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.

  • MFG # MC1
  • 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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      Headaches & hair growth

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      from SHERIDAN WY on 11/18/2020
      I take this every night to prevent headaches. Great for hair growth!
      I would recommend this item to a friend.
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      Can't do without this!

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      from Fair Oaks CA on 11/11/2020
      Great mag. citrate product. I take several forms of Mag and this one is always included.

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    • Verified Buyer

      Great quality and effective

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      from Texas on 10/10/2020
      It helped with constipation and I like the higher dosage. I will buy again.

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    • Magnesium for kidney stomnes

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      from NYC on 10/03/2020
      No problems. I assume it works because of it's citrate content. Also advised by chiro to take magnesium.

      Pros

      It seems to agree with me and helps flush my digestive system.

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      Too much can cause diarrhea. You need to find your own level.
      I would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Verified Buyer

      Good.

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      from MS on 9/26/2020
      Works better than the brand I was using.

      Pros

      No added fillers. It is GMO free.

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      More expensive than other brands .
      I would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Verified Buyer

      It cured my headache.

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      from Shenzhen on 9/22/2020
      I need to eat magnesium every day, it cured my headache, let my stool better.

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    • Verified Buyer

      Awesome

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      from South Ryegate VT on 9/10/2020
      I need extra magnesium and this is the perfect source

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    • wonderful supplement

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      from Massachusetts on 9/03/2020
      I have been taking Magnesium Citrate for many years and it just helps things keep moving!

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    • Verified Buyer

      Great for sleeping!

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      from Watertown, Wisconsin on 8/31/2020
      I take 4-5 before bed each night and sleep like a baby!

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      They do what they're meant to do without causing digestive upset!

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      I would recommend this item to a friend.
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      Works!

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      from RENSSELAERVILLE NY on 8/13/2020
      Since I’ve been using this vitamin, I’m having calm and peaceful nights!

      Pros

      Seems to be helping me!

      Cons

      Nothing really!
      I would recommend this item to a friend.
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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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