Alkaline Water (8.5 – 9.5 pH)
Water with a pH of 8.5-9.5 is perfect for drinking and healthy cooking. It works to restore your body to a more alkaline state, which optimizes health and wellness. Check out the Benefits page to learn more about how Alkaline Water can positively influence your mind, body, and spirit.
Use Alkaline Water for:
General Plant Care- Use 8.5 – 9.0 to extend the life and restore health to your indoor and outdoor houseplants. Please note that flowering plants, trees, and shrubs (such as roses and blueberries) favor an acidic environment. For the these plants, spray the stem with one part 8.5 pH and three parts filtered water.
Cut Flowers- Pour 8.5 to 9.0 pH Kangen Water or LivingWater into a vase to extend the life of cut flowers.
Sprouting- When preparing nuts, grains, seeds, or legumes, soak and rinse in Alkaline Water to encourage faster sprouting.
Blanching- Blanch spinach, green beans, and other vegetables in LivingWater or Kangen Water. The Alkaline Water will preserve the vibrant green color that often fades during this process. It’s great for canning!
Enhance Soups and Sauces- Using Alkaline Water when preparing soup draws the flavor out of stocks and seasoning. Allows you to reduce amount of salt and seasoning in your recipe. Just as in soups, Alkaline Water reduces sodium intake and saves money by removing ⅓ to ¼ of other flavoring sauces such as soy and teriyaki.
Pre-boil Vegetables- Vegetables such as broccoli, onions, and bamboo shoots should be boiled in Kangen Water or LivingWater before adding them to your recipe. The Alkaline Water will enhance the flavor by dissolving and extracting the natural flavors in the ingredients.
Tenderize Meat- Soak in Alkaline Water for 20-30 minutes to tenderize meats.
Drinking Water- Drink Alkaline Water throughout the day. Unlike tap water, Kangen Water and LivingWater do not have an unpleasant odor or slightly chemically processed taste. Read the Alkaline Water page to learn why it tastes better and feels lighter. Check out the Benefits page to see how Alkaline Water can really be the next step towards a healthier lifestyle.
Dilute Drinks- Using Alkaline Water to make mixed drinks or to dilute beer, wine, or spirits to bring out the flavor. The drink will become smoother and less acidic.
Aid Hangovers- Drink 9.5 pH to lessen hangover symptoms after a night of heavy drinking.
Make Ice Cubes- Make ice cubes with LivingWater or Kangen Water and add to drinks to improve flavor and reduce acidity.
Green Tea- Use a 9.5 pH to prepare green tea in hot and even COLD water! The Alkaline Water extracts the flavor and antioxidants without the bitterness caused by tannins found in most teas.
Herbal Tea- Alkaline Water enhances the extraction of flavor and phytonutrients in herbal teas, even when made with cold water.
Black Tea- Mild taste and rich color come out when prepared with Kangen Water or LivingWater.