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Our recommendation for taking pHenomenal.

To realize the most benefit, we recommend (1) diluting pHenomenal in distilled water and (2) drinking it on an EMPTY stomach. This protocol presents the least possibility of any ‘reaction’ with either the particles in the dilution water or your stomach acid. (See FAQ 4 about stomach acid) The more pure, un-reacted pHenomenal water you can get past the stomach and into the small intestine for absorption into the blood stream, the better!

That said, you would probably agree then that the ideal time to do pHenomenal would be first thing in the morning before eating or drinking anything else. You can mix up your pHenomenal the night before (stored in a sealed container) and have it ready ‘slam down’ first thing in the morning when you get up! Hydrating your body first thing in the morning is a great way to start your day.

After drinking your morning pHenomenal mix, you will want to wait 15-20 minutes before having your coffee and breakfast. Why? Because eating too soon after may prompt a digestive acid reaction. Waiting 15-20 minutes will allow the optimum amount of pHenomenal to pass into the small intestine before waking up your stomach!

Doing your pHenomenal first thing in the morning might not work for everyone. If you have eaten something, it’s best to wait about two hours before doing pHenomenal so that the stomach acids will have subsided in most cases, thus minimizing an acid reaction. Of course, if you have just eaten a 24-ounce Porterhouse Steak with fries and a six-pack, it may take a ‘tad’ longer for the stomach acid to subside!

Some people ask if is okay to take pHenomenal on an empty stomach before bed. This works for some folks. However, if you get a burst of energy, and you may not be able to get to sleep. That’s not so good!

 All this said, we are amazed at (and very happy about) the testimonials we get from some of our 10,000 plus customers over the years. Some customers drink pHenomenal anytime of the day and/or on a full stomach! (So much for our recommendations!) They tell us they get the benefits they want and continue to order. We cannot explain these claims. Nevertheless, we like happy customers! Everyone is different. Find what works best for you.

In summary, we contend people get the most benefit by getting as much pure, phenomenal water into their blood stream as possible. This is our goal for you… and why we make the above recommendations. 

What is in pHenomenal water and how is it made?

Very simply, I start with pure water- two atoms of Hydrogen combined with one atom of Oxygen. I transform it into a stabilized ‘Hydroxide Ion’ liquid – one atom of Hydrogen and one atom of Oxygen. My unique manufacturing process involves heat, magnetism and mineral buffers. The result is a stable liquid with a pH of about 12.2. We named it ‘pHenomenal water’! Yes, it is quite alkaline, yet not dangerous. If you get the pHenomenal water from the bottle on your skin, it will not hurt you, as would lye or caustic soda.

The ‘hydroxide ion’ in my pHenomenal water wants to ‘make love’ (or react) with something. First and foremost, our hydroxide ion LOVES to mate with the hydrogen ion in acids. You guessed it then, the result is little water molecules which live happily ever after! I know, I know, that’s a bit corny. Really though, it’s as simple as that… that’s why pHenomenal is so powerful. Without getting into the chemistry and physics of it, pHenomenal FIRST seeks to react with acids in the blood stream. It’s the natural order of things, so to speak. Be advised that pHenomenal’s hydroxide ions CAN react with other particles as well.

For the record, we put calcium in pHenomenal water. It is inert and we only do it for taste enhancement.

Used as directed, pHenomenal will get into your blood and ‘prey’ on them nasty acid ions in your blood. This makes the natural pH buffering system in our body work a little easier.

We hope this helps you better understand the make-up of pHenomenal water and how it works.

What are the ingredients in pHenomenal?

pHenomenal is a new way of forming water with some calcium added for taste. Also see What is pHenomenal.

Can I monitor my pH results to see if pHenomenal is eliminating my acidity?

Yes you can!

Tired of pulling your hair out over litmus pH readings? Ever wonder why even when eating nothing but alkaline foods your symptoms do not improve?

Acidity = disease! This remarkable test kit is simple to use. It uses one drop of urine. It tests for Ammonia Nitrogen in your urine which is an indication of acidity toxicity. A color chart helps you convert the color into a number. You want to keep your results 1-5. Anything over 5 and you are overly toxic with acidity which will eventually lead to all kinds of symptoms. You cannot depend upon the Urine pH and Saliva pH to give you accurate indications of the acidity level in your body. Only the Ammonia Nitrogen level can do that. This kit does approximately 50 tests and takes about 30 seconds to perform. When drinking pHenomenal Water, we recommend you test your acidity level at the same time of day and at least weekly.  You cannot depend upon the Urine pH and Saliva pH to give you accurate indications of the acidity level in your body. Only the Ammonia Nitrogen level can do that! Dr. Gary Martin of Longevity-Formulas Inc. in Arizona has developed this awesome pH Test Kit!  It is ACCURATE.

