What is Magnesium Chloride?
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body. In fact, your body can’t work properly without it. Magnesium chloride, as the natural mineral bischofite, is also extracted (by solution mining) out of ancient seabeds, for example, the Zechstein seabed in northwest Europe. Some magnesium chloride is made from solar evaporation of seawater. Unlike other forms of magnesium, magnesium chloride is easily soluble in water. It's an important coagulant, used in the preparation of tofu, soy, beverages, and baby formula milk. Magnesium chloride is also used as a flavoring agent in the brewing of beer, and for color retention in foods.
It’s naturally occurring and an important nutrient with many health benefits including:
- May improve sleep
- May improve mood
- May benefit blood sugar management
- May reduce heart disease risk
- May improve migraine
Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Magnesium Chloride?
N/A as a food additive if no allergy is present. As a supplement, it may cause digestive issues.
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