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Magnesium bromide

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Magnesium also reacts with hydrochloric acid and produces heat and hydrogen when added to it. The magnesium will begin to bubble and become hot, too hot to touch comfortably. The reaction will occur faster with higher temperatures (see precautions). Magnesium is a highly flammable metal, but while it is easy to ignite when powdered or shaved into thin strips, it is difficult to ignite in mass or bulk.

Magnesium bromide (MgBr2) is a chemical compound of magnesium and bromine that is white and very deliquescent. It is often used as a mild sedative. Magnesium Bromide is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity, high purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Most metal bromide compounds are water soluble for uses in water treatment, chemical analysis and in ultra high purity for certain crystal growth applications. Bromide in an aqueous solution can be detected by adding carbon disulfide (CS2) and chlorine. The salty taste of ocean water is due to the presence of salts such as sodium chloride and magnesium bromide. There are many different salts present in salt water: magnesium bromide is 0.01% in saltwater.

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Why using magnesium in health?

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human's body and is essential to good health. In our bone we have around 50% of total body magnesium but in our blood we have only 1% of magnesium. It's a small part but very important for people's health. Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body.

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Magnesium in medicine

In general magnesium is used in engineering and in health, especially in medicine. Magnesium found an exceptional place in curing various diseases and is thus included into many medicines for its exceptional properties. It's the fourth most abundant part from human's body. Nearly 50 percent of the body's magnesium is contained within its cells.

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