Hydrogen-rich water: hydrogen molecules are the real "hero behind the scenes"

What is hydrogen water

The so-called hydrogen-rich water refers to water rich in hydrogen. Japan calls hydrogen hydrogen, so hydrogen-rich water is called hydrogen water. Water generally does not contain hydrogen. Hydrogen-rich water is prepared by mixing hydrogen with water using special techniques and processes, or electrolysis is used to electrolyze water to produce hydrogen. Hydrogen is not insoluble in water, but the solubility is indeed relatively low. If calculated according to the molar concentration, the concentration of 101.25 kPa pure hydrogen dissolved in water at 20 degrees is 0.92 mmol/L. How to improve and maintain the concentration and stability of saturated hydrogen water is the scientific research problem in the medical application of hydrogen. The invention of domestic nano gas-liquid mixing technology overcomes the scientific problem that hydrogen is difficult to dissolve in water. It uses physical methods to make water evenly wrap hydrogen molecules, which promotes the characteristics of high hydrogen concentration and good stability.

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The mechanism of action of hydrogen and hydrogen-rich water

Among the biological effect mechanisms of hydrogen, it is widely accepted that hydrogen has good reducing properties and has a selective antioxidant effect. Human tissue is composed of 60 trillion-100 trillion cells. The process of cell metabolism is the process of enzymatic degradation of oxygen in cells and mitochondria in the process of washing to produce energy. In this process, the oxygen in cells is In the process of transforming into water, many reactive oxygen species are produced. They refer to the general term for oxygen-containing free radicals related to oxygen metabolism and peroxides that easily form free radicals in organisms. Free radicals and active oxygen are very important active substances in life, and most free radicals or active oxygen are beneficial to the body. However, there is always a small amount of active oxygen (2%-5%) that leaks out during the reaction and becomes excess oxygen free radicals, which causes tissue damage, and even induces various diseases and promotes the body's aging. Under normal circumstances, the body's free radicals are in a dynamic balance of continuous production and elimination. Too much or too little free radicals will cause damage to body tissues.

The hydroxyl free radicals in the free radicals are highly reactive free radicals with short reaction distance, fast speed, strong aggressiveness, strong toxicity to cells and other tissues, and great toxicity. Under different conditions, water itself will produce different amounts of hydroxyl radicals. Therefore, the production, processing, and mineral content of water will cause differences in the content of hydroxyl radicals in the water. This shows that not all water is good for human health. The reason why people in longevity areas live longer is that water also plays a role in it. The Beijing Public Health Drinking Water Research Institute conducted antioxidant tests on water in different regions of the country and found that the antioxidant properties of water in different regions vary greatly. Especially in those waters with longevity, the scavenging rate of hydroxyl free radicals and total antioxidant capacity are several times higher than those of pure water.

In addition to high-quality natural drinking water, people have found that adding hydrogen to the water or electrolyzing the water makes the water contain a certain amount of hydrogen molecules or hydrogen ions. This kind of water has strong reducing properties.

The main mechanism of hydrogen-rich water is as follows:

1. Hydrogen is breathed by the gastrointestinal tract faster than water, enters the blood, and is transported to various tissues and organs throughout the body through the blood circulation.

2. The biological function of hydrogen is to remove active oxygen or free radicals in the body, especially the removal of hydroxyl free radicals.

3. The oxidation resistance of hydrogen is mainly through selective oxidation, which only removes toxic free radicals. It has no destructive effect on the benign free radicals needed by the human body.

Method of producing hydrogen-rich water

A large number of medical experiments have proved that drinking hydrogen-rich water has a similar effect to hydrogen absorption, has a good effect on many diseases, and does not have any toxic side effects, and it is safe and reliable to use.

Due to the low solubility of hydrogen in water and easy escape, various manufacturers or research units are committed to increasing the concentration of hydrogen in water, prolonging the dissolution time of hydrogen in water, and trying to heat it for drinking, etc., resulting in different hydrogen-rich waters. How to make hydrogen water 

Method 1: Adopt nano-hydrogen bubble method, mainly using physical methods, such as dispersed air method, dissolved gas outgas method and ultrasonic cavitation method, etc., to turn hydrogen into nano-bubbles and add water. The advantage of this method is that the hydrogen concentration is high, it does not pollute the water quality, and has little effect on the water quality. The disadvantage is that the device is complex, the equipment is expensive, and it is difficult to achieve miniaturization. It is suitable for the production of hydrogen-rich water in factories. The hydrogen-rich water produced by this method has higher requirements for packaging, because hydrogen is easy to escape, and general glass and plastic cannot be stored for a long time. Some manufacturers use aluminum foil or aluminum cans for packaging. Although the hydrogen storage time has been extended, the shelf life is still relatively short.

Method 2: Using electrolysis method. The water generates hydrogen at the cathode through electrolysis and is released into the water. Such products are commonly found in hydrogen-rich cups and hydrogen-rich machines. In particular, the hydrogen-rich cup can be taken with you, and you can drink it whenever you want. However, in the process of water electrolysis, the quality of the electro-chips is the key to the safety of such products. A poor-quality hydrogen-rich cup is likely to produce ozone and chlorine at the anode during electrolysis. If there are nitrogen-containing substances in the water, nitrites will be produced. In addition, some electrolytic sheets often have a film. After a long time of use, heavy metals will precipitate when the film is damaged, which reduces the safety of water.

Method 3: Non-electrolytic hydrogen-rich rod. It is based on the principle that hydrogen can be generated by the chemical reaction between metallic magnesium and water, and a small amount of magnesium can be produced at the same time. Sometimes in order to increase infrared performance or improve taste, some biochemical ceramics are often added to its materials. In order to prolong the service life of the hydrogen rod, it is necessary to calcinate the metal magnesium to make the reaction rate with water slow and stable. The characteristic is that it is easy to carry, good in quality and low in price. The disadvantage is that in the process of use, the calcium ions in the water easily form an oxide film on the surface of the magnesium metal, which gradually reduces the use effect. Therefore, when using it, you must often use acidic substances, such as vinegar, citric acid, etc. Oxide layer. In addition, the most easily criticized is that heavy metals may be precipitated, which affects the safety of water.

There are many ways to produce hydrogen-rich water. At present, many research institutes, medical institutions, and water equipment manufacturers have done a lot of research on improving the hydrogen content in water, the storage time of hydrogen, and improving the safety of water. It is believed that various new results will continue to emerge. .

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