Here is the link to order: Flooding the Body with Alkalinity is Not the Same as Removing the Acidity!

Use the coupon code: ATKGH for your discount!

Finally something that will offer some CONTENTMENT!

How can I tell if my body is saturated with enough water daily?

Great Question!  We have on our weight chart proper saturation/water per lb. of a person. Sometimes folks just need MORE water as dehydration can sneak up on us.

The below link will help give the “best” reading. If ordering use Coupon Code PTSGH for your discount.

http://www.longevity-formulas.com/shop/purification-test-strips

Why do you add calcium to the pHenomenal?

It is a flavor buffer. Have you ever heard of putting baking soda in your refrigerator to absorb taste? It’s much the same. Calcium absorbs the taste.

Is there a difference between Organic and Inorganic Minerals?

Understanding Minerals: Organic vs. Inorganic

There is much confusion and contention around the issue of organic vs. inorganic minerals and the efficacious application of one over the other. There is a lot of information and there are a lot of opinions circulating as to the best sources of dietary minerals, pitting plant sourced (organic) against rock sourced (inorganic). Since opinions run the gamut, and depending what you read, you will get conflicting information.

You will read some opinions that emphatically state that not only are rock sourced minerals not usable by the body, but are downright dangerous. Given the discrepancies and the confusion these opinions engender, it is imperative to interject some logic into this debate about what form of mineral is emphatically best for your body.

Of critical importance in this organic versus inorganic debate is to understand what organic means in this context. When addressing organic as a mineral description, it means that the element in question is bonded to a carbon atom, which is another inorganic element. Because all living creatures are carbon based, being bonded to a carbon atom theoretically makes any element more bioavailable and usable by a living organism. Without any research to prove this however, it remains conjecture. Furthermore, if it is a true statement then drinking mineral water in nature would be of no benefit to an animal or human. We know this is not true. In nature, our mineral sources have always been water based (we are 70% water) either from the foods we eat or the water we drink. When minerals come from water, they are inorganic. When one ingests sea salt for the mineral content they are utilizing inorganic forms of the minerals that have been recognized as beneficial to human health.

Some say we can only utilize mineral elements if we get them from food (organic) yet others believe ground up rock (pill/capsule form-inorganic) will supply our mineral needs. Others are proponents of liquid sources in an ionic form such as one would obtain from natural mineral water or sea water or a good ionic supplemental formula. In a perfect world there would be no need for supplementation at all.

Today, due to pollution, you take great risks drinking from a mineral stream and sea water at this point in time is problematic. Additionally, most foods grown today are quite deficient in what science has measured as normal mineral content, primarily due to poor farming practices and inadequate soil replenishment, natural erosion, pesticides and chemical fertilizers that create imbalances. Much of the food consumed today is excessively processed to the point of having little or no mineral nutrient content.

Realistically, it makes no difference where you get your minerals. The most important factor is the size and the form they are in. Minerals are most effectively delivered in a water base fully ionized (in their atomic state) as in nature. A plant takes the inorganic minerals from the soil where it is growing. It then synthesizes them into a molecular size and form by uptake through the root where the minerals are combined with water and pushed through the entire plant. A mineral stream that is saturated with inorganic molecules of minerals derived from rocks processes them into ionic form by forces of nature but they remain inorganic. An ionic liquid supplement derived from the elemental mineral is essentially the same process but processed by man. Once ingested, one’s body knows intuitively what mineral is available and exactly what to do with it regardless of its source. Again, the important thing to remember is that it does not matter if you consume minerals from plant sources, water base, or solid pills or even dirt. What matters is how much time it takes the body to break down the minerals into their atomic (ionic) state in order to be effectively utilized at the cellular level.

Food and water are by far the most logical sources, and yet both delivery systems have become so mineral deficient and/or polluted that they are poor sources for a full compliment of one’s essential daily mineral intake. As a result we have become a minerally deficient society. Results of supplementing with inorganic ionic minerals speak to the effectiveness of inorganic individual ionic elements (not bonded to carbon) and can therefore attest to the fact that the body does not need its minerals bonded to carbon for beneficial absorption and utilization. It is therefore the belief of this author, based upon personal history and the history of the human race (with observation and results), that the body intuitively knows what to do with minerals regardless of the form in which they come, and if it didn’t, we would not be alive.

A very important component to understanding all of this starts with understanding the actual time frame that the body has to process a mineral in order to convert it into an ionic (atomic) size suitable for transport to and functionality within all of the cells of the body. The more tightly bound the mineral element (as in a powder or pill), the more time it takes for the body to atomize the element.

