Here's how it works: When you boil water for 15 to 20 minutes it becomes charged with negative oxygen ions; taking frequent sips of this water throughout the day helps eliminate—from your tissue—positively charged ions associated with harmful toxins and acids. Health guru Andrea Moritz says it best in his book, "Timeless Secrets of Health and Rejuvenation"—"Most toxins and waste materials carry a positive charge and, thus, naturally tend to attach themselves to the body, which is negatively charged overall. As the negative oxygen ions enter the body with the ingested water, they are attracted to the positively charged toxic material. This neutralizes waste and toxins, turning them into fluid matter that the body can remove easily."
I do this anytime I am feeling overly fatigued and after a decadent holiday. When I sip the hot water, I feel my body purifying with every sip. I also set a timer to help me remember when to sip!
Boil 24oz of filtered water for 15 to 20 minutes.
Store in a large thermos (my favorite is a glass-lined large pitcher by Japanese company, Zojirushi)
Take 1 or 2 sips every 30 minutes (drink while it is hot, like a cup of tea).
The water will stay ionized for up to 12 hours in a thermos.
Use this method anytime you don't feel well, need energy and clarity, after the holidays. You can do it for 3 to 4 weeks or ongoing. It is so beneficial that it makes sense to do it every day if you can, but do what feels right and works for you!