What's a Water Ionizer?

Water ionizing machines are small household appliances that calibrate the pH level of regular tap water in order to make it more alkaline or acidic.

The general rule of thumb to follow is that water with a pH level higher than seven is more alkaline, and water with a pH level less than seven is more acidic. Water with a pH level of seven is considered neutral and safe for making baby formula, eating, or taking medications. With the best water ionizer in your home, you can cleanse your tap water of impurities and utilize adjustable settings for cleaning or sterilizing applications.

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History of the Water Ionizer

Water ionization is a relatively new concept to the United States and Europe, but alkaline water technology has been widely used in Japan and other parts of Asia for much longer. The first commercial water ionizer was manufactured in 1950, but these ancient designs were large and rarely used outside of hospitals. By 1958, Japanese manufacturers began producing residential water ionizers that were certified as medical devices for the improvement of health. Korea soon followed and began mass-producing water ionizer units by the 1970s.

How Does a Water Ionizer Work?

Water alkalizers are attached to regular faucets to eliminate contaminants and produce premium antioxidant levels. These state-of-the-art systems transform tap water through a process called electrolysis. Electrolysis is a process that was first published by scientist Michael Faraday in 1834. Today, Tyent USA is home to the best water ionizer on the market, and each of our units features large plates that dramatically increase the amount of surface area available for electrolysis. As an electrical current passes through your tap water, it splits the water into its hydrogen and oxygen particles. The water ionizer then siphons off the differing water ions to keep them separate. Alkaline water is formed by the increased levels of negatively charged ions. Acidic water is formed by the positively charged ions.

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How to Use Acidic or Alkaline Water

Many of our customers utilize acidic water for a variety of personal hygiene and household applications. Acidic water serves as an all-natural household disinfecting agent and can replace any of your harsh or toxic household cleaners. Slightly acidic water acts as a natural skin cleanser, hair revitalizer, or an antiseptic mouthwash. Alkaline water is primarily used for drinking, but it can also be used to remove herbicides and pesticides from fruits and vegetables.

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What Are the Health Benefits of Ionized Water?

The health benefits of ionized water are undeniable. With the best water ionizer in your home, you can start leading a happier and healthier life. Max amperage provides the highest level of healthy antioxidants, and ionized water can reduce oxidative damage done to DNA strands. Healthy alkaline levels can prevent weight gain and sluggishness. You can hydrate quickly while nourishing your body in the best way possible. Ionized water also contains hydrogenated ions, which are excellent for your skin and can even promote plant growth.

Different Types of Water Ionizers

Tyent’s three most popular water ionization systems include the countertop, under-counter, and portable units. Countertop water ionizers hook to the sink’s water faucet and come with adjustable presets that allow you to select the pH level of your water. Most countertop ionizers filter your tap water before introducing electrolysis to ionize. Under-counter water ionizers fit right under your sink, out of sight, but they boast the same functionality and efficiency of countertop counterparts. Portable water ionizers alkalize in order to raise the pH level of your unique source water.


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Before choosing the best water ionizer for your home, you should determine where your new system will be stored, how you plan to use it, and how much you are willing to spend. Our selection includes a wide variety of ionization systems that take only minutes to install. Best of all, we are one of the only companies in the water ionization industry to offer a 75-day trial period and a lifetime guarantee on all our exclusive systems. If you have any questions about this article or need help finding the right water ionizer for your home, please contact one of our customer support representatives for further assistance.