Magnesium (Citrate) - 180 Capsules

Magnesium (Citrate) - 180 Capsules

by Pure Encapsulations
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Item Number: PE1406
Serving Size: 1 Capsule Servings per Container: 180
Price per Serving:  $0.15 Price per Unit*: $0.15 per Capsule
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In this supplement by Pure Encapsulations‚ you’ll find 150 milligrams of magnesium citrate along with 11 milligrams of vitamin C in each easy-to-swallow vegetable capsule.

What is Magnesium Citrate?

Magnesium citrate is among one of the most highly bioavailable magnesium chelates (others include aspirate‚ citrate/malate and glycinate)‚ which support the metabolism and use of many other essential nutrients. Magnesium also plays a role in many enzymatic and physiological functions‚ including cardiac function‚ neuromuscular contractions and regulating the acid-alkaline balance within the body. Along with other minerals‚ magnesium is used by the body to restore itself to an alkaline state when it is undergoing periods of excess acidity. Acidity‚ or acidosis‚ can be caused by exposure to toxins or a poor diet (high in acidic foods).

How the Body Uses Magnesium

The body uses magnesium (and other minerals) to metabolize macronutrients‚ produce energy and to efficiently use phosphorous‚ calcium‚ sodium and potassium. This essential mineral also helps the body use vitamins C and E (which are powerful antioxidants) and B-complex vitamins (which play a large neuro-protective role).

Building Strong Bones: In addition to vitamin D‚ calcium and phosphorous‚ magnesium is essential for maintaining good bone health. One trial that involved over 2 thousand seniors indicated that higher intakes of magnesium were directly related to increased bone mineralization in certain individuals.

Heart Health: Although magnesium is well-known for its role in bone health‚ magnesium also provides a broad spectrum of cardiovascular support. It supports arterial function‚ C-reactive protein metabolism‚ lipid metabolism and endothelial function. A review of 20 different randomized trials suggests that magnesium can also promote healthy systolic and diastolic function‚ meaning that it may help the body normalize blood pressure. In addition to all that‚ magnesium has also been known to promote healthy glucose metabolism. One study that spanned 15 years and involved over 4‚500 young people indicated that higher intakes of magnesium may be associated with healthy cardiovascular function and glucose utilization.

In addition to all of the benefits listed above‚ magnesium also plays vital roles in muscle function‚ cranial vessel comfort and mood. It has been known to have a calming effect.

Where Does Magnesium Citrate Come From?

Magnesium comes naturally from limestone. The citrate is made through corn dextrose fermentation. The other forms of bioavailable magnesium (aspartate‚ glycinate and malate) are synthetic. Ascorbyl palmitate comes from palm oil and corn dextrose fermentation.

Magnesium Deficiency

Since magnesium is abundantly found in leafy green vegetables‚ a true magnesium deficiency is rare. However‚ individuals who suffer from malabsorption disorders are advised to supplement in order to get adequate amounts of magnesium in their diet. Also‚ since magnesium is used by the body to restore the acid-alkaline balance‚ those who eat an overly acidic diet should consider supplementing with magnesium citrate‚ such as is found in this supplement by Pure Encapsulations. Side effects from taking magnesium are extremely rare because the body naturally gets rid of excess magnesium.



These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

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  • UPC # 766298001739
Official Website: https://www.pureencapsulations.com

Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 180

Amount Per Serving / % DV

Magnesium (As Magnesium Citrate) 150mg / 36%

Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (cellulose‚ water)‚ ascorbyl palmitate.

Gluten-Free / Non-GMO / Hypoallergenic.


As a dietary supplement‚ take 1-4 capsules daily‚ with meals.


Store in a cool‚ dry place.

If you are pregnant or lactating‚ have any health condition or are taking any medication‚ consult your health professional before use.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Use only if safety seal is intact.

Notice: Contents may not fill package in order to accommodate required labeling. Please rely on stated quantity.


  • Egg Free
  • Gluten Free
  • GMO Free
  • GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) Certification
  • Made in the USA
  • Peanut Free
  • Wheat Free
  • Hypoallergenic

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      Reliable

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      from Albuquerque NM on 3/21/2021
      This is the brand my naturopath prescribed for me, so I trust its efficacy

      Pros

      Helps me sleep, makes me go to bathroom

      Cons

      Makes you go to bathroom, be aware if that's not what you are looking for.
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Verified Buyer

      Works Okay

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      from RI on 3/19/2021
      Good quality magnesium however this form did not work as well for me as other forms by this brand for regularity.
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      Not as good as other forms

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      from RI on 3/18/2021
      Pure Encapsulations products are always good quality and well tolerated however this form of magnesium did not work as well for me for regularity as others from this brand
    • Verified Buyer

      great for my tummy

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      from Glendora CA on 3/05/2021
      works well and keeps me relaxed

      Pros

      everything

      Cons

      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Verified Buyer

      So many are deficient in magnesium. Thi

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      from Lawrenceville GA on 3/04/2021
      I have cramps in my feet that awaken me at night. I added magnesium to my supplement plan a long time ago with my evening meal in hopes of helping my muscles relax before bedtime. I was still having trouble until I read about magnesium and found that I was taking the wrong kind and had been forever. I needed magnesium citrate for better absorption. Talk about a turn around. It usually takes 90 days for a noticeable change when adjusting diet, but the impact of this was nearly instantaneous.

      Pros

      This product is excellent.. Struggled with being regular for years... Finnally found a product that keeps me regular.. I had to tweak the dosage till I found the right one for me... I take 6 capsules a day and that works perfect for me..

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      Not effective as other forms

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      from RI on 2/26/2021
      This form of magnesium did not seem to be as effective to me for sleep, digestion, and anxiety issues as other pure encapsulations forms
    • Verified Buyer

      basic supplyment

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      from NEW CASTLE DE on 2/23/2021
      to take 2 before sleep every day. So good! and my mom also like it.

      Pros

      Many

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      None
    • Verified Buyer

      Works well

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      from Fort Valley, Georgia on 2/13/2021
      I take 3 pills before bed. Help me relax and help with bone health.

      Pros

      Easy to swallow, no side effects

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      Nothing to dislike
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Verified Buyer

      Works well

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      from Fort Valley, Georgia on 2/13/2021
      I take 3 pills before bed. Help me relax and help with bone health.

      Pros

      Easy to swallow, no side effects

      Cons

      Nothing to dislike
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
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      Helps with headaches a d digestion

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      from ANNAPOLIS MD on 2/09/2021
      I seldom have migraine headaches while on this form of magnesium.

      Pros

      I like the quality of Pure Formulas.

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  • Question:
    I have read about Magnesium helping regulate diabetes. Has this product been proved to be so?
    Ginnie Renaud on 3/23/2016 Answer:
    • Hi Ginnie, Everyone breaks down, absorbs, and reacts to nutrients differently, and only your healthcare practitioner, that is familiar with your needs, would be able to advise you if this magnesium is helpful for your needs.
      PureFormulas on 3/25/2016
  • Question:
    what size is the capsule
    Jeanne Wilson on 2/15/2016 Answer:
    • Hi there Jeanne! Pure Encapsulations Magnesium glycinate is in a size 00 capsule, their largest size. :)
      PureFormulas on 2/18/2016

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