Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral which is important for many systems/functions in the body. It plays a vital role in the functioning and repair of nerves, organs, muscles and bones. Magnesium helps to regulate calcium transport and absorption within the body. It is possible to consume sufficient quantities of magnesium through a healthy diet but many people do not manage to consume adequate levels of this essential nutrient without the help of supplements. This Solgar supplement is suitable for vegans and vegetarians.