What is Ionized Water Good for and Why?

There are two different kinds of ionized water, alkaline ionized water and acidic ionized water. Each type of water has it’s uses, the ionized alkaline water is consumed for health, the acidic water is used for as a beauty rinse and for many other purposes. To get both kinds of water, you need a home water ionizer, alkalizers and

What is Ionized Water Good for?

Ionized water has many uses besides health. It could save you a lot of money

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Uses of ionized alkaline water

Ionized alkaline water is consumed for health purposes. It has acid-neutralizing ability and antioxidant potential that has been shown in over 40 studies to be good for health. Some of the health conditions that alkaline ionized water has been shown to help are:

Bone health – The strongest evidence for the benefits of alkaline water is for bone health. Research shows that drinking alkaline water lowers two enzyme markers of bone loss that doctors use to measure your rate of bone loss. More research is needed to see if the reduction in bone loss results in maintaining better health over the long term, but one thing is clear: Alkaline water is safer than the bone medications that people commonly take to maintain bone density.

Detoxification – Two studies from Sweden suggest that drinking alkaline water could protect you from the toxic effects of mercury. They examined women who lived in Sweden and who drank well water. Half the women drank acidic water, half drank alkaline water. The women who drank acidic water showed higher levels of boron, mercury, and other acidic elements in their hair samples. The women who drank alkaline water showed greater levels of healthy minerals like calcium, magnesium, and potassium in their hair samples. Other research conducted in the US showed that people new to alkaline water excreted high levels of 10 different heavy metals after they started drinking alkaline water. Learn More

Digestive health – Drinking alkaline water creates conditions inside the gut that are conducive to the growth of beneficial probiotic microflora. The beneficial probiotic microbes in your gut are called strict anaerobes – which means they hate oxygen. Ionized alkaline water has oxidation reduction potential so reduces oxidation in the gut, which favors probiotic microbes.

Sports – Alkaline water has been shown to hydrate better than plain water. It also has been shown to reduce exercise-induced muscular acidosis. This means it helps prevent the burning sensation in your muscles so you can work out longer and harder.

Even better,  mix alkaline water with an electrolyte, such as Gatorade, and it becomes a potent sports beverage. It makes everything you do feel like it takes a lot less effort, so you can be “in the zone” a lot longer!

There are many more health benefits that can come from drinking alkaline water. Too many to list here in fact. The important thing to remember is that alkaline water supports general wellness. A healthier body is able to heal itself of many ailments.

Detoxification of Fruits and Vegetables

The pesticides and herbicides used to grow food leave an acidic residue. Many people think you can simply rinse it off, but they’re wrong. Even with rinsing, residue remains. This can present a real problem for people with a sensitive gut, such as people with Lupus.

Alkaline water denatures acidic pesticide and herbicide residues, which means they are permanently rendered harmless. You can even see it working! Simply soak fruit or vegetables in a bowl of alkaline water, and within a few minutes, the water will turn muddy brown. Soaking your fruits and vegetables in alkaline water is better for you than detoxing, because it avoids putting toxins into your body in the first place!

Uses of Acidic Ionized Water

Acidic water isn’t for drinking, instead it is used topically as a rinse for hair and skin, plus other uses as well.

Hair – Acidic ionized water is a miracle hair rinse. My hair is just over two feet long, and it definitely looks and feels a lot nicer when rinsed with acidic water. An ionized acidic water does two beneficial things for your hair: It closes and compacts the follicles. The surface of a hair follicle is made up of a series of shingles. When those shingles open, exposing the follicle underneath, hair dries out, looks dull, and breaks easily. After an acidic water rinse, your hair will feel softer, it will look naturally shiny, and won’t break so easily. The longer your hair is, the more noticeable the benefit from an ionized acidic hair rinse will be.

Skin – Healthy skin has a pH balance of between 3 to 3.5, and it’s actually good for your health to keep it that way. The skin’s low pH is referred to as your body’s acid mantle: Acidity that kills bacteria and viruses to keep them from infecting you. When skin pH gets too high, infections can occur, including skin infections like acne.

Ionized acidic water is also referred to sometimes as “beauty water” because of it’s effect on skin and hair. It acts as a natural astringent, tightening and toning your skin. In a spray bottle, I’ve found it to be a great spritz to freshen up how my hair and skin look anytime.

Plants – Plants like a slightly acidic water, a pH range of between 5.5 to 6.5 is perfect. Ionized acidic water is oxygen rich, and plant roots need oxygen to breathe. Ionized acidic water also helps break down the mineral salts that cause soil to become hard. If you have hard tap water and water plants with it, that hard water will make your soil pH too high for your plants. Ionized acidic water helps restore a healthy pH balance in soil for plants and the organisms they depend on.

Surfaces – Ionized acidic water is good for sanitizing surfaces in kitchens, bathrooms, anywhere in your home. It’s acidic pH can help reduce the spread of pathogens on any surface.

A water ionizer can save you money

As you can see, both types of ionized water have uses around the home. The ionized alkaline water a water ionizer makes can replace the expensive bottled water you’re buying now, and it tastes a lot better than bottled water! Ionized alkaline water tastes slightly sweet, and feels very refreshing. In fact, LIFE Ionizers guarantees our machines will make the best tasting water you ever drank. Plus, you get all the health benefits of ionized alkaline water.

The machine makes the ionized acidic water at the same time it makes ionized alkaline water. This is because the ionization process works by separating the alkaline and acidic ions in water, so there are two ports water is discharging from while the machine is in operation. Capture that acidic water and use it for healthier hair skin, and plants. I’ve used ionized acidic water as a hair rinse for years, it’s saved me a bunch of money on hair care products.  Plus you can use it instead of chemicals to sanitize surfaces, so you’ll save money on cleaners. With all these uses around the home, the ionized water you get from a water ionizer easily pays for itself.

 

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