The digestive system of the body has only one section where larger more tightly bound minerals can be broken down into usable ions, and that is in the stomach. The transit time of food through the stomach is approximately one hour. If the inorganic mineral compound is not ionized during this time, no further beneficial breakdown takes place. Once the mineral leaves the high acid environment of the stomach and proceeds into the small intestines, all further break down ceases. The PH environment of the small intestines is incapable of breaking down minerals. Once they have left the acidic environment of the stomach the remainder of the non-ionized minerals are in effect never available to our cells, and just pass through our GI tract unusable.

The overlooked concept in this ongoing controversy between organic or inorganic sources of minerals is the feasibility of elemental minerals (rock) in an ionic form performing the same way in the body as a drink from a mineral stream, which is essentially rock minerals broken down to their atomic size by the forces of nature. Water is a very important source for obtaining ionic minerals. A mineral in an ionic form whether it is organic or inorganic alleviates the need for stomach acid to perform the function of ionization.

The sourcing of minerals from ground up concentrations (rocks) of specific elements, while a popular source for the last 100 years or so, proved to be problematic since each person’s ability to break these relatively large particles into atoms was solely dependent upon the time of exposure to their stomach acids and the amount of stomach acid available, which is sub-optimal in many individuals. So, while the body was able to ionize these rock-based supplements only to a limited degree, most of what was swallowed was never used. Never the less, these minerals were still partially effective in providing some missing dietary levels of necessary nutrient minerals. Many have noticed obvious improvement in their states of dis-ease even without an optimal mineral delivery system.

Why Use Distilled Water?

Only oxygen is more essential than water in sustaining the life of all living organisms. Human beings can live for several weeks without food, but only a few days without water. The daily cleansing of wastes from each cell, the flushing of the alimentary canal and the purifying of the blood are all dependent on our water consumption. The quality of our tissues, their performance, and their resistance to disease and injury are linked to the quality and quantity of water we drink.

The wrong kind of water can pollute, clog up and hinder health and vitality. But what is the right kind of water?

Tap water is not a safe option: besides the cocktail of chemicals intentionally added, including toxic chlorine and fluorine, it can contain lead and other heavy metals leached from pipes, along with any number of synthetic poisonous substances that seep into the water supply via industrial and agricultural pollution. Spring or well water is also no guarantee of purity: today the underground rivers (aquifers) are recipients of myriad man-made chemicals absorbed into the earth from farms, lawns, and factory discharges. Filtered water is not a reliable purification method: too many chemicals pass through and residues remain that can be a source of toxicity. And tests that claim quality are no cause for reassurance – too many of the poisons are impossible to detect because detection systems have yet to be developed.

In today’s increasingly chemicalized world, the purest, safest water is steam distilled – the closest thing to pure H20, which is what nature intended for our bodies. Rainwater is distilled water, created by natural evaporation, condensation, before falling to the earth as precipitation. In pre-industrial times, rainwater sustained populations, but now becomes polluted merely passing through the atmosphere. Fruits and vegetables contain distilled water, but unless organically grown, produce also contains chemical residues from pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, etc.

Steam distilled water is the best choice because the prolonged boiling process of distillation kills virtually all types of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses and parasites and is virtually 99 % free of all impurities, including heavy metals and most chemicals. Freshly made, it has a pleasant, pure taste.

The biggest misconception about distilled water is that, because it contains no minerals, the body will somehow be deprived of vital nutrients. The fallacy is in thinking that we can readily absorb minerals in whatever form they may enter our bodies. As an article in the Natural Food Associates Newsletter explains: “Unfortunately, most people fail to realize that the body can only use ORGANIC minerals effectively…Plants, however, can make use of inorganic minerals, converting them into a form which the body can assimilate. Plants, therefore, are the proper source of minerals.”

Tap, spring, filtered and other bottled waters absorb INORGANIC minerals from rocks or soil they have flowed over, plus all the chemical contaminants picked up along the

way, which can cause all kinds of mischief. As the newsletter article notes, inorganic minerals “are not absorbed, but will remain, resulting in arthritis, hardening of the arteries, stones, spurs, etc.” Clearly, food is our best source of mineral nutrition NOT water.

Studies have shown that, because it contains no minerals, distilled water acts as a solvent, picking up inorganic mineral and toxin deposits accumulated in the joints, artery walls, or wherever such deposits occur, and carrying them out. Gall stones and kidney stones get smaller and smaller until they can safely pass through their ducts. Little by little arthritic pains lessens as joints come to be more supple and movable. Arteries gradually become more elastic as blood pressures trend down toward normal. Skin is more hydrated and vibrant. Overall health and vitality improve and the body feels and becomes, in effect, younger!

