation and system toxicity. In addition, PEGs can reduce the skin’s moisture levels and speed up skin aging.

Propylene Glycol

Also called PG, is used in variety of products from lipsticks to shampoos. It actually is classified as an irritant by the National Library of Medicine. Due to its property as penetration enhancer, it aids harmful chemicals to enter into your skin faster, causing irritation. PG is derived from petroleum. PG tends to sit on the surface of skin after you rinse it, dissolving the fats and oils your skin needs to stay nourished. Your skin reacts by becoming parched and dry and requiring more applications of moisturizer, which make skin dryer, requiring more moisture. It’s a sad cycle.

Butylene Glycol

But..but.. what is this?! Derived from petroleum, Butylene Glycol is used as a preservative, solvent (dissolves other ingredients), and humectant (holds moisture to skin). It is used in many products from mascaras and concealers to sunscreens and hairsprays. Some say that small exposure to butylene gylcol isn’t harmful, but some say no matter what, it is harmful for you. Side effects could be depression, drowsiness, skin irritation, dermatitis and hives. It is found in so many personal care products that it is difficult to keep track of how much a person is exposed.


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Can you go no Shampoo?

Your body does an amazing job in helping you maintain your health, such as producing sebum which acts as a natural moisturiser.

Though one of the side effects of using certain shampoos is even though they clean the sebum, they actually cause more harm than good. The reason is they leave silicon in your hair for shine and it can look good for a couple of days. Then your scalp says I don’t like plastic and starts to produce access sebum trying to remove the silicon. So the next thing people do is wash again with certain shampoos trying to remove the sebum.

So you can see where this heading as most people do this.

A movement started around 15 years ago about stop using shampoo and it is called No Poo.

As I explain to a lot of people most of their great grand & grand parents would have most likely not used a liquid shampoo and only used a natural bar soap to clean their whole body and hair. As well more than likely they didn’t suffer from the skin and scalp problems as we see today and strangely enough they just used a basic natural soap.

A lot of clients have now tried using our coconut soaps as an whole body cleansing experience and have now moved onto using the coconut soaps as a hair wash. This jump can be an interesting experience as it can take 4 or 8 washes for your scalp to stop producing excess sebum. Though once this achieved you only need to wash once a week, or if you engaging in extra exercise this can be increased to suit.

Remember I mentioned about how your sebum acts as a natural moisturiser, this is where after washing use a wooden comb or a natural hair brush to comb / brush your sebum from your scalp to the ends of your hair.

One of our products is our natural Hair Rinse which acts as PH balance, detangler and gives your shine.