| My Observations
and Opinions on Clustered Water
Water Additive Products
This article addresses my opinions and thoughts
on water additives which supposedly increase structuring or clustering
water to make it more bio-available and more healthful for humans to
drink. Further, I am frequently asked if I recommend specific
brands of products which seem to increase the beneficial structuring
and clustering of water.
What Do These Products Do?
are several products in this category,
all of which involve adding a small amount (a few drops to an ounce) of
additive liquid to a gallon of water to make it supposedly more
by changing its structure slightly. Most of these products
These additive products are often known as
"structured water" additives or "clustered water" additives.
Some of the vendors of these
products appear accurate in their claims (as listed above) of increased
structure, smaller clustering, and reduced surface tension, while it is
my opinion that
more than a few are indulging -- perhaps unawares -- in science-babel
pseudo-scientific jargon, or in mystical-sounding but meaningless
At least a few, according to most observers with scientific
are apparently outright liars (or, at least, achieve the effects of the
via highly questionable means). Luckily the more fraudulent
not widely available nor widely advertised, and in any case, the claims
for the more questionable ones are so extravagant or silly that most
would stop in their tracks before making a purchase anyway.
the strange claims have been along the lines of:
increase the structuring of water, yielding "structured water"
- to increase the clustering as well as reduce the
of the water clusters (sometimes called "microclusters")
- concomitantly, to reduce the surface tension
or "wettability") of the water
claim that this reduced surface tension and smaller cluster size
increase the bio-availability of the water, making it more like
the water which our ancestors might have drank, and more like the
found in plants.
claim that due to the above effects, the product
in question has a positive effect upon human health
ad nauseam... . . . .
- "Developed by mystical holy men from an exotic
country in the Far East!"
- "A few
drops of this liquid can heal and repair an
entire polluted lake or bay in minutes!"
- "A few
drops in your washer will clean your laundry
by a powerful spiritual teacher who is
a walk-in of an advanced spirit/soul being from a million years ago and
distant far-away star system!"
There are several well-known websites, each written by PhD scientists
older and retired), which purport to "debunk" the field of structured
and clustered water (and related things), but the few I have looked --
my estimation -- all go way too far, and throw out the baby with the
in simply condemning any and all claims about clustered/structured
(or energized water, or homeopathic patterns or imprints or information
water) as simply un-scientific and fraudulent. In a way, it
perfect sense; these authors often represent an older, very
kinda "rear-guard" of the older paradigms in the physical sciences, and
to them, with their particular educational backgrounds and experience,
stuff must all seem like hogwash. Hence, they do not just single out
the more grievous offenders, hoaxster, hucksters and purveyors of
but, rather, they condemn the entire field as nonsense. Such a position
have been an arguable defense within the sciences as the paradigms
in 1979; but it is simply not workable anymore.
Further Thoughts and a Recommendation
I have done some research on water structure,
among other things, and my testing shows that both Willard Water and
Energy Concentrate (an early product developed by Patrick Flanagan, the
inventor of MegaH™
along later]), among others I have tested, really do achieve the
which they claim to effect in the water. Personally, when I
wish to use such an additive, I choose Flanagan's product (Crystal
Concentrate, aka CEC), and I have not used Willard Water for human
in a number of years. It is probably fine for such use; I am
following my own intuition as to what is best for me. Someone
might have different preferences or a different intuitive
one thing, too, which has always bothered me about Willard Water is
the photos of Willard (senior) always have shown him looking really
and wrinkled (in my opinion), and I have sometimes wondered if that had
to do with his avid consumption of his water. The dehydrated
may indeed not have anything to do with his product, and likely the
may simply have been his diet (likely a Standard American Diet or SAD),
to genetics, or both, but that has been a bit of a show stopper for
me. Since I have a better gut feeling about
and since I like
the ingredients (listed on the ingredients list) in CEC better than
listed for Willard Water, I choose to use CEC. However, I
that I have heard good things about Willard Water from users, just as I
I nowadays use such additives only
rarely, because I eat an all-raw diet and also ingest both electrolyzed
water (ERW) and MegaH™
(aka MegaH-™) for
their antioxidant effects (both products also exhibit the structural,
clustering and surface tension properties listed above), and only when
water at times when I am not also mixing some MegaH™
(aka MegaH-™) or
some electrolyzed reduced water (ERW, or "alkaline" water) with
it. Since MegaH™
(aka MegaH-™) and
ERW achieve the same effect (plus offering the H- ion as an
even more important bonus), frequent use of such products makes the use
such clustered water additives largely unnecessary.
If you are
interested in the mentions in the above article
on the simple primeval antioxidants, the H-minus ion, alkaline ionized
(aka MegaH-™), then you may
wish to check
out my Negative
Hydrogen Ion website (off-site), which contains such articles
and information in greater
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