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  • Expiration Date: Sep 2018
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  • Product Code: LEX-16821
  • UPC Code: 737870168218
  • Package Quantity: 100 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
    4.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 in, 0.3 lbs
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Product Overview


  • Bioavailable Mineral for Cardiovascular Health
  • Dietary Supplement

Magnesium is one of the body’s most important minerals. It is required as a cofactor in hundreds of enzymatic processes within cells. It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, promotes healthy cardiovascular function, supports a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. Magnesium also helps maintain blood sugar and blood pressure levels already within normal range, and it is known to be involved in energy metabolism and protein synthesis.

Magnesium is a major factor in relaxing the smooth muscles within the blood vessels, thereby reducing peripheral vascular resistance and promoting a healthy cardiovascular system. Magnesium also affects circulating levels of norepinephrine and the synthesis of serotonin and nitric oxide.

Magnesium positively influences the bone mineral matrix and its ability to metabolize minerals needed for repair and rebuilding. Scientific literature documents the need for a wide range of minerals, including calcium and magnesium, that are vital to maintaining strong, healthy bones.

Moreover, there is strong evidence that dietary magnesium intake and supplementation improves the metabolic profile. Magnesium has been shown to beneficially impact insulin resistance, serum lipid profiles, inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress and platelet aggregability. Since magnesium is so inexpensive, everyone should consider supplementing with at least 500 mg of magnesium daily. This product provides one of the highest concentrations of elemental magnesium per capsule available on the market.

A review of assimilation studies suggests that the citrate salt of magnesium is the best absorbed into the bloodstream. Magnesium Citrate, however, is comprised of only 16% magnesium, and the typical dose of elemental magnesium is 100 to 350 mg a day. Higher doses of 300 mg to 548 mg daily have been shown to help support healthy blood pressure

Suggested Use

Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.

Take one (1) capsule one to two times daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. Can be taken all at once or in divided doses.

Other Ingredients

Vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, silica.



To report a serious adverse event or obtain product information, contact 1-866-280-2852.

Caution: If taken in high doses, magnesium may have a laxative effect. If this occurs, divide dosing, reduce intake, or discontinue product.

Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Magnesium (as magnesium citrate) 160 mg 40%
iHerb Customer Reviews

Great product

Posted by 4658878872479223863 on Feb 06, 2017

Taking this form of magnesium to help with muscle recovery after working out. It's supposed to have a better absorption, according to recent analysis, than the oxide version so glad this on iHerb. Been taking it for 4 months now with no digestive ill effects. Pill is easy to swallow.

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Great citrate

Posted by 4612019756668136636 on Jan 28, 2017

Caps are big but easy to swallow. After I take them I feel well rested.

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Best Value on iherb

Posted by 5642563245020940199 on Jan 26, 2017

After having read good reviews about Life Extension, Magnesium Citrate, I wanted them in a form that is as per my dietary preference and I got them at the best possible rate on iherb. Looking forward to order other supplements from them.

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Posted by 5307407901790417855 on Jan 19, 2017

Does great job! headaches and leg pains are gone, also graving for sweets is smaller.

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No potence

Posted by demonic-tree on Jan 14, 2017

The last batch i bought has a strong acidic taste on the capsule's surface. Moreover it stopped work for me, so i needed to increase the dosage twice. My guess the citric acid wasnt fully reacted with magnesium (too little magnesium). Later it took some air humidity and leaked a bit through the capsule. Regardless of this to be right or not the last batch has no potence and there're cheaper alternatives for magnesium citrate on iherb. Probably wont buy again

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