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Magnesium, Kawakawa & Capsaicin Cream 150ml

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Experience the magic of our Warming Magnesium & Capsaicin Cream, offering natural pain relief from nerve, joint, and muscle discomfort.

Made in NZ with anti-inflammatory ingredients, it soothes and delights.

A warming Magnesium & Capsaicin Cream which supports nerve, joint & muscle comfort.

Please note the following discounts for our Magnesium Cream when you buy:

  • Two pots this includes free shipping (note if you are applying a first purchase discount code it will take it under the $90 free shipping, adding another item such as a lipbalm will ensure you get both discounts)

Experience the magic of this unique fast-acting pain relief Magnesium, Kawakawa & Capsaicin Cream, made right here in New Zealand with a carefully selected combination of natural and organic ingredients chosen for their pain easing, anti-inflammatory, highly nourishing and moisturising properties:

  • Magnesium Chloride - anti-inflammatory properties to support muscle and nerve function
  • Capsaicin - 0.08% - supports nerve, joint and muscle comfort
  • Kawakawa Extract - anti-inflammatory, pain numbing properties and circulation support
  • NZ Hemp Seed Oil - anti-inflammatory properties and the perfect balance of omega 3 and 6 leaving your skin soft and supple
  • Aloe vera - a natural anti inflammatory with 75 vitamins and minerals absorbed through the skin
  • Coconut oil - natural anti inflammatory whih also conditions and softening the skin.
  • Shea Butter - anti inflammatory and a highly nourishing skin conditioner.

All these natural anti-inflammatory ingredients work together as a natural pain relief while at the same time nourishing and moisturising the skin, plus contributing to daily magnesium requirements.

Our Magnesium Creams consistently receives rave reviews and we are very proud to have created a product that brings relief and wellness to so many.

Benefits of Including Magnesium in Your Skincare Routine

Magnesium is a quiet hero of the natural world and getting enough is essential for maintaining good health, but many people get less than they need in their diet because New Zealand soils are low in magnesium. Sore muscles, restless legs, sleep issues, stress, anxiety, insomnia, cramp and migraines are all indicators of low magnesium levels.

Unlike most topical Magnesium Creams, ours is packed with nutrients allowing for a rich magnesium treatment like no other. This is one of the main reasons that more often than not our cream exceeds customers’ expectations, and has even been used to soothe symptoms of arthritis and other aches and pains.

This is because when applied topically, our NZ made natural Magnesium Cream is absorbed through to the skin to directly target areas of pain and concern. But don’t take our word for it. You can read first-hand experience in some of our customer reviews at the bottom of this page, to find out why customers find this magical cream to be a wonderful ‘go to’ to relieve discomfort, almost immediately.

How does topical Capsaicin Cream work?

Capsaicin cream works by temporarily reducing pain signals in the area where it is applied. The active ingredient in capsaicin cream is capsaicin, which is derived from chili peppers.

When you apply capsaicin cream to your skin, it binds to certain receptors called TRPV1 receptors. These receptors are found on nerve endings and are involved in transmitting pain signals to your brain. When capsaicin binds to these receptors, it initially causes a sensation of heat or burning.

This initial heat sensation is followed by a process called desensitization. With continued use of capsaicin cream, the TRPV1 receptors become less sensitive to pain signals. This means that the pain signals from the area where the cream is applied are reduced or blocked from reaching your brain.

Capsaicin cream also helps to deplete a substance called substance P. Substance P is a neuropeptide involved in transmitting pain signals. Capsaicin causes the release and eventual depletion of substance P from nerve endings, further reducing the transmission of pain signals.

Overall, capsaicin cream provides temporary relief from pain by reducing the sensitivity of nerve endings and blocking or reducing the transmission of pain signals. It is commonly used for conditions such as arthritis, muscle strains, and nerve pain.

However, it's important to follow the instructions for use and avoid applying capsaicin cream to broken or irritated skin to prevent excessive irritation or discomfort.

How to use Magnesium, Kawakawa & Capsaicin Cream

  • Apply a small amount of cream with fingers and rub it well into the affected area 3 or 4 times daily.
  • Wash hands after application if hands are not the treatment site or if applying the cream to someone else.
  • If using for relief in the hands, do not wash the hands for at least 30 minutes after applying the cream.
  • Capsaicin must be used regularly every day as directed. Immediate pain relief is not to be expected, depending on the type of pain. The full effect may take several weeks of regular use to achieve.
  • Continue to use capsaicin cream regularly if required.


  • Do not use if you are allergic to Capsaicin, or to hot peppers (from the Capsaicin family)
  • Capsaicin cream should not be applied to broken or infected skin.
  • Avoid use near eyes or other sensitive areas of the body. If capsaicin gets into the eyes, flush them with water. Wash other sensitive areas with warm soapy water
  • Tight bandages should not be applied on top of capsaicin cream.

Side Effects

The most common side effect of capsaicin use is a feeling of warmth or a tingling sensation after application. This sensation is related to the action of capsaicin on the skin and is to be expected. This sensation usually diminishes after the first few days of application and in most cases will disappear with time and continued use.

Methods used to reduce this sensation include:

  • Avoid taking a hot bath or shower just before or after applying capsaicin cream.
  • Try to keep cool, do not wear tight clothing or become too warm as heat may increase the sensation.


Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Magnesium Chloride, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Macropiper Excelsum (Kawakawa) Leaf Extract, Cetearyl Olivate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Alcohol, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Sorbitan Olivate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Beeswax, Glycerin, Lecithin, Linum Usitatissimum (Flax) Seed Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Parfum (Fragrance), Xanthan Gum, Tocopheryl Acetate, Capsicum Frutescens (Capsaicin/Cayenne Pepper 0.08%) Resin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Carrageenan, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil.

Proudly Made from Natural and Organic Ingredients in New Zealand

NZ soils are low in magnesium so supplementing our bodies with honest natural products can be a great way to help with stress, anxiety and sleep issues.

This rich Magnesium, Kawakawa & Capsaicin Cream contains a combination of natural & organic ingredients chosen for their anti-inflammatory, highly nourishing and moisturising properties including Aloe Vera, Hemp Seed Oil, Kawakawa, Unrefined Shea Butter and Coconut Oil

Find out more about the amazing ingredients in the product here.

We ship items as soon as possible, but this will not always be the same day as your order.

In general, please allow 2-3 business days for processing. View the full shipping details here and our refund policy here.

Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

Non-returnable items:

Gift cards

Downloadable software products

Some health and personal care items

Refunds (if applicable)

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

Born and raised in New Zealand, our founders are very proud to make all of our products right here in New Zealand from pure natural and organic ingredients. You can find out more about our incredible ingredients here.

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Susan R.
New Zealand New Zealand

Joint and Muscle Comfort.

As with all the other things I have used from Wild Kiwi Hearts this is great. I have arthritis in both knees and use this at night time and it soothes my knees allowing me to sleep.


Wild Kiwihearts

We are so glad you are benefitting from our latest creation Susan. You have been a customer for a long time using our our original (Magnesium with Kawakawa) which was helping those like yourself with arthritis, so we thought we could make it more effective by adding capsaicin. People like you letting us know makes our journey worthwhile and meaningful. Thankyou.

Nicola SVG verified by SHOP
New Zealand New Zealand

Perfect does what it says and helps with pain


Wild Kiwihearts

Great. Thankyou Nicola

Bev L.
New Zealand New Zealand

Magnesium, Kawakawa and Capsaicin cream

Bought for husband painful knees, he gets relief from pain. Apply morning and night before retiring to bed.


Wild Kiwihearts

Great thanks Bev

Sally R.
New Zealand New Zealand

Joint cream

I use this joint cream when needed , love the smooth texture and very pleased with 5he product

Shirene K.
New Zealand New Zealand

Joint and muscle comfort

Really surprised at how well it’s helping me! Will definitely recommend. My wrist and knee joints are more manageable with less pain and muscle recovery have reduced.


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Your Magnesium All-Purpose Cream Awaits

Carefully curated from a selection of natural ingredients and made right here in New Zealand, this magical all-purpose body cream has a variety of anti-inflammatory, highly nourishing and moisturising properties to help soothe tight and tense muscles, replenish dry skin, and help with muscle relaxation for a peaceful night's sleep.

How does topical Capsaicin Cream work?

Capsaicin cream reduces pain signals temporarily by binding to TRPV1 receptors found on nerve endings. This causes an initial heat sensation and subsequent desensitization of the receptors with continued use, blocking pain signals from reaching the brain.

Additionally, capsaicin depletes substance P, a neuropeptide involved in transmitting pain signals, further reducing pain transmission. Commonly used for arthritis, muscle strains, and nerve pain, it's crucial to follow instructions and avoid broken or irritated skin to prevent excessive discomfort.


  • What is the difference between using a magnesium cream and a magnesium spray?

    The main difference lies in the application and absorption.

    A magnesium cream is a topical formulation that is applied directly to the skin and massaged in. It contains other anti-inflammatory and nourishing ingredients providing a moisturizing and nourishing experience, allowing the magnesium to gradually absorb into the skin over time.

    On the other hand, a topical magnesium spray has a higher percentage of Magnesium and is quickly absorbed into the skin. It can also be used in conjunction with the cream for those needing a greater Magnesium boost.

    Both options can be effective in replenishing magnesium levels, so the choice between a cream or spray depends on personal preference and desired application method.

  • What is Kawakawa good for?

    Kawakawa is known for its various benefits. It has traditionally been used for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it effective in soothing skin irritations, relieving muscle soreness, and reducing redness.

    Additionally, it possesses antioxidant compounds that can help protect the skin from environmental damage.

  • Why does Wild Kiwihearts Magnesium & Kawakawa Cream work so effectively?

    This unique fast-acting and nourishing Magnesium and Kawakawa cream is made with a carefully selected combination of natural and organic ingredients chosen for their anti-inflammatory, highly nourishing and moisturising properties.

    Wild Kiwihearts Magnesium & Kawakawa Cream It is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream so it goes directly where it is needed.

    Experience the magic of this amazing cream. 

  • Is your packaging recyclable?

    We follow environmentally sustainable practices in all aspects of our business.

    The packaging we use is recyclable, the cardboard boxes are from FSC certified forests and vegetable ink is used for printing.

    The printer we use, Fusion Print, is 14001 compliant which is an internationally recognised and audited environmental certification, focussing on ecological concern and sustainability.

  • Are your products all-natural and organic?

    Wild Kiwiheart purpose is to provide a skincare range that is Pure Goodness in Every Drop which nourishes your body and enriches your soul.

    Users can have the confidence of knowing that all our products are authentic - New Zealand Made, using organic and natural ingredients, sustainably packaged and cruelty free.

    We believe that nature provides all we need to look and feel beautiful, and we pride ourselves on manufacturing sustainably crafted products.

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