Minerals => Macro Element => Magnesium

What Magnesium Does? The earth Metal is Essential to All Living Cells. Most (+50% of App. 25 Grams in Human Body) is found in The Human Skeletal System. It performs many useful functions in the body:

  • Every Organ in The Body (Esp. Heart, Muscles, Kidneys…) need Magnesium for its Proper Function,
  • Structural make-Up of Teeth and Bones,
  • Activates Enzymatic Actions in The Body,
  • Aids Energy Production in The Body (Thus aids carbohydrates & Fat metabolism in The Body),
  • Helps in Regulating Levels of Calcium, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin-D along with many Other Nutrients in The Body,
  • Regulates Electrolyte Balance in The Body,
  • Optimum Protein Synthesis in the Human Body.

Reasons for Shortage of Magnesium: Un-Balanced Diet; Chronic Abdominal Ailments (IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, Diabetes, Pancreatitis, Kidney Ailments); Hyperthyroidism; Side-Effects of Modern-Technologically Advanced Medicines! Excess Tea-Coffee-Smoking-Alcohol; Excess Consumption of Sodium; Menorrhagia; Excess Sweating; Chronic Stress.

Magnesium Deficiency may lead to (Symptoms):

  • Psychometric Issues (Agitation, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Irritability, Confusion, Seizures…),
  • Restless Leg Syndrome,
  • Nausea-Vomiting,
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Delicate ratio of Magnesium & Calcium is Required for Proper Heart function),
  • High-Low Blood Pressure,
  • Poor Nail Growth,
  • Diabetes,
  • Asthma,
  • Fibromyalgia (Diet consisting of Magnesium + Calcium & Maleic Acid),
  • Poor Bone Health (Osteoporosis),
  • Infertility – Miscarriage…

Rich Source of Magnesium:

Plant Sources:           Whole Grains, Whole Wheat Flour, Oat Flour (Oatmeal), Legumes, Green Leafy Vegetables (Spinach…Due presence of Chlorophyll which consists of Magnesium as a Central Atom), Beet Greens, Blackstrap Molasses, Pumpkin, Baked Potato (With Skin), Cauliflower, Corn, Black sesame Seeds Oil, Blackstrap Molasses.

Fruit Sources:            Bananas, Nuts (Brazil Nuts, Almonds, Cashews, Pine Nuts, Black Walnuts, Peanuts, Pistachio), Dates (or Dried Dates),

Animal Sources:

Herbs (Aushadhies) Sources:           Coriander, Carom Seeds (Ajwain), Holy Basil, Dries Mustard, Sage, Fennel Seeds (सौंफ), Cumin Seeds, Poppy Seeds, Chillies.

Daily Recommended Values:

Adults:            300 – 500 mg/Day.

Excess Magnesium has its own Problems:

  • Nausea-Vomiting-Upset Stomach & Diarrhoea,
  • Severely Lowered Blood Pressure,
  • Confusion,
  • Heart Ailments (Slow Rate, Arrhythmias, Cardiac Arrest),
  • Respiratory Paralysis – Coma,
  • Deficiency of Other Minerals,
  • Death.
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