How do I keep 8 g of $\ce{Mg(OH)2}$ suspended in 100 mL of water? Milk of magnesium purchased from the store has $\ce{Mg(OH)2}$ well suspended in the bottles. When I make it, the $\ce{Mg(OH)2}$ settles at the bottom of the glass within minutes.

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    $\begingroup$ You need to find a way to control the size of the particles in solution to prevent sedimentation. $\endgroup$ – andselisk Jan 11 at 5:43

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