After struggling with mental health problems for many years, one of my biggest issues was my sleep. Sleep is very important in maintaining stable mental health, and has a close relationship to your mental health.
During my challenges, I experimented with many different products, however, the one product that overwhelmingly stood out with helping my mental well-being was magnesium. Placed in a hot bath combined with lavender, it helped me relax, unwind, let go of my anxieties and prepare me for a good night sleep.
So I thought I could use my personal experiences and help others who are struggling. Not only with mental health but anyone who wants a better night sleep and deep relaxation. We have now extended to a large line of different products, designed to help improve sleep, as not every body works the same.
The Sleeping Bag is also based around the idea of giving back, therefore I will be donating 10% of all profits made from the bags to ‘Sporting Minds UK’ mental health charity.
Benefits of the Sleeping bag
What are magnesium flakes?
Magnesium Flakes are a highly concentrated form of magnesium chloride, a natural form of magnesium. Most people are deficient in magnesium.
By having a magnum bath you are fully exposing and replenishing the body with this essential mineral. Magnesium is the second most abundant element in our bodies. In the human body, magnesium is present in over 300 enzyme systems, regulating blood pressure, synthesising proteins, and monitoring muscle and nerve functions.
What are the health benefits of taking a magnesium bath?
Helps reduce stress
Relieves muscle and body tension
Speeding up wound healing
Helps you relax for a good night’s sleep
Improves skin health
Supports healthy bones
Increasing insulin sensitivity
Helps with nutrient absorption
Helps with acne, eczema and other skin problems
Join pain relief
Helps relieve skin reactions (such as poison ivy)
Improves skins hydration
Storage of magnesium flakes:- Store your sleeping bags at room temperature, out of direct sunlight. Keep flakes in the sealed bag when you are not using them.
Benefits of lavender:
The fragrance from the oils of the lavender plant is believed to help promote calmness and wellness. It's also used to help reduce stress and anxiety.
Lavender is believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to heal minor burns and bug bites.
Insomnia- Several studies have shown lavender essential oil may help promote sleep and fight insomnia. A 2015 study published in the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine found a combination of sleep hygiene techniques and lavender essential oil therapy helped college students get a better night's sleep than sleep hygiene alone. The study of 79 students with self-reported sleep problems also found inhaling lavender at bedtime improved daytime energy and vibrancy.
Benefits of skullcap:
Skullcap is a go-to herb for nervous tension. It is great for people with busy thoughts and who carry a lot of anxiety and worry. Skullcap is relaxing without being sedating which is a key characteristic to helping many who are anxiety-prone to relax. It’s also great for tension headaches, muscle spasms, and irritable stomachs.
Eco-friendly benefits of the Sleeping Bag
We are committed to providing our customers with an enjoyable experience, however, we feel this should not be at the experience of the environment. Which is why we made small changes to our product to ensure our product is as eco-friendly as possible. Starting with our packaging. We have recently introduced new cardboard boxes to package and send our sleeping bags in, these can be recycled or re-used. For our small sales we use bio-degradable bags which can be used as food compost bags after you receive your package. There are also many uses for our lavender bags, you can use it in the bath which is their primary use, however, they can also be used as lavender scent bags next to you8r pillow to help you sleep, in your wardrobe to keep your clothes smelling fresh, or simply as a scent bag around the house (for a stronger smell simply add lavender essential oil or replace the lavender inside the bag).Instead of using bubble wrap or standard loose fill to protect the sleeping bags during transit we use EcoFlo, which is a protective loose fill, it is 100% bio-degradable and 100% compostable. The product is fully soluble when saturated in water.
In this rapidly changing world, we’ve realized the importance of continually updating our approach to stay up to date with the changing world and play our part in saving our planet. We are open and invite any ideas to help improve our product and make us as eco-friendly as possible. Please leave us a message on the contact us page.