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Pure Encapsulations   Magnesium (Citrate) - 180 Capsules

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Item Number: PE1406
Serving Size: 1 Capsule Servings per Container: 180
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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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    • Verified Buyer

      Nightly

      from Bangor PA on 4/29/2022
      I take these every single night for restful sleep. It’s helped my anxiety as well. I recommend these to anyone that will listen! Regular movements is just a bonus
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
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      A Core Element

      from Roanoke, VA on 4/23/2022
      Long time user for digestive reasons.
    • Verified Buyer

      Stops completely my foot cramping

      from Wake Forest, NC on 2/25/2022
      Just one pill each evening helps me to sleep without my foot cramping. Have tried other magnesium, but nothing works as well as this.

      Pros

      It works to stop my foot cramping.

      Cons

      N/A
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
    • This works great for me

      from San Diego on 1/31/2022
      I started taking this a couple of months ago and took 1 a day at first and I had to increase to 2 a day, but this has helped me tremendously. I am more regular and it is much easier for me to go to the bathroom.

      Pros

      It works great for me as I need help going to the bathroom and I feel great.

      Cons

      I do not feel any negative side effects at this time.
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Mag Citrate

      from Maine on 1/31/2022
      I use this because of a magnesium deficiency. These are a natural way to bring that level of magnesium up

      Pros

      Easy to take, a natural supplement

      Cons

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

      Help to relax muscle tension

      from Merritt Island FL on 12/17/2021
      It's a good product for sleep, muscle cramps, tension headaches

      Pros

      Great

      Cons

    • Verified Buyer

      Pure magnesium is an excellent product

      from Toms River, New Jersey on 9/09/2021
      This product is excellent

      Pros

      works effectively and easy to swallow.. Good price.

      Cons

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

      Great Product

      from Austin TX on 9/09/2021
      I''m very happy with this magnesium. I take it every day.

      Pros

      I like the potency

      Cons

      I can't think of anything
      review-checkI would recommend this item to a friend.
    • Ok

      from FL on 7/05/2021
      Dr. Recommended magnesium for muscle pains and was having trouble sleeping so thought this was heavn sent. Doesnt appear to do any harm just not showing any sleep or pain relief

      Pros

      Capsule easy to swallow

      Cons

      Doesnt seem to show any improvement BUT NOT EVEN THRU 1 BOTTLE
    • Fantastic

      from DE on 7/04/2021
      GREAT

      Pros

      Great for health

      Cons

      Taking another pill everyday
      review-checkI 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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