Posted by iHerb Customer on Nov 06, 2007 | Verified Purchase
As woman in my early forties, my doctor reminded me at my last check-up that I need to be taking a calcium supplement to help prevent osteoporosis. I had taken coral calcium before and liked it, so I found some on the iHerb site and ordered it. I had been having a lot of difficulty sleeping, but I swear that within 2 or 3 days of taking this I was sleeping like a log. When I mentioned that to my sister, who has a Master's Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine and is a licensed Acupuncturist, she told me that magnesium helps with sleep. The only thing is that with this particular product, they recommend taking 3 tablets a day. That much magnesuim can cause diarrhea, and I had to back off to 2 tablets a day, but even at only 2 tablets a day, this product still delivers a great doesage of calcium and magnesium. I love this product and definitely recommend it.
I use this to heal my skin - cuts, burns, abrasions, etc. This speeds healing and reduces scarring incredibly. It is amazing stuff. I will definitely be re-ordering before I run out - which will still be awhile, because it goes a long way.
Check the maximum healthy dosage of vitamins A and D3 before taking large doses (I just googled the information and found several credible sources). Too much at one time or too large doses over a long period of time can really hurt your health. As with most things, moderation is good.
I take vitamin B supplements to help handle stress. This seems like a good one.
I have taken this product for a long time. It takes awhile to notice at first, but after taking it awhile you will notice that your hair grows at least 1/4 inch more per month or more. That may not sound like much, but when you're trying to grow your hair out, it helps. First you'll notice that your nails are growing a lot faster. I take half a pill twice daily because your body can only absorb so much biotin at one time and I don't want to waste any, but it's more economical to purchse it this way. And it has a pleasant taste, like candy.
I like these. I saw that a few other reviewers didn't like the taste much, but decided to try them for myself. I think they taste good. I mean, you have to expect that there will be a slight hint of zinc taste in there - they are not candy. For a supplement, they taste great. I suck on them when I get a sore throat and it lessens the pain, and sometimes even makes it go away, at least for awhile - and that's better than constant sore throat pain. I also take zinc when I get a cold to get over it faster, particularly if I catch it early and start sucking on these. Try it. Keep it on hand for the next time you get sick and see if it doesn't help! (No, I don't work for the company!)
Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 31, 2012 | Verified Purchase
I first discovered this in a health food store years ago and loved it. l have noticed over the years that when I use it regularly, my professional dental cleanings take less time and the hygienist and/or dentist often comment on how healthy my gums are. And it tastes good. It's very strong; l like it full strength, but to make it last longer, l often dilute it-anywhere from 75% to 25% strength-and it's still effective and refreshing.
I take a lot of vitamin D because I don't get enough sunlight. These work great. They're as good as candy, so keep them out of reach of your children or they might help themselves to more than would be good for them.
I noticed some time ago that I slept better when taking a calcium supplement, particularly one combined with magnesium. So, I take calcium/magnesium for the health of my bones and to prevent osteoporosis, but also to ensure good sleep. This one did not disappoint. I recommend it and will probably buy it again.
Good product. I'm not a senior, but since I had a hysterectomy I know my hormones are probably making my body think I'm a senior, so I take these anyway.