You all know how important drinking water is. Especially now that the summer is coming up, the importance of staying hydrated cannot be stressed enough.

What doesn’t get enough attention is ensuring that the quality of the water is of an adequate standard to ensure you remain healthy.

First question I receive on this is always how to make water more alkaline. Fear not, I’ve found a video showing exactly how to make your water more alkaline

Why Make Water More Alkaline

There is research to suggest that alkaline water or alkalized water can boost your metabolism, reduce acid in your bloodstream, and help your body absorb nutrients more quickly. Pretty much the same health benefits of eating an alkaline diet!

Instead of buying expensive water, we’re outlining exactly how to alkalize your own water at home

How To Make Water More Alkaline

A great source that provides step by step instructions on how make water more alkaline is wikihow.

The first step is to determine the pH Before You Alkalize the water. Water is naturally neutral, however impurities in the water can make the water more acidic. If you can increase the alkaline level over 7, then you have yourself alkaline water.

The second step is to buy a pH kit. The kit will come with pH strips and a pH color chart. Use this pH kit to test your water. You will want your water to be somewhere between 7 and 9.

This will give you a good understanding of  whether your water is alkaline or acid. Now we can start alkalizing your water.

Method 1: Using Baking Soda To Make Your Water Alkaline

I will let this women explain how to alkalize water using baking soda

Method 2: Using Lemons To Make Your Water Alkaline

My favourite way, and easiest (especially seeing that lemons are great for you and taste absolutely amazing is adding some lemon to your water as I’ve outlined in this post.

Making Water Alkaline

Method 3: Adding pH drops To Make Your Water Alkaline

pH drops contain potent alkaline minerals and are highly concentrated. You can purchase pH drops at your local health food store.

Ok, that’s it. Hope this was useful and let me know how you’re getting on with making your water alkaline 🙂

By the way, if you really want to make your water purer, I reviewed some of the Best Alkaline Water Machines here