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What is Magnesium Stearate ? Magnesium Stearate can be described as a salt created when magnesium ions combine with stearate molecules.

Stearates are made of stearic acid, which is a long chain saturated fat found in:



Cocoa butter

Coconut oil


Dairy products and milk

palm oil


Experts agree that stearic acids is the only long-chain saturated oil that doesn’t raise cholesterol.

Salt forms the coating that you see on vitamins and medicines in powder form. Magnesium-stearate may stick on your hands and make you feel greasy. Magnesium Stearate can also be added by many manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and processed foods.

What purpose is magnesium stearate useful for?

Drugs. This company calls magnesium Stearate a “fluidant.” It serves the main purpose of preventing the ingredients from sticking together in capsules. It serves as a barrier between drug manufacturers and their machines. The powder increases the consistency and quality drug capsules.

A powder can also slow down the drug’s breakdown and absorption. Your body will absorb them in the most effective areas of your stomach. Without magnesium stearate it is difficult for us to predict the effectiveness, consistency, and quality of drugs.

Cosmetics. Magnesium-stearate can be used in many cosmetics. It can be used in cosmetics as a filler, anticaking agent, colorant and many other uses. This product is considered low-hazard, although limited data exists.

What does magnesium stearate mean for your body?

Magnesium-stearate can be eaten safely, but it can cause diarrhea. It can irritate the mucus lining the intestine when taken in large quantities. This can lead to diarrhea or bowel movements.

Impaired immune function. This powder could affect your immune T cells function. The research into this effect is still in its infancy.

Nutrients and drug absorption. There have been concerns that magnesium-stearate could prevent the body absorbing nutrients as it should. One study revealed that tablets with magnesium stearate disintegrated slower than those without.

Another study found that the time magnesium stearate has been dissolved doesn’t affect its effectiveness. It doesn’t affect the dissolution or effectiveness of any supplements or drugs.

The formation of biofilms. Biofilms form when bacteria forms a protective barrier. These claims are based on the fact that soap has magnesium stearate which forms a slime film. However, your gut wall doesn’t have the same amount of scum film as your bathroom or door.

What is the source for magnesium stearate

Stearic Acid is derived from either animal or botanical sources.

Vegetarian sources for magnesium stearate are palm oil, coconut oils, and vegetable oil.

PURE LAB VITIMINS uses magnesium stearate that is “plant-based”.

Is magnesium Stearate safe when taken from a vegetable source?

Vegetable magnesiumstearate is generally safe to eat and use. Studies show that too much vegetable magnesium stearate can have a laxative effect.

What is stearic acids?

Stearic Acid is a saturated fat acid that can be found in many foods, such as animal and plant fats. Flaxseed, cocoa, and flaxseed contain high amounts of stearic Acid.

What effects does stearic acids have on the body

Stearic acids can be found in chicken, eggs, chocolate, peanut butter, salmon, coconut oil, and chocolate. For dry powder ingredients that have issues such as density, viscosity or fluidity under pressure, stearic acids acts as a lubricant in filling capsules.

According to NCBI stearic acid lowers LDL cholesterol in comparison to other saturated fatty oils. It may also slightly lower HDL cholesterol to total cholesterol than other fatty acid.

Magnesium Stearate price

Price is affected by many factors, including supply and demand, industry trends and economic activity.

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