Perhaps the best example of distilled water’s safety and benefits is Norman W. Walker, D.Sc., inventor of the first hydraulic vegetable juicer and nutritional health expert, who was the earliest and most forceful distilled water advocate. His research confirmed the gentle cleansing action of distilled water in the body, leeching out contaminants and relieving a whole host of ills. Walker lived energetically to the age of 99.o

The Natural Food Associates Newsletter lists other benefits: “A baby’s rash disappears if distilled water is used in bathing an infant. A spot on a fabric is more easily washed out and will not leave a ring if distilled water is used.”

So what is the best source of distilled water? Bottled distilled is expensive (not to mention a pain to lug home!) and the quality is not assured because it comes in plastic jugs which can affect purity and taste. A home water distiller is the easiest, most inexpensive way to go. There are many models available, from compact manual countertops to larger automatic units. (Most all have automatic shut-off, so you just turn on and go about your day.) The process is simple: tap water is poured into a stainless steel boiling chamber, heated to evaporation, then cooled, condensed and collected for drinking, while the impurities remain behind in the tank. Anyone who has ever cleaned the boiling chamber of their distiller will be struck by how much gunk came out of the water instead of into their body!

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The reality today is that synthetic toxic chemicals have become a ubiquitous presence in our food, air and water. This is not a reason for paranoia or despair. Trying to achieve absolute purity in an impure world is not possible, nor wise, as it would only add more stress that can be toxic to health. But there are some areas where we can take charge. Our bodies are 70% water, so it’s worthwhile putting the purest water into it – water that will flush out inorganic minerals and pollutants that would otherwise be retained in vital organs and glands. Be on the safe side: whenever possible, drink distilled water.

 

23 Doctors with the courage to tell the truth about Distilled Water

Friends,

Distilled water is THE water which runs through ALL water-based life forms.

I’ve put together the specific writings of twenty-four doctors who all support the benefits of Distilled Water. The first few pages of Dr. Hanish’s book (Doctor #24) at the end of this, are really quite stunning. If, after reading this, you think you would like to try distilled water, Cheers…

Everybody needs to switch their drinking water to distilled water.

A half gallon a day MINIMUM, most preferably a gallon, ESPECIALLY during the recovery period.

*** DOCTOR #1 ***

Here is what Dr. Allen Banik says…

“Distilled water is the greatest solvent on earth. (It is) the only water that can be taken into the body without damage to the tissues.

What we as scientists and the public have never realized is that minerals collected in the body from water are all inorganic minerals, which cannot be assimilated (digested) by the body. The only minerals that the body can utilize are the organic minerals (from fruits and vegetables). All other types of minerals are foreign substances to the body and must be disposed of or eliminated.

Today, many progressive doctors prescribe distilled water to their patients. All kidney machines operate on distilled water.”
- Allen E. Banik, M.D. Author, “The Choice is Clear”

*** DOCTOR #2 ***

Here is what Dr. Paul Bragg says…

“The greatest damage done by inorganic minerals (hard)—plus waxy cholesterol and salt—is to the small arteries and other blood vessels of the brain (75% water). Hardening of the arteries and calcification of blood vessels starts on the day you start taking inorganic chemicals (and minerals from tap water) into our bodies.”

“When distilled water enters the body, it leaves no residue of any kind. It is free of salts and sodium. It is the most perfect water for the
healthy functioning of the kidneys(83% water). It is the perfect liquid for the blood(83% water), the ideal liquid for the efficient functioning
of the lungs(86% water), stomach, liver(85% water) and other vital organs. Why? Because it is free of all inorganic minerals. It is so pure that all liquid drug prescriptions are formulated with distilled water.

Dr. Paul Bragg, N.D. Ph.T., from his book: “The Shocking Truth About Water”

*** DOCTOR #3 ***

Here is what Dr. James Balch says…

“There is only one water, and that is clean, steam distilled water. No other substance on our planet does so much to keep us healthy and get us well as water does.”

Dietary Wellness; 1993 Dr. James Balch, M.D.

*** DOCTOR #4 ***

Here is what Dr. C.W. DeLacy Evans says…

“Used as a drink, distilled water is absorbed directly into the blood, the solvent properties of which it increases to such an extent that it will keep in solution salts already existing in the blood, prevent their undue deposit in various organs and structures, favor their elimination by the various excreta, and tend to remove these earthy compounds which have already accumulated in the body . . . There is no doubt as to the high value of distilled water used freely as a retarder of the ossifying conditions which appear to constitute the condition of old age.”

