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Ionization Theory

Bio-electricity is present in all living things and can be measured. It is measured in millivolts and ranges from one to a few hundred millivolts. Some creatures have incredible ability when it comes to producing bioelectricity. The electric eel for example can produce up to 1,000 volts with a current up to one ampere. That's a whole lot of Energy!

Bio-electricity and the electricity we use for our lights and our appliances are different. The electricity we use in our homes is believed to be the flow of electrons where bio-electricity is said to be the flow of ions. It sounds complicated, but it's not really. An easy way of understanding what science means by an ion is simple.

Ions are very, very small, and it is their electrical charge that determines their nature. The simplest way to understand an ion is to imagine a very tiny droplet of water.

If the droplet of water contained a lot of electricity, that had a high electrical charge, it is said to be ionized. The reverse is also true, for if the droplet contained a severe lack of electrical energy, it would be considered depleted. This difference between the states of the droplet is currently viewed as positive and negative. The droplet with the high energy charge would be called a negative ion, and the droplet that lacked energy would be called a positive ion. If the droplet was in a balanced state, and there was no net energy either way; it would not be considered an ion.

That's enough about ions for the moment. The body is a big reservoir of fluids that can be charged and discharged just like a battery, except the body is a storehouse of bioelectricity. All of the bodies systems are dependent on the bio-energy flowing through them. Our state of health depends on how our systems are functioning. So the state of our energy system corresponds directly to the state of our health. The same principle and process applies to all life, and everything that is alive has bio-electricity including water. Yes, water contains bio-electricity and should be considered as something that is alive.

The role of water

A water molecule is composed of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. When the molecule loses a hydrogen atom, the remaining OH molecule takes on a negative charge. As you walk along the beach, your body absorbs millions of these negatively charged ions, which alkalize the blood and tissue. Because of poor diet and high stress, we tend to accumulate and store excessive quantities of waste products, such as diacetic, lactic, pyruvic, uric, carbonic, acetic, butyric, and hepatic acids.

Water and its bio-electric properties are very important to your health. Understanding a little about water and the energy it contains is going to go a long way when it come to looking after yourself. Don't doubt that water has therapeutic properties, it has been known for centuries.

Since ancient times people have bathed in mineral springs and particularly hot springs because of the therapeutic value for arthritis, rheumatism, skin disorders and many other ailments. Many of these springs have become resorts and health spa's. Some of the more famous ones are Bath in Avon England, Saratoga Springs in New York USA and Wiesbaden in Germany.

Mineral water as a drink has increased in popularity since the mid seventies and large quantities of bottled mineral waters are exported from different sources all over the world. The spa has remained as a medical therapy and continues to be considered as a place of healing for a variety of purposes.

Drinking water for therapeutic benefit reached a high in the 19th century only to be surpassed in modern times, but hot springs have continued to be considered as places of healing throughout all times all around the world.

Why Detoxify the Body?

In today's toxic environment, tissue acid wastes, chemical and heavy metal residues build up in the body faster than ever before, resulting in a greater incidence of allergies, mental, and physical incapacitation. We have begun to hear more about herbal and homeopathic detoxification programs by complimentary health practitioners as a way of reducing symptomology and maintaining health.

All healing traditions - Egyptian, Native American, Ayurvedic, Homeopathic, Chinese, Shamanic - except Western Medicine offer body cleansing as a means of healing and avoiding disease.

Pimples, rashes, dark circles under the eyes, swollen joints, yellow, green and blotched complexions often indicate a buildup of tissue acid wastes inside the body. Several IonCleanse sessions, along with dietary modification and detoxification have been shown to reduce and even eliminate these conditions.

According to Dr. Theodore Baroody, author of Alkalize or Die, acid wastes attack joints, tissues, muscles, organs, and glands causing minor to major dysfunction. He asserts that avoiding disease and maintaining vitality, as we age, requires the maintenance of an alkaline environment throughout the body - which is virtually impossible to accomplish in our high-tech, high-stress, toxic society, unless we can walk on the beach everyday.

IonCleanse sessions will support any body cleansing modality and may even reduce the discomfort associated with rapid detoxification.


The vital role water plays in its contribution to life is paramount by anyone's standards. Water is not one of the amazing substances on earth, it is "the" most amazing substance of all. Its properties and structure as the foundation of all life surpass everything man has conceived so far. It is so little understood in comparison to its importance to life itself. Water is also the most plentiful substance on earth with the existence of life being equal to its availability. Science describes water as a colorless, tasteless and odorless liquid at room temperature, but such a description is only fit for a lifeless substance such as stagnant distilled water. Water in its natural form should be considered as alive.

