Magnesium, with calcium, is an important contributor to your acid-alkaline balance. Magnesium contributes to maintaining normal energy metabolism and normal nerve function. It is recognised for its contribution to normal muscle function and protein formation. Magnesium also contributes to the maintenance of normal bone and teeth and normal cell division. Magnesium, sometimes referred to as ‘the hearts most important mineral’, is essential for the health of the heart muscle. To be used in conjunction with a balanced diet.