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Ingredient Type: Mineral

Also Known As: Mg, Magnesium citrate, Magnesium oxide, Magnesium taurinate

Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral that supports many bodily functions and is particularly important for the muscles and nerves.

Magnesium is used in health supplements today to promote muscle and stress management.  It also helps maintain strong bones and a healthy cardiovascular system.


In the meantime see the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements fact sheet for magnesium, the entry for magnesium, the MedlinePlus entry for magnesium oxide, the RXList entry for magnesium oxide, or the RXList entry for magnesium citrate for more information.