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The benefits of ionization

Negative ions are invisible molecules that we inhale in abundance in certain environments, such as mountains, waterfalls, and beaches. The air circulating in the mountains and the beach is said to contain tens of thousands of negative ions. Once they reach our bloodstream, negative ions are believed to produce biochemical reactions that increase levels of the mood chemical serotonin, helping to alleviate depression, relieve stress, boost our energy, thus increasing your overall well-being.

How our product works for you:

As a result of Ionic Shower Filter’s powerful stream, plus the effectiveness of the filter cartridges, the molecules of water collide attracting higher number of air molecules, forming healthy negative ions from the surrounding air.

Their effects on the psychological and physiological states include, but not limited to:

  • Elevating the mood, improving concentration and sleep, relieving stress, headaches and depression.
  • Killing harmful bacteria, germs and viruses; effectively strengthening the immunity; relieving asthma and numerous respiratory conditions.
  • Treating wounds and improving various skin complications.
  • Improving physiological responses and reducing the pain in joints caused by Arthritis.

Things to know about ionization

Ionization is a natural process occurring as a result of particle collisions, during which a molecule has gained or lost an electron. The first group is called “negative ions” (beneficial for health); whereas the latter is known as “positive ions” (harmful to humans).

Scientific Proof:

  1. “Ions are molecules that have gained or lost an electrical charge. They are created in nature as air molecules break apart due to sunlight, radiation, and moving air and water.” (Source: WebMD.com:  Click Here…)
  2.  “Falling water has sufficient energy to tear apart electrons from the air. When enough energy acts on a molecule such as carbon dioxide, oxygen or water, it displaces an electron. The original molecule that lost an electron becomes a positive ion. These ions, in turn, react with dust and pollutants to form larger particles. The displaced electron cluster around a charged atom and acquire a negative charge.” (Source: HealthMad.comClick Here…)

 

Every home has a built-in natural ionizer – the shower.

Scientific Proof:

  • “In fact, every home has a built in natural ionizer — the shower.”(Source: MedicineNet.com Click Here…)
  • When naturally purified and ionized water is absorbed through the pores, it is thrown into the blood stream, causing numerous health benefits, including:

 

Improvements in mood, concentration and sleep, effectively relieve stress and fatigue, cure headaches and migraines and fight depression,that’s caused by the “Negative ions”.

Scientific Proof:

  1. “This surfeit of negative ions has long been associated with improvements in mood and physical health. Researchers at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow discovered that negative ions are able to help protect the body from induced physical stress. When the researchers immobilized rats and exposed them to negatively charged air ions they discovered that the ions prevented the development of pathological changes characteristic of acute stress that are observed in untreated rats. The protective action of negative air ions was observed in all the experimental animals independently of their types of behavior.” (Source: NutritionReview.org:Click Here…)
  2. “When the body’s serotonin levels fall, anxiety and fatigue gain hold. Electronic negative ion generators have been used to treat migraines, asthma, and depression. Negative ions can treat depression”. (Source: HealthMad.comClick Here…)

 

Negative ions kill bacteria, viruses (flu/cold) and germs. They eliminate dust, pollen and various pollutants, relieving those suffering from allergies and various respiratory problems such as asthma, sinus and bronchitis.

Scientific Proof:

  1. “Negative ions remove dust particles and allergens in the air. These ions cluster around dust and pollutants to from larger particles. This causes the particle to become too heavy to remain suspended in air. As a result, the particle falls down, out of the way of causing people breathing problems. In addition research (Dr. Albert P. Krueger, a microbiologist and experimental pathologist at the University of California) has proved that negative ions could kill many micro-organisms.” (Source: HealthMad.comClick Here…)
  2.  “Researchers from Leeds University found the use of ionizers had a significant impact in cutting the number of infections caused by a potentially dangerous bacterium called acinetobacter.” (Source: BBCClick Here…)
  3. “They also may protect against germs in the air, resulting in decreased irritation due to inhaling various particles that make you sneeze, cough, or have a throat irritation.” (Source: WebMd.comClick Here…)

Further Reading: Negative Ions and Allergies: Click Here,,,

 

Ionized water proved to be efficient in treating wounds and various skin diseases.

Scientific Proof:

  1. “An experiment was conducted on electric ions and the permeability of the cell membrane. In the experiment, skin was used to exemplify the cell membrane. When positively charged ions were permeated into the surface of the skin, its pores and sweat glands began to contract. However, when Negative Electric Ions were permeated into the surface of the skin, its pores and sweat glands expanded, which demonstrates good metabolism of the cell membranes. This is phenomenon is called Prototype Plasma Membranes of Dermal Reflectivity. Dr. Arudoman of Germany also conducted a research regarding the influence of ions to the human body. He proposed the following hypothesis – Negatively Charged Ions are beneficial to the human body in four major ways: It helps to strengthen the functions of autonomic nerves, reinforces collagen (tissues that are resilient and tension-related), improves the permeability of the cell’s prototype plasma membranes (improves metabolism), and strengthens the body’s immune system.” (Source: Scribd.com: Click Here… )
  2. Our body’s energy system is essentially electromagnetic in nature. The negatively charged environment stimulates and causes increased blood flow with resultant increased oxygen-carrying capacity to cells and tissues. This improves the hormone production and helps the body to heal itself.(Source: HealthMad.com: Click Here…)

 

Negative ions strengthen immunity, improve physiological responses and reduce pain in joints due to arthritis.

