Ozonated Drinking Water
Is It Healthy or Not?

by Nancy Hearn


The pros and cons of ozonated drinking water are highly controversial.

Some people have argued that drinking ozonated water has no proven scientific benefits and may even be unhealthy. Others believe that ozone has significant healing properties.

The primary purpose of this page is to address the potential advantages and disadvantages and to get feedback and comments from you, our visitors, to help others make educated choices.

See the form below to submit your comments and experiences about ozonated drinking water!

If you are interested in reading more background information, go to Drinking Ozonated Water -- What Is It and How Is It Made?

And then come back here to evaluate the pros and cons.


Potential Benefits of Ozonated Water

Ozonated drinking water is considered by many advocates to be highly beneficial, regardless of one’s health condition. The effectiveness of ozonated water has to do with the strength of ozone in it.

The key potential benefits include the following:

  1. It kills viruses, bacteria, fungi and algae on contact.
  2. It breaks down harmful synthetic chemicals into less dangerous molecules.
  3. It purifies the blood of microorganisms by rupturing their cell walls.
  4. It kills some cancer cells, slows tumor growth, and may stop the spread of cancer.
  5. It provides more oxygen to the brain.
  6. It boosts the immune system.


Why Is Ozonated Water Controversial?

Therapeutic use of ozone is not endorsed by the medical associations in English speaking countries. In fact, most states in America prohibit the use and/or marketing of ozone generators.

The FDA and pharmaceutical companies have been suppressing all forms of ozone therapy for many, many years. The reason may simply be because it is so effective and is thus a threat to the medical and pharmaceutical companies.

Yet there may be some truth to the potential dangers of ozone, especially if it is improperly administered, either by drinking ozonated water or through one of the other therapeutic means.

Or maybe ozone is simply not effective in drinking water. Who knows for sure?

What do you think? Join the debate below and submit your comments!

In both scientific and health circles, some individuals believe that unstable oxygen (i.e., ozone) acts as a free radical in the body, which thus contributes to the disease process and accelerates aging.

On the other hand, others argue that ozone neutralizes free radicals in the body. In other words, if it neutralizes free radicals it would essentially assist in the healing process and reduce inflammation.

Which theory is true? And if ozonated drinking water does neutralize free radicals, is it true in every case?

Another concern is that breathing in a substantial concentration of ozone is irritating to lung tissue and can be very damaging. With therapies such as ozone showers or even with ozone generators, ozone gas is emitted into the air in varying degrees. Thus, users are cautioned to keep the area well vented.

In addition, even though it is common knowledge that ozone can destroy unhealthy cells, some advocates say that healthy cells are not damaged by ozone because of their self-protective mechanisms.

How do we know for sure that the ozone in drinking water does not harm healthy cells?


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