-C.W. DeLacy Evans, M.D., in his book, How To Prolong Life

*** DOCTOR #5 ***
Here is what Dr. Teofilio de la Torre says…

“Instead of drinking the hard water of springs or the chlorinated water of the cities, it will be to our advantage to drink distilled water . . . to prevent calcification of the body.”

*** DOCTOR #6 ***
Here is what Dr. Charles McFerrin says…

“Distilled water is ‘empty’ water – a hungry water, a water capable of absorbing body poisons. You have had the experience of trying to use an old post office blotter on the desk. Everybody had used it and it is so full of ink that it will not suck up any more. So it is with a ‘full’ water, a water full of chlorine, aluminum, etc. Such water does not have the capacity of absorbing body impurities.”

-Dr. Charles McFerrin, writing in the July 1955 issue of Nature’s Path

*** DOCTOR #7 ***
Here is what Dr. Alexander Graham Bell says…

Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, recognized the health value of distilled water, and claimed that its daily use prolonged his life. Afflicted and bed-ridden with sciatica, Dr. Bell could find no relief for the pain. The attack came just as he was investigating the deposit of salts in the human system. A well-known scientist had written a book in which he said that old age came from such deposits, and that the ills of advanced years were due to the lack of their elimination. He believed that when such deposits went to the joints, man had rheumatism. When they went to the kidneys, he had kidney trouble and stones in the urinary organs; and when they lodged in the arteries, they produced what is called hardening of the arteries. In the same way when such deposits coated the nerves, they caused sciatica. Dr. Bell wrote: “I knew that distilled water was pure. I thought that if I drank plenty of it, I could get rid of some of the salts that were covering my sciatic nerves. I tried drinking it and it worked like a charm. I have kept up my drinking of distilled water and I attribute my almost perfect health largely to it.”

—Dr. Alexander Graham Bell

*** DOCTOR #8 ***
Here is what Dr. Robert W. Flinchbaught says…

“The evidence that distilled water acts as a solvent within the body, dissolving the inorganic mineral deposits, is very important. A growing
body of evidence suggests that distilled water dissolves and removes these disease – causing minerals and flushes out the hundreds of dangerous chemicals that have been taken into the body as well. Distilled water is not only free from pollutants, but it apparently helps remove them as well from the cells of the body, thus purifying the body so that it can function as it should.

-Dr. Robert W. Flinchbaught, from “Pure Water is Life”

*** DOCTOR #9 ***
Here is what Dr. David C. Kennedy says…

“Even tap water invariably contains a variety of poisons such as chlorine, chloramine, asbestos, pesticides, fluoride, copper, mercury, and
lead. The best way to remove all these contaminants is by distilling.”

-David C. Kennedy, D.D.S.: ‘How To Save Your Teeth: Toxic-Free Preventitive Dentistry’

*** DOCTOR #10 ***
Here is what Dr. Robert D. Willix, Jr. says…

“If you decide on bottled water, make sure it’s distilled, (however), in the long run you’ll save money if you clean your water at home. It’s
more convenient than hauling gallon jugs from the store. The ‘gold standard’ for purifying your water is a system that distills your water and filters it. You have the comfort of knowing there is no chlorine, fluoride, bacteria, viruses, pesticides, or lead. You get nothing but H2O.”

-Robert D. Willix, Jr., M.D.:’Maximum Health’

*** DOCTOR #11 ***
Here is Dr. Handley’s article about distilled water…

The Importance Of Distilled Water In Aging

by Dr. Chester Handley

As our body begins to age, there are several things that happen. Cell don’t produce as well, the body doesn’t digest as well, the body does not absorb as well and the body does not eliminate as well. And areas of the body begin to feel pain and have sore spots that we never had before. One of the major causes of pain is the over consumption of grain in older people. It is softer, easier to eat and appears to be more easily digested. Well the true reality is that it is no benefit to the aging body at all and leaves an acidic residue that gets deposited in the joints which is the number one reason for arthritic pain.

Many years ago when I was doing research on distilled water, I discovered that contrary to all the stories out there, distilled water does not take a single thing out of the body that the body needs. It never takes anything out of a cell. Everything that is cellularly locked remains within the body, but it is the greatest tool in the world for cleaning out the bloodstream, which is the only function water really has…to wash out, cleanse and purify the bloodstream. Remember that the bloodstream is primarily an organ of transport. People think of it as a liquid rather than an organ, but it is an organ. It transports nutrients, oxygen and red blood cells throughout the body and carries away waste products and carbon dioxide.

