Best magnesium supplement

10 of the best magnesium supplements

Age Male Female Pregnancy Lactation

0-6 months

30mg* 30mg*    
7-12 months 75mg* 75mg*    
1-3 years 80mg 80mg    
4-8 years 130mg 130mg    
14-18 years 410mg 360mg 400mg 360mg
19-30 years 400mg 310mg 350mg 310mg
31-50 years 420mg 320mg 260mg 320mg
51+ years 420mg 320mg    

Holland & Barrett Magnesium Tablets, 250mg, 100 tablets

Simple is sometimes best...

Like to keep it simple with your supplements? These easy-to-swallow coated tablets could be the best way for you to manage your magnesium levels.

Suitable for both vegetarians and vegans, these magnesium tablets contain 250mg of high-quality magnesium. Simply take one a day with a meal to help keep you topped up!

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Holland & Barrett Magnesium Tablets, 250mg, 100 tablets

Together Natural Marine Magnesium, 30 Capsules

A 100% natural way to get your magnesium...

This magnesium supplement is complete, which means it contains the five natural forms of magnesium: oxide; hydroxide; sulphate; carbonate and chloride.

It’s made by evaporating water from the deep blue, mineral-rich waters of the Mediterranean Sea. It is then purified so the magnesium can be extracted.

Simply take one to two capsules (188mg each) daily as a food supplement, with or without food.

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Together Natural Marine Magnesium, 30 Capsules

Holland & Barrett Magnesium Oil Spray, 100ml

A quick and simple spray to keep you topped up

Full of the best absorbed magnesium, this spray is one of the most convenient ways to enjoy the benefits of magnesium.

This magnesium oil spray contains a super-saturated source of magnesium, which gets absorbed directly into the skin. It can be applied to any area of the body to replace magnesium loss through modern diets and busy lifestyles.

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Holland & Barrett Magnesium Oil Spray, 100ml

BetterYou Magnesium Flakes, 150g

There’s nothing like a good soak…

These flakes are a highly concentrated form of 100% natural, pharmaceutical-grade magnesium chloride. Soaking in a magnesium flake bath, this product supports muscle remineralisation.

For foot soaks – dissolve 150g of magnesium flakes (one mug) in warm water, immerse your feet and relax for 20 minutes, or longer, if desired.

For bath soaks – dissolve 250g of magnesium flakes (two mugs) in a warm bath and sit for 20 minutes.

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BetterYou Magnesium Flakes, 150g

Floradix Magnesium Mineral Drink, 250ml

Drink your way to healthier magnesium levels...

This delicious magnesium liquid formula contains herbal extracts and real fruit juice concentrates, making it highly effective yet functional. It’s great for people who don’t like tablets.

As the magnesium is already dissolved, it gets absorbed quicker by the digestive system when compared with normal tablets.

It can be taken by both children and adults, even women who are pregnant / breastfeeding, so it’s great for the whole family.

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Floradix Magnesium Mineral Drink, 250ml

Holland & Barrett Magnesium Powder, 200g

Magnesium your way...

This powdered magnesium citrate is a convenient and easily absorbable version of magnesium.

As it is unflavored, you can mix it into plain water, juice or other drinks, or even sprinkle it on your cereal and porridge – enjoy it your way!

Suitable for vegans, mix half a teaspoon (approximately 2.5g) with 200ml of water / other liquid and take once a day.

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Holland & Barrett Magnesium Powder, 200g

BetterYou Magnesium Oil Joint Spray. 100ml

A spray to support your joints...

This magnesium joint oil spray has been formulated with glucosamine for direct muscle and joint application. It also incorporates the cooling and calming effect of menthol.

Spray on the body, ideally after showering, and massage well into the skin. Reapply whenever you need to. For best results, apply to clean skin.

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BetterYou Magnesium Oil Joint Spray. 100ml

Holland & Barrett Calcium & Magnesium, 60 caplets

Name a more iconic duo for bone and muscle health…

Calcium and magnesium work in perfect harmony in our bodies to help us look after our bones and muscles.

As they rely on each other for certain things, like helping us maintain bones and helping our muscles to contract and relax, it makes perfect sense to take them together.

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Holland & Barrett Calcium & Magnesium, 60 caplets

BetterYou Magnesium Sleep Spray, 100ml

Spritz your way to ZZZs with the best magnesium supplement for sleep...

BetterYou Magnesium Oil Goodnight Spray combines essential magnesium with chamomile, bergamot and clary sage to soothe the senses while calming and relaxing the body.

Used as part of your nighttime routine, BetterYou Magnesium Oil Goodnight spray can replace the magnesium lost through modern diet and pressured lifestyles.

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BetterYou Magnesium Sleep Spray, 100ml

Vitabiotics Osteocare Fizz, 20 Effervescent Tablets

Enjoy a little fizz while looking after your bones

If you want to make sure you get all the vitamins and minerals you need to support your bones, this fizzy little number could help you out.

It contains magnesium, calcium and vitamin D, as well as copper, zinc, manganese, selenium and vitamin C. All with a refreshing orange flavour.

This combination can help you maintain normal bone health, and support muscle function and the nervous system.

Although it doesn’t contain the daily recommendation of magnesium, and is more rich in calcium, it is great for those with bone health concerns.

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Vitabiotics Osteocare Fizz, 20 Effervescent Tablets

Bhupesh Panchal,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.