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Magnesium Oxide

Also Known As : Magnesia


Taste Profile

It has alkaline taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Magnesium Oxide is used as an anti-caking agent for powdered foods.
  2. It can be used for color retention in foods and also for pH modification in food.


Magnesium oxide is a white solid oxide salt which is a source of magnesium. It is an organic compound which is often considered as a mineral supplement.

Health benefits

  • Magnesium oxide is helpful to treat constipation in adults and children as well.(1)
  • It is also effective to treat gas, bloating and heartburn.(1)
  • It is helpful to prevent migraine pains.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for the "best before" date on the label of Magnesium Oxide.


Magnesium oxide can cause diarrhea and cramping. It can also cause itching, skin rashes, mood swings, dizziness, weakness, nausea and vomiting.(2)

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