Magnesium stearate is the chemical compound with the formula Mg(C18H35O2)2. It is a soap, consisting of salt containing two equivalents of stearate (the anion of stearic acid) and one magnesium cation (Mg2+). Magnesium stearate powder vegetable derived is a commonly used excipient in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. It is used as a lubricant, anti-adherent, and flow agent in the manufacturing of tablets, capsules, and powders. This product is derived from vegetable sources and is considered safe for human consumption. Its properties make it an essential ingredient in the production of high-quality pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.