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Swanson Ultra

Magnesium Chloride Flakes

Magnesium Chloride Flakes

Item:  SWU495

  • Maintains smooth, supple skin

  • Magnesium chloride comes from the ancient Zechstein Sea in the Netherlands

  • These ancient minerals magnesium chloride flakes developed by Dr. Barbara Hendel

2.2 lb (35.27 oz) (1 kg) Flakes

MSRP $24.49
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Ingredients: Magnesium Chloride Flakes.

DIRECTIONS: Foot Bath: Dissolve 1 cup in approx. 1 gallon of hot water. Soak 20-30 minutes. Full Bath: Dissolve 4 cups in bathtub filled with hot water. Soak 20-30 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.

WARNING: Avoid contact with eyes. For external use only. If skin irritation occurs, discontinue use.

Product of the Netherlands

Zechstein Inside™ is a trademark of Zechstein Minerals BV, Veendam, The Netherlands.

Shipping Weight

2.48 lbs

  • Maintains smooth, supple skin

  • Magnesium chloride comes from the ancient Zechstein Sea in the Netherlands

  • These ancient minerals magnesium chloride flakes developed by Dr. Barbara Hendel

Refresh your body and mind with a soaking bath in our ancient minerals magnesium chloride flakes. It will leave your skin moisturized and soft. Use Swanson Magnesium Chloride Flakes in a full bath or a foot soak. After 30 minutes, you'll feel relaxed and refreshed. The magnesium chloride comes from the Zechstein seabed in the Netherlands, which is one of the world's purest sources.

Learn more about Magnesium Flakes in our Health Library.