Water needs to be viewed as a living thing and only then can we begin to understand what it really is, and how it affects life. For this very reason we would never use distilled water or water that has been treated by reverse osmosis for an ioncleanse treatment. People who consume large amounts of distilled or reverse osmosis water run the risk of becoming anemic and low on energy because the damaged water will take your energy in an effort to try to reanimate itself. There's a big difference between dead water and living water.

If you were feeling low on energy and you were to jump into an unpolluted mountain stream you would feel refreshed because the mountain stream would give you some of its energy. Jumping into a pool of stagnant or dead water is not going to be refreshing. So the most important thing about water is how alive it is. The health of the water you consume and bathe in is going to eventually reflect your health. So how can we tell if water is healthy and contains enough energy? Because water is so alive and active when it is healthy, we can measure it the same way we measured the leaf. All we need is our multi-meter capable of measuring millivolts.

Let's look at the basic law of energy flow. If we were to connect two batteries together so that the energy could flow between them, the law says that the energy will flow from the battery with the most energy to the battery with the least until both batteries have the same energy. In theory this works, and the rule is fine, but in reality there are a number of conditions that have to be met if the energy is to flow following the rule. If one of the batteries is damaged, the flow to the battery is going to be limited. The same principle of energy flow between the batteries can be applied to your body. If your body was damaged, it may not accept the energy. Everyone's potential energy or life force level is different and in healing this becomes critical. Most people are not operating at their maximum possible level. Water plays a vital role when it comes to your body's energy potential, not disregarding other health complications due to lack of water, which is called dehydration. The more dehydrated you are the harder it is for your body to operate correctly including your energy systems. If water is-the carrier of life force, how can we expect our body to function if we do not give it enough water? The flow of energy through water is the same as it is through the battery and your body. If water is damaged then the energy will not flow properly, and it can become difficult to recharge. Polluting water also reduces its life force ability. If it becomes polluted enough, it will eventually die as would any other living thing.

When a flower is watered - energy flows from the water to the flower. So where does this energy come from in the first place? Would you believe the water actually creates it?


As we have been leading up to, the Ioncleanse treatment involves both water and energy. The body has both a physical component and an energy component. The Ioncleanse treatment acts on the energy component, which in turn affects the physical. The treatment utilizes water, because water can carry and transfer the life force energy we need on a daily basis. When we are low on energy, the Ioncleanse treatment can assist the body by giving it a useable energy boost.

The Ioncleanse treatment is dependent on two parts:

I. An electrical input to stimulate the water:

II. The water that is used.

The electrical stimulus causes the water to become excited and produce the energy that your body absorbs and uses, providing we use a reasonable quality water. Remember we don't use distilled water, or water that has been processed by reverse osmosis.

The effect of stimulating the water to produce energy starts the moment the stimulus is turned on. Because the water is where the energy is, the person seeking the treatment enters the water. Whether it be their whole body or just a part of their body, the energy will flow from the water to the body.

There are a number of things that affect the outcome of an Ioncleanse treatment. We have already stressed the importance of having a reasonable quality of water, that is water that still has some life in it. Another important part of the Ioncleanse treatment is the person that is being treated themselves. The current general health of the individual effects how much energy can be absorbed when taking an Ioncleanse treatment. Because everyone is different, each person will absorb a different amount of energy during treatment. Everyone's general health is going to be somewhere between the range of very poor to very good. We discussed earlier that your health is linked to your energy ability. The better your general health the more energy you have and can hold. Remember the damaged battery is not going to receive and hold a very good energy level.

An Ioncleanse treatment can be performed in many ways.You can use the treatment on individual parts of the body like a foot or both feet, a hand or both hands, elbows or forearms.

During active treatment the Ioncleanse affects the water in seemingly strange ways. Ioncleanse affects different people in different ways. One of the visual things that the water does in some circumstances during treatment is change color; it tends to become different colors when treating different people. There are a number of reasons why this occurs. Just as each individual is different, so is all water. Most water contains some small amounts of solids in solution. That is, small particles that you can't see that are clinging to the tiny droplets inside the water. When the water becomes excited it ejects these tiny particles, and they become visually observable in the water. This will tend to make the water look dirty brown. Of course, just how dirty the water becomes is related to how much sediment is in the actual water.

