Permeation of topically applied Magnesium ions through human skin is facilitated by hair follicles.

@article{Chandrasekaran2016PermeationOT,
  title={Permeation of topically applied Magnesium ions through human skin is facilitated by hair follicles.},
  author={Navin Chandrakanth Chandrasekaran and Washington Y. Sanchez and Yousuf H. Mohammed and Jeffrey E. Grice and Michael S. Roberts and Ross T. Barnard},
  journal={Magnesium research},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          35-42
        }
}
Magnesium is an important micronutrient essential for various biological processes and its deficiency has been linked to several inflammatory disorders in humans. Topical magnesium delivery is one of the oldest forms of therapy for skin diseases, for example Dead Sea therapy and Epsom salt baths. Some anecdotal evidence and a few published reports have attributed amelioration of inflammatory skin conditions to the topical application of magnesium. On the other hand, transport of magnesium ions… 

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