Scientific Proof:

  1. Exercise Sciences in Liverpool exposed male subjects to negative ions and measured physiological responses, including body temperature, heart rate and respiration, while at rest and during exercise. Negative ions were found to significantly improve all physiological states, particularly during rest. Most important was the finding that negative ions are “biologically active and that they do affect the body’s circadian rhythmicity.” (Source: NutritionReview.org: Click Here…)
  2. “Negative ions can help reduce pain in the joints due to arthritis.” (Source: HealthMad.com Click Here…)

Things to know about Chlorine

Showering in chlorinated water is more dangerous than drinking it!

Scientific Proof:

  1. “Taking a warm shower or lounging in a tub filled with hot chlorinated water, one inhales chloroform.” Researchers recorded increases in chloroform concentration in bathers’ lungs of about 2.7 ppb after a 10-minute shower. Worse, warm water causes the skin to act like a sponge; and so one will absorb and inhale more chlorine in a 10-minute shower than by drinking eight glasses of the same water.” (Source: Heart Disease Bypass Surgery: Click Here…)
  2. “This [showering in chlorinated water] could be even more dangerous than ingesting chlorine via glass of water.” (Source: Articles Base:  Click Here…)

Further Reading: Are Showers Detrimental to Your Skin? Click Here…

 

Chlorinated water leads to skin imperfections and diseases, acne, rashes, dry skin and wrinkles.

Scientific Proof:

  1. “Chlorine causes skin irritation, burns and necrosis (holes) in the skin or underlying tissues.” (Source: How Stuff Works: Click Here…)
  2. “Chlorinated water, particularly at high temperatures, poses special risks for wrinkles.” (Source: University of Maryland, Medical Center: Click Here…)
  3. “When you shower, heat opens your pores and allows the chlorine to seep into your skin. Chlorine strips the skin of its natural oils and causes it to dry and crack, which can lead to wrinkles.” (Source: New York Department of HealthClick Here…).

Further Reading: Water Conservation Efficiency: Click Here…

 

Chlorine leads to asthma and other respiratory problems.

 Scientific Proofs

  1.  “Free chlorine attacks the mucous membranes of the nose and throat. When it is breathed in large quantities it causes serious congestion of lung tissues, and in extreme cases may cause death. A number of organic chlorine compounds have been found to be a hazard to health.” (Source: How Stuff Works: Click Here…)
  2. “Chlorine causes breathing difficulty (from inhalation), throat swelling (may also cause breathing difficulty), severe pain in the throat, pain or burning in the nose, eyes, ears, lips, or tongue.” (Source: How Stuff Works:  Click Here…)
  3.  “Most chlorine exposures occur via inhalation. Low level exposures to chlorine in air will cause eye/skin/airway irritation, sore throat and cough. Chlorine’s odor provides adequate early warning of its presence, but also causes olfactory fatigue or adaptation, reducing awareness of one’s prolonged exposure at low concentrations. At higher levels of exposure, signs and symptoms may progress to chest tightness, wheezing, dyspnea, and bronchospasm. Severe exposures may result in non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema, which may be delayed for several hours.” (Source: New York Health Department: Click here…)
  4.  “Chlorine irritates the eyes, the sinuses, throat, skin and lungs, dries the hair and scalp, worsening dandruff and leads to arthritis and headaches.” (Source: Heart Disease Bypass Surgery: Click Here…)

Further Reading: Medical Management Guidelines of Chlorine  Click Here…

 

Chlorine causes dandruff, hair breakage and hair loss.

Scientific Proof:

“One of several studies on the topic was published in 2000 in the journal Dermatology. In that study, a team of researchers examined 67 professional swimmers and 54 non-swimmers. The researchers found that 61 percent of the swimmers showed signs of hair discoloration, compared with none of the non-swimmers. The scientists also found that the hair discoloration coincided with surface damage of the swimmers’ nail plates, apparently due to chlorine.” (Source:New York Times: Click Here…)

The hazards of showering in chlorinated water

Chlorine was introduced to our water in the beginning of 20th century as a chemical aimed at disinfecting it from bacteria and germs. Over the years, it has proven to have adverse effects on the human body, destroying healthy cells and causing various health complications, ranging from skin aging and dandruff to respiratory complications and even cancer.

Internationally renowned scientific sources have proven that the majority of chlorine exposure comes from showering. The dangerous chemical is quickly absorbed by the skin through open pores; its destructive vapors are inhaled and dissipated throughout the house, causing multiple health complications to the entire family. The devastating effects of chlorine are numerous, here are just a few of them.

Hazards To Your Beauty:

  • Chlorine is known to damage healthy skin, causing dehydration, aging, wrinkles and skin diseases.
  • It causes severe rashes, irritations, redness, acne, eczema, burning sensation and necrosis.
  • It is a major cause of hair loss, dandruff, dry and itchy scalp, hair breakage, splitting ends, unmanageable hair and its dull color.

Hazards To Your Health:

  • It is one of the main causes of various respiratory problems, including asthma, breathing difficulty, throat swelling, severe pain in the throat, burning in the nose, lips and tongue. In addition, the inhalation of chlorine is a probable cause of bronchitis, especially in children. This number has increased by 300% in the last two decades.
  • Chlorine is also linked to breast, bladder, gastro-intestinal and rectal cancers and is proven to cause melanoma.
  • Recent studies show the link between chlorinated water and MX, a compound produced when chlorine reacts with organic material in water, causing cancer and genetic mutations (including heart problems, a cleft palate or major brain defects).