Distilled water has been evaporated into a vapor, split apart into a molecule of hydrogen and oxygen, turning them into a gas that rises up in to the atmosphere, then cooled back down and condensed back in to water. The same process happens in a distillery when it distills water. It heats up the water in to a gas, all the impurities are left behind, all the waste products are left behind, then it is condensed and turned back into pure water and becomes the ultimate pure water because of one very important factor that is not present in any other water…it is molecularly unstable. It means that when it goes in your bloodstream it breaks apart easier and latches on to debris, waste products and unwanted materials that are floating around in your bloodstream.

It is also one of the best ways there is for reducing blood pressure. I made up two charts years ago when I was doing my studies on body detoxification with distilled water, from 1865 to 1965. In 1865, diseases that ranked in the high 30′s and low 40′s became the first four killers in 1965…and they were all cardiovascular. I then made another chart from 1865 to 1965 to show the reduction in the use of drinking rainwater. The two charts were virtually biometrically opposite. As people quit drinking rainwater, cardiovascular diseases went up. When the blood vascular system is clean you have less headaches, you have less pain, you have more oxygen and nutrients available for the body and more healing capacity for the body.

It has been almost twenty years ago now that a man came down to my office that had arthritis so bad he could hardly get out of a straight backed chair. His pain was excruciating. We put him on the detoxification program, took him off of all grain in his diet, instructed him to eat only fruit, vegetables, protein and meat products, and put him on distilled water every half hour while he was awake. It is hard to believe a month later this same man was out working in his garden having the time of his life.

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of drinking distilled water for cleansing the blood stream, for reducing arthritic pain and lowering blood pressure. It has also been known to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides. In fact, the only effect on the body is health.

There are rules of thumb on how much water to drink. The rule of thumb on a normal day is one half your body weight in ounces per day. If you are sweating and exerting yourself you should drink more, not less. We have a tendency to grab pop, coffee, Kool-Aid and juices, but we need to get back to the habit of grabbing distilled water.

To give you an example of what this means, if you are a man and you weigh 200 pounds, you should be drinking a minimum of 100 ounces of distilled water throughout the day. There is an interesting side note for people that like to study. Job, which is the oldest book of the bible, I believe it is in the 36th chapter, said God took up the water, distilled it, and poured it out abundantly on man. The logical argument is who knows better what we need than the creator, and he gave us distilled water.

Simple facts with the courage to tell the truth about Distilled Water

Most people have no idea there exists a MASSIVE effort to suppress the knowledge of Distilled Water. If you Google ‘distilled water’ you find at about the third hit down a ridiculously titled article called, “Early Death comes from drinking Distilled Water.” It is full of nothing but pure lies and obfuscation.

What is the ORP of pHenomenal?

ORP is a clever way of measuring the millivolts in a given liquid. Because of the slight difference of one ORP meter to the next I feel it’s better to answer this questions with a straight millivolt reading a pHenomenal.

Diluted and ready to drink pHenomenal has a millivolt of -330 showing it’s massively positive charge of free electrons to give away. As a comparison, freshly juiced raw California organic spinach has a millivolt reading of -30 or 10X less than mixed pHenomenal.

Dr. Gary Martin from Phoenix reported his ORP readings of pHenomenal as…

Concentrate: 12.2 pH / -100 ORP

R/O Water: 5.6 pH / +115 ORP

32 oz Dilution: 10.8 pH / -4 ORP

16 oz Dilution: 11.2 pH / -3.5 ORP

Some people ask if baking soda or alkaline water machines provide the same results as pHenomenal water.

These methods can raise blood pH! But, consider the following: 

These two methods work by reacting with stomach acid. We label it as Stomach Acid Neutralization methodology or ‘SAN’. This is not all bad as we discuss in FAQ 4. Why? Neutralized stomach acid must be replenished somehow for digestion to be achieved successfully. Simply speaking, our stomachs will ‘draw’ needed acid out of the blood stream, thus raising the blood pH in a positive way. This methodology is definitely a step in the right direction. After all, the goal is to get have our blood pH in the slightly alkaline range. However, we do NOT consider this to be the ultimate methodology!              

Baking soda, a mild alkali, will react with stomach acid, producing water and other by-products. This reaction neutralizes stomach acid, which again, must be replenished somehow. This is just another example of the Stomach Acid Neutralization methodology described above. It too is a step in the right direction. Although it’s not what we designed it to do, pHenomenal water will react with stomach acid as well, using ‘SAN’ methodology. The by-product of pHenomenal reaction with acid is water, NO other by-products! We might add that our testing reveals that that pHenomenal will neutralize five hundred times more stomach acid as will baking soda. Therefore, to match the effectiveness of pHenomenal in this methodology, one will need to utilize a tremendous amount of baking soda compared to pHenomenal. Where’s the savings then? What’s more, baking soda could introduce a lot of sodium by-product into the body. Phenomenal will not introduce sodium. Anyone choosing to ingest baking soda should consult with his or her physician to be sure the residual amount of sodium is not harmful.

