Jun 6, 2011
The concept and applications of Electrolyzed Oxidized (EO) water are not new. EO water has been used extensively in the orient (especially Japan) for more than 25 years. Its characteristics and uses have been well documented and it has been approved for use in the United States by the FDA, EPA and USDA for many years.
EO water is ionized water. It is water that has been separated - the positive ions collected on one side of an electric circuit while the negative ions are collected on the other. On one side, the water is in an acidic state and on the other side – an alkaline state. EO water also has some very interesting and highly beneficial characteristics:
- Electrolysis restructures the water
The process of electrolysis, breaks water into smaller units which can penetrate cells much more efficiently than normal water. (Most tap water and bottled water is made up of large conglomerates – large groupings of unstructured water molecules which are too large to move efficiently into the cells of the body. Before it can be assimilated, it must be broken into units small enough to penetrate the cells - a time-consuming and energy-consuming process). EO water is structured water which penetrates the cells at much faster rates for better nutrient absorption and more efficient waste removal. Smaller water units also have a positive effect on the efficiency of metabolic processes.
- Electrolysis changes The ORP (oxidation reduction potential)
A. The accumulation of positive ions creates an acidic state where the water is severely lacking electrons. This is called oxidizing water - it has an extremely high ORP and the capacity to kill bacteria and other harmful micro-organisms, within seconds, by depriving them of electrons. As a topical formula, the oxidizing water is a proven anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-fungal for use on skin, foods, plants, animals, etc. It has been used for sterility in many hospitals and restaurants for years.
B. The water on the other side is in an alkaline state. It is abundant with electrons and is called reducing water - it has the capacity to neutralize free radicals within the body at a very efficient rate. Its antioxidant ability is unsurpassed.
- Electrolysis changes the pH
The body requires a balanced pH in order to maintain homeostasis. Yet, metabolic processes, stress, poor diet and undesirable environmental factors create acidic wastes, making it very difficult to maintain optimal pH. Drinking micro-structured, alkaline, antioxidant water can help to balance body chemistry. Drinking micro-structured, alkaline, antioxidant water could be one of the most important decisions you ever make.
Why hasn't EO water been made available before?
The difficulty with EO water has always been twofold:
- It required expensive equipment.
- It was not stable - if not used within hours, its smaller units of structure dissipated and its oxidizing/reducing properties were diminished. This made it only feasible for large companies who could afford the initial investment in equipment and who could use it immediately after it was made. (Recently there have been smaller units created - but stability remained the limiting factor.)
We have found a way to stabilize EO water! What does this mean? Finally, EO water is available to everyone as oxidizing formulations for topical applications and as an alkaline (reducing) formula for internal consumption. These stabilized, (with a 1-year shelf life), environmentally friendly water formulations can provide benefits never before possible.
Uses for EO Water
Oxidizing water solutions are beneficial for the overall health and wellness for pets. They tighten, soften, rejuvenate and provide an environment for healing. Earth's Balance offers a complete line of pet care products, formulated to kill bacteria, virus and fungal pathogens, and provide relief from many common skin conditions including:
- Flush toxins
- Hydrate the body
- Attract and neutralize free radicals
- Restore balance to body chemistry
- Increase stable oxygen in the body
- Enhance the delivery of nutrients
- Support the immune system
Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water in main ingredient in our Feline, Canine and Avian Solutions.