Magnesium for pets is not usually given very much attention, however it is essential these days to supplement pets with magnesium for optimal health and nutrition. Foods are generally depleted in magnesium and our animals share the same deficiencies and diseases as their human masters. You can help to make your favourite pooch’s life more comfortable and happier when they have plenty of available magnesium.
Constant scratching and biting at the site of an irritation can cause the fur to recede in that area. This can be a sign of magnesium deficiency. The most natural way to supplement magnesium for pets is to use magnesium chloride for drinking water, as well as topical magnesium chloride products.
Magnesium Pet Cream 50g Jar For Pets – particularly dogs or horses with itchy eczema type skin irritations, sandfly or mosquito bites, or nervous system disorders.
To sooth itchy skin use a small amount of Elektra Magnesium Cream for Pets on the afflicted area as required. It may tingle, however this is a temporary effect and fades quickly. Avoid application to broken skin as it may sting, but rather apply to surrounding area. After rubbing in about one teaspoon the skin itching calms down and the animal stops scratching or scratches less. Apply regularly every day until the inflammation subsides and the skin returns to normal with fur growing back. The natural oils provide a protective, soothing and moisturising effect. Ingredients: Blend of natural plant butters and oils infused with magnesium (See ingredients Elektra Magnesium Cream – Herbal on FAQ page for Mg Cream. Pet Mg Cream is the same formula, but with extra neem oil). Magnesium cream is non-toxic and contains no parabens, animal products or petrochemical ingredients.
Magnesium Chloride Flakes: Add some electrolytes to your pet’s drinking water (dogs, cats, horses etc) to make a mineral alkaline water for better hydration. Use the same amount as for making mineral drinking water for humans. See instructions here.
Recommended: One small pinch of Mg flakes per litre of filtered water.
Magnesium Oil Spritz: This can be an alternative magnesium for pets application. For extra relaxation after a hard day at the races there is nothing better to unwind and help muscles recover, not to mention also getting a better sleep, than having your master rub your tummy and legs with a few sprays of Elektra Magnesium Oil Spritz.
This professional greyhound usually came home after the races in a very agitated state and found it difficult to relax and settle down. The reason this happens is that after great exertions we use up a lot of magnesium stores. Lower magnesium levels are associated with hyperactivity and agitation. When enough magnesium is supplied the symptoms go away and the muscles can relax again. Relaxation is essential for recovery and the building of new cells. Magnesium also helps us to drift off in a sound slumber, waking up more refreshed and ready for another great exertion! Magnesium for pets.