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Is magnesium hydroxide vegan?

Magnesium hydroxide is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is magnesium hydroxide?

Magnesium hydroxide is a white, odorless powder that is commonly used as an antacid and laxative. It is formed when magnesium oxide reacts with water, producing a slightly alkaline solution. This ingredient is also known for its ability to neutralize stomach acid and relieve symptoms of acid reflux and indigestion. Magnesium hydroxide is sometimes used as a food additive, where it can act as a buffering agent or pH stabilizer. Due to its low solubility in water, it is often used as a suspension to ensure even distribution in products such as baked goods and sauces.

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