What is Swelling?

Swelling is a result of increase fluid and white blood cells sent as a defense mechanism used by our bodies to aid in the healing process of the traumatized area. This swelling protects our ailment and reduces the ability to use the injured area. 

The concern with selling is that our bodies reaction is often excessive and prolonged which results in great discomfort and a slowed recovery process. Additionally if prolonged inflammation is left untreated it can lead to chronic or long term swelling as well as causing tissue damage. 

When fluid leaks into the body tissue, usually from blood vessels, it results in an extra build up within the tissue causing it to swell and often resulting in inflammation.

Inflammation is characterized by swelling, redness, pain heat and a loss of function. It is most frequently found in joints or around strained or torn ligaments, muscles and tendons.

Because of the close association between swelling and inflammation, reducing the swelling in an area will often relieve other symptoms of inflammation., hastening and improving the overall healing process. Swelling can affect a particular joint, muscle or small area of the body or the entire body and is commonly associated with injury, infection or arthritis. Different medications, pregnancy, sports, allergic reactions and many other medical problems can result in swelling. 

About Bexters Soda Crystals 

For over 50 years Bexters crystals have been recommended by physiotherapists, chiropractors and athletes in Australia to reduce swelling, relieve aching muscles and recover from strenuous activity.

Bexters Soda Crystals are made from naturally sourced Sodium Carbonate (soda ash) which is processed to form decahydrate crystals. Hygroscopic by nature, the dehydrate crystals draw out excess fluid from muscles and joints when used in an application wrap.

Click here to checkout how to use Bexters Soda Crystals in an application wrap. 

Bexters crystals were first widely adopted by the Bowen Therapy community in Australia. Tom Bowen, the founder of Bowen therapy, first endorsed Bexters crystals as a natural remedy to assist with recovery and healing. He was amazed by their ability to relieve aching or swollen muscles and joints and encouraged colleagues and patients alike to reap the benefits of Bexters crystals.

Bowen Therapist – Joshua Rasco - Natural Remedy to Reduce Swelling

Today Bexters crystals are used, recommended and stocked by hundreds of Bowen therapists, physiotherapists and chiropractors in Australia. Leading athletes across all sporting codes rely on Bexters crystals for their recovery.


Information used on this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you are concerned about your magnesium levels, please contact your GP. Use only as directed.