Alkaline water machines can certainly be beneficial… if properly used. They also utilize the Stomach Acid Neutralization methodology or ‘SAN’. Again, this is a step in the right direction. However, the water molecules you get from ‘Top of the Line’ Alkaline Water Machines (costing up to $4000) have not been changed to become alkaline. They are simply being ‘rearranged’ as they ‘glob’ onto electron-charged minerals added to the water. Unfortunately, that is not a natural state for minerals to exist. So eventually, the charge wears off the minerals, usually within hours, or at most, a day or two. Then those water molecules will return to their natural state… plain water and minerals. So what does that accomplish? One needs to understand this to realize the benefits.

Some people ask if pHenomenal will help with gout.

We cannot give advice about medical conditions because we are not licensed to do so. Gout is a painful medical condition that requires a Doctor’s attention. We’re told that only about 1-2 % of the population suffers from it. That’s not a big problem unless of course, you have it!

With clinical analysis, your Doctor can determine the exact details of your condition. This is important because your condition may not be gout, but something else. In addition, we’re told there are different types of gout that are treated differently. Once the details of your condition are known, your Doctor can suggest a treatment plan for your exact condition. It’s important for you to learn your condition.

We’re told gout is hereditary. Diet is also a big factor. Certain prescribed medications can bring it on as well. We’re told someone with gout has elevated levels of uric acid in their blood. Uric acid is a by-product of the metabolic breakdown of purine nucleotides. (certain proteins) Uric acid typically dissolves in the blood, passes through the kidneys and is eventually eliminated through urine. Under excretion of uric acid by the kidneys creates the condition called ‘hyperuricimia’. After reaching a certain level, the uric acid can crystallize, attach to and inflame joints, tendons and cartilage. Typically, it occurs in the extremities of the body, such as fingers, feet and toes. It can be debilitating. We’re told the crystallization of uric acid is the underlying cause of painful gout.  Yet, we’re also told it is possible to have high levels of uric acid and never develop gout!

Excessive uric acid in the blood is clearly what can lead to gout. Everyone has SOME uric acid in their blood. We believe pHenomenal water could help a person with excessive levels of uric acid in their blood. Why? Because when pHenomenal water gets into the blood, it goes after blood acids like a ‘heat seeking missile’. It reacts with acid and converts to pure water. For you information, pHenomenal water has been Lab Certified to neutralize Uric & Lactic acid. Kindly check this link: report

Someone reading this may want to go to FAQ3 on our web site to get more details of how pHenomenal water reacts with the blood acids.

We encourage anyone with gout to discuss the use of pHenomenal water with their Doctor. You should be sure it is appropriate for use with your specific gout condition and any other medications you might be taking. We are happy to discuss pHenomenal water with your Doctor as well. We frequently do this.

We have regular pHenomenal water customers with Gout. However, none have offered us any testimonials yet.

Does pHenomenal water will react with stomach acid?

The answer is: ABSOLUTELY… if there is acid in the stomach. However, when Phenomenal ‘reacts’ with stomach acid, it simply turns stomach acid into water. That’s not all bad. This ‘reaction’ does NOT impede digestion at all. But, this reaction not the best scenario.

The digestion process in the human body is quite complex. In a PDF at the end of these FAQs, we attempt to explain the digestion process in great detail. However, in this FAQ, we want to keep things simple and say digestion is accomplished with stomach acid.                       

To begin with, many people believe their stomach ‘sloshes’ with acid all day long. (Ouch!) People, this is NOT the case. It’s true that our stomachs do remain slightly acidic when empty. However, significant amounts of acid only get generated when foods (or other things that need to be ‘broken down’) enter into the stomach. Consider this. Drinking pure, distilled water, with no minerals or particles, does NOT stimulate stomach acid generation. Miraculously, the stomach knows this. Pure water passes through an empty stomach very quickly (15-20 minutes). It then enters into the small intestine where it is absorbed into the blood stream as needed. However, if the water is NOT pure, your stomach knows that too and generates acid to break down those particles. (Alert… pHenomenal water may also react with particles in water in which it is mixed, which is also NOT ideal)

That’s why we recommend diluting pHenomenal in pure, distilled water and drinking it on an EMPTY stomach. (See FAQ 1- way to take pHenomenal) This protocol minimizes the possibility of any reaction with either the water particles or your stomach acid. Point: the more pHenomenal water you can get past the stomach and into the small intestine for absorption, the better. THIS IS OUR IDEAL SCENARIO.

