What is a Myers’ Cocktail?
Updated: Jul 4, 2022
There are, in fact, lots of factors that can interfere with the absorption of vitamins and minerals, such as dietary habits and supplementation, lifestyle choices, age, body composition, and medical condition. Considering all these, you might absorb anywhere from 10% to 90% of a given nutrient from a given food. This is where vitamin IV therapy comes in.
Myers’ Cocktail: Intravenous Vitamin + Mineral Cocktail
There is no more efficient way to deliver nutrients to the body than with direct intravenous infusion. IV nutrient therapy or IV vitamins is used interchangeably with the name Myers’ cocktail. The Myers' cocktail is a popular formula used by complementary and alternative medicine providers for over half a century. A client recently told me the Kardashians talk about that one all the time, so it is well known!
In the 1970s, Dr. John Myers developed and administered the first IV vitamin treatments in Baltimore using a 10-ml syringe to perform a slow vitamin push with essential nutrients into the vein to treat specific health conditions. But this cocktail can also work wonders for healthy individuals that want an additional boost in mood or energy, and for professionals under high levels of acute and chronic stress.
In this day and age, the Myer’s cocktail is now administered in an IV bag which is a more efficient way to bring nutrients to the body as it allows vitamins to bypass the digestive system and enter directly into the bloodstream and organs, ensuring full absorption at the cellular level.
Myers’ cocktail can be beneficial for many health related problems, such as:
More About the Myers’ Cocktail Mixture
The Myer's Cocktail includes a liter of fluids, Vitamin C, B-Complex, magnesium and zinc.
Vitamin C: Protects against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, eye disease, and even improves the appearance of skin.
B Vitamins: They help produce energy, are critical for growth and development, keep the eyes, nervous system, and skin healthy, help with the digestive system, break down fats, and much more.
Magnesium: It decreases the risk of developing diabetes, maintains heart health, keeps bones strong, prevents and relieves migraines, helps relieve PMS symptoms, and reduces anxiety.
Zinc: Zinc helps keep your immune system strong. Supplementing with 15–30 mg of elemental zinc daily may improve immunity, blood sugar levels, and eye, heart, and skin health.
If you are feeling run-down or fatigued, or just need a reset, this infusion is the one you need to feel refreshed. Opt for this treatment and experience many of its benefits!