Swanson Ultra Magnesium Chloride Flakes Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Magnesium Chloride Flakes is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 36.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for magnesium oil I'm glad I purchased this product my purpose was to make my own magnesium Oil. It's so easy to make and I love the way it makes my skin feel i really do feel the difference. I'm already to purchase another just to have on hand when I run out.
Date published: 2016-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So lucky to have found it I am satisfied with the product.
Date published: 2016-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good deal! This is an excellent product and at a much better price than competing brands
Date published: 2015-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great in bath water Very nice and relaxing in a not-too-hot bath. It has a tendency to dry the skin so best to rinse thoroughly. I read on the Zechstein website that they do not recommend making oil using the flakes. They explain that there are some impurities in the flake manufacturing process that are not an issue at the concentrations found in bath water, but could be in the higher concentrations found when mixing with a few ounces of water. They recommend using regular magnesium oil for topical use from a spray bottle. It's best to be a little cautious with homemade remedies.
Date published: 2015-11-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Use this to make magnesium Oil I purchased these flakes to make my own magnesium oil which has several other uses. The flakes were very easy to melt and I can tell they were not old and sitting around for months, but they were fresh. My skin has never felt so soft and it is great to relax in a bath. The price is not exactly a value, this only beats out another brand due to that fact that if I order enough the shipping is free, so I will continue to use this brand.
Date published: 2015-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnesium is Most Important Mineral As always Swanson provides quality products at a great value price. This product is great to use as a foot bath. Use while you are at your computer. Put in a square plastic storage container with 2 cups water. Add 1/4 cup magnesium flakes and soak for as long or short of time you need. Synergize your foot bath with some baking soda and, or citric acid. Soak it in! Cheers to health. Note: regarding "effectiveness", I am not an expert on that, plus I use many multiple products.
Date published: 2015-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not Sure I made the oil, but it dries out my hands, so I haven't decided whether I like it or not. I think it will be nice to be able to have in a bath and to include bath salts with it.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very effective Help with digestion and elimination processes. a great enzyme also.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good product I make my own Magnesium Chloride oil out of this. It is highly effective and great and I have had many benefits from using it! I am due to order more here soon! I now recommend this to pretty much everyone. I made some and gave it to my sister because she needed to try it on my nephew and she was very surprised and pleased with the results.
Date published: 2014-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not Sulphur This is the only kind of Magnesium soak I can use because it does not contain sulfate like regular epsom salt does.
Date published: 2014-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Works Used this product to make Magnesium Oil and recommend it highly
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Using this product promotes better sleep. Recommended it to friends who are also grateful for such a fine product. My husband uses it mixed with water (about 1/3 cup of water to 1/4 cup flakes) as a deodorant spray.
Date published: 2013-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than Epsom Salts This leaves my skin soft as opposed to dry when I use Epsom which my doctor recommended. The flakes, however, seem less effective than the magnesium oil, which I also put in my bath. Therefore, I mostly use the oil and give the flakes as gifts. When someone gets hooked on it, then I suggest they try the oil. There is nothing better than a hot magnesium bath before bed for a wonderful night's sleep.
Date published: 2013-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnesium Oil I made my own Magnesium oil from this is works great.
Date published: 2013-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best price for best product of its kind Magnesium absorption through the skin is the best way to supplement ones body with this the most essential mineral from ancient deposits in Netherlands. Mostly we use it in foot bath: warm water on cool days and cold water on hot days. The bath helps to relax and sleep better.
Date published: 2013-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For Magnesium Oil I use the recipe from the Cheeseslave blog to make my own magnesium oil. It's ridiculously easy (think water and flakes!) and costs much less than buying the oil straight. I have tried the popular brand of flakes, Ancient Minerals, and have found Swanson's to be comparable in quality but much cheaper in price. Very satisfied!
Date published: 2013-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the savings I love that I can make my own magnesium cup flakes to one cup water, melted in an emamel pan and I'm good to go...SO much less expensive than purchasing magnesium oil! Then I put it in a spray bottle.
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for making magnesium oil Great price, great salt. It dissolves well in warm water and is gentle on the skin with minimal irritation.
Date published: 2013-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for mag.oil I've been using mag oil for about 10 years, and using the flakes to make mag oil is the best option. I don't measure when making the oil, I simply have a one qt. brown glass jar w/tight fitting lid. I fill the jar to almost full, (>3/4, leave room for the foaming action), then I begin to slowly fill the jar w/filtered water,no need for it to be hot,cold filtered water is best. It simply takes longer to dissolve. When using topically,I take 2 T.solution, add it to a one pt. glass jar, then fill with filtered water.This then becomes my mag.oil. (1T.solution/16 oz. water is good,I double up on it.)
Date published: 2013-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love this stuff I love this stuff, after using it in my bath I feel like a new person, energized and ready to take on the world!
Date published: 2013-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I use this to make my own "magnesium oil" by dissolving it with equal parts of hot water, then pouring into a spray bottle. This is WAY cheaper than buying it in liquid form, plus it takes up less storage space. I like using topical magnesium, because I don't have to worry about having a bad reaction to additives in oral products.
Date published: 2013-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product I didn't know that such a product existed! I make my own body lotions and this melted easily into water. I then blended the magnesium water into some melted coconut oil with beeswax and it makes the most luxurious lotion! Would be great for a bath too. Great product at a terrific price.
Date published: 2013-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Magnesium This product was recommended by wellnessmama and I decided to try it. Wow. 2.2lbs is a lot of flakes. I've been able to share some with friends and family. It helps with falling asleep quicker and deeper. I plan on buying again when I run out.
Date published: 2013-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from swanson Magnesium Flakes These mag chloride flakes are good. I used them as a foot soak and a bath. They were as well, if not better than the big name brand bath flakes. I also made my own magnesium oil with 1 cup of flakes to 2 cups boiling water. I then cooled it down and poured it into a bottle, capped it and used it as if it were the expensive mag oil. Nice! Swanson, I love you!
Date published: 2013-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the foot soaks My hubby and I do foot soaks using the mag flakes every weekend. We pick a night when we can sleep in as we are so relaxed and enjoy the rest and rejuvenation! Highly recommend.
Date published: 2013-03-12
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