Magnesium Oxide P

Magnesium Oxide also finds therapeutic use as an antacid to alleviate heartburn. In the food industry, it is employed as a food additive and regulated under the number E530. It acts as an anti-caking agent.


Magnesium Oxide P

Magnesium oxide P, also known as magnesia, is a white inorganic chemical compound that comes in the form of a fine powder. It is widely recognized for its antacid properties and is commonly used in various industrial and medical applications.


  • Magnesium oxide is composed of magnesium (Mg) and oxygen (O). Its chemical formula is MgO. It is produced by the calcination of magnesite or magnesium chloride.
  • Several industries produce magnesium oxide on a large scale for its numerous applications. It is also used as a component in the manufacturing of other magnesium compounds and in the production of glass and ceramics.



  • Magnesium oxide is widely used as an antacid to treat heartburn and gastrointestinal disorders. It works by neutralizing gastric acid and relieving symptoms associated with stomach disorders.


  • In cosmetics, magnesium oxide is used as an ingredient in skincare products for its absorbent and mattifying properties. It helps control shine and reduce the appearance of pores, giving the skin a smooth and matte finish.


  • In the industry, magnesium oxide is used as a refractory to withstand high temperatures. It is also used as an electrical insulator in the construction of electronic and electrical devices.


  • Magnesium oxide is used as a nutritional supplement in agriculture to improve soil health and promote plant growth. It helps balance soil pH and provides essential magnesium for healthy plant growth.


  • In dentistry, magnesium oxide is used as a temporary filling material for dental cavities.
  • It is also used in the manufacturing of refractory materials, ceramics, and construction products.
  • In the food industry, it is used as an additive to regulate acidity and improve the texture of foods.

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