As said, having a ‘pHenomenal reaction’ with stomach acid is not all bad. Why? The stomach must replenish any neutralized acid from a ‘pHenomenal reaction’ from somewhere. Simply speaking, stomachs have a way to draw needed acid out of the blood stream, thus raising the blood pH in a positive way. We label this concept: ‘Stomach Acid Neutralization methodology’ or ‘SAN. Clearly, if the stomach pulls acid out of the blood stream, that’s definitely a step in the right direction. After all, the ultimate goal is to get our blood pH into the slightly alkaline range. Right? Not all bad, but we firmly believe that you will achieve the most benefit by having pHenomenal bypass these stomach level ‘SAN’ reactions and allowing pHenomenal to enter the blood stream at maximum strength. Then pHenomenal water can do the job we designed it to do… to react with ‘nasties’ in the blood stream, NOT stomach acid. 

Why is blood pH important?

First, we must inform you that we are not licensed medical professionals qualified to offer such advice. We can only speak in generalities about what we have observed. We cannot offer individualized advice for specific medical conditions. Instead, we only offer general information we have learned from what we are told. If you wish to use any of our information or the reported experience of others for you own health care, you must do so at your own risk or that of your own health care provider. 

It’s our understanding that blood pH is vital to our well-being and needs to slightly alkaline, ranging between 7.35 and 7.45 on a scale of 1-14. Below pH 7.35, it is said to be an ‘acidosis’ blood condition; above pH 7.45 is said to be an ‘alkalosis’ blood condition. Alkalosis is rare but can be life threatening as well. Acidosis is the most common and many believe it’s the main cause of the debilitating diseases we have today.

Our bodies have a miraculous, but complex buffering system that maintains this vital 7.35-7.45 blood pH range. In this range, our immune system is quite capable of keeping us healthy all by itself. But, to stay in this range, the body must remove the acids resulting from metabolism, ect. Our bodies are incredible at this; we sweat out acidity, we breath it out (carbon dioxide) and our liver and kidneys turn it into urine for elimination.

Unfortunately, many of the things we eat and drink tend to challenge the buffering systems and drive our blood pH south. These are Acid driving foods like red meats, processed grains, sugar, alcohol, coffee, some fruit juices, soft drinks and many more. (Right…all the good stuff!) Alkaline driving foods are things like raw green veggies, raw fresh fruit, pure water and many more. (Yuck!) So, if it tastes good, spit it out because it’s probably not good for you!

We believe that pHenomenal water, taken as directed, can help your body maintain the vital blood pH range.

Can I monitor my blood pH somehow to see if pHenomenal is working?

Yes, you can!

Some of our customers monitor their urine and/or saliva pH with pH paper strips. These are readily available online or at your drug store. In our experience, we found paper pH test results to be a nightmare. There are just too many variables affecting pH of urine and saliva pH. Test results were all over the board. We could never figure out why!

There are published guidelines for pH paper strip test results. We read that if your urinary pH fluctuates between 6.0 to 6.5 in the morning and between 6.5 and 7.0 in the evening, your body is believed to be functioning within a healthy pH range. If your saliva stays between 6.5 and 7.5 all day, we’re told your body is probably functioning within a healthy range. (We neither accept nor dispute these numbers) However, if your readings are NOT in this range, it is a real challenge to explain why. We’re told the best time to test your pH is about one hour before a meal or two hours after a meal. They say to limit your tests to two days a week and then average the readings over a month period.   

We submit the most accurate way to determine blood pH is through a laboratory serum blood pH test. Measuring blood serum pH is not difficult at all. Yet, we know of NO blood testing labs that will include blood serum pH in their test panels. (If you know of one, please let us know)

It’s interesting… if you happen to wind up in a hospital emergency ward (ER) for some reason, you may have a Arterial Blood Gas Analysis done which includes blood pH. This test provides the doctors with great ‘intel’ about your condition. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could accurately track our blood pH BEFORE we wind up in the ER?

Should you choose to experiment with the pH papers when using pHenomenal water, that’s great. However, kindly do not contact us about your results because we are neither licensed nor qualified to discuss the results with you. Your results are something you need to discuss with your doctor. 

What is the weight of your products for traveling?

1 bottle of pHenomenal is 3 pounds, 1 bottle of B-pHree gel is 2 pounds, and 1 bottle of alkaline gel is 1 pound.