When you test a bucket of water to see this principle, how dirty it actually becomes will generally be the same each time you use a new bucket of water from the same source. If you were to run this test over and over again but with a different person's feet in the water each time, what happens to the water can be amazingly different. Sometimes the water will be dirtier, and sometimes cleaner. Without taking the individual whose feet are in the water into account; the whole color change seems completely random. But of course it's not. Only after a lot of observation do you begin to see what you already knew right from the start. It's the health of the person that plays the vital role in conjunction with the water. We have covered the flow of living energy in relation to the health of the person and the quality of the water, so have you worked out what's going on yet? In this instance, let's say you are using the same quality water for each Aqua-Chi treatment so we can understand what's happening in the water a little easier. The quality of the water we use also contains a little sediment so when we test it in a bucket it turns brown as opposed to light brown or dark brown; so it's about midway in browns when it comes to color change. If you were performing Ioncleanse treatments, it is always a good thing to test a bucket of water to see what color it may go as a reference to help understand the color after a treatment.

Because everybody's ability to absorb energy is different, the reaction of the water is also going to be different. Remember, good health - better energy ability, poor health - not so good energy-wise. It is this factor that the water reacts to. Don't forget that the water also wants to keep some energy for itself; it desires energy just as much as you do. This means the energy created by the water is going to have to be shared by both you and the water. If you are in reasonable shape you're going to be able to get your fair share of energy, but if you're not so good you're only going to be able to absorb the amount your body can handle with the rest being kept by the water. This is where the battery principle once again comes into the equation. When you're battery is damaged you can only absorb a small amount of energy. In this case the water gets to keep the energy for itself. The water can then use this energy to dislodge the sediment and clean itself. So people with poor health tend to have a water color after treatment that would be a dark brown. We also notice that if the person continued with the Ioncleanse treatment that the water would become a lighter color as treatments progressed. On the other hand if we treat a healthy person with the Ioncleanse treatment, the water may only change to a very light brown because the healthy person can absorb their fair share of the energy produced by the water. In the end it comes down to a balancing act between the water and the person, taking into account how much energy the person can absorb and how much energy the water needs to dislodge its impurities. Of course, this is a simple explanation of the energy exchange. It can get a little more complicated because it also depends on how much energy your water quality can produce, it depends on whether your battery is damaged or just low. All these factors affect what happens during the treatment. To get an exact answer in each case, instruments are required to measure both the person and the water.

NOTE: While the color changes in the water can be dramatic, it is not the most important factor and one must be careful about making any judgments based only on the water color. Some waters do not change color and it is not always an indicator of whether energy is being produced The best indicator that may be found in the water after a treatment would be an oily substance located on the container at water level. It generally contains materials released from the outer layers of the skin. Another indicator after treatment can be found in the color change in the urine of the individual treated. Body function is increased which results in the darker coloring of the urine. A darker coloring of urine can also be seen after eating because the body is processing waste materials, after a treatment even though no food has been consumed the extra energy seems to activate waste product or toxin removal evident by it presence in the urine.
Colors and Objects in the Water

Many colors and objects appear in the water during IonCleanse sessions. There is a reaction between the toxins and the particles in the water, the salt added to the water, the metals in the array, and the acidity or alkalinity of the person being bathed. All of these combine to produce color, whether or not feet are in the water. The basic color produced by these reactions varies from one geographic area to another.

It is important to understand that the water will change color even if the unit is operating without feet in the water. The basic color change is a result of the reaction between all of the variables in the water and the array, as discussed above. This color change will vary in accordance with the toxic and chemical components of the water and air given a particular geographical area.

The toxins in our bodies will look the same as the toxins predominant in a specific area; however, there will be more toxic particles in the water with feet in it. You will also find that water-based toxins will not stick to the side of the bucket and array, whereas substances pulled from the body will form a sticky ring that must be removed with a detergent.

However, through many tests, we have found that the residue in the bucket is easily rinsed off if the unit operates without feet in the bucket. In addition, the residue produced while a person's feet are bathed has been found to stick to the bucket and cling to the array. The bucket will then require some type of scouring powder or soap in order to be thoroughly cleaned.

We have also found that a person's detoxification session will override the geographical toxicity of the water. Based on EAV (Electro Acupuncture by Voll) testing, the following table shows what we believe the colors in the water to represent:
Color or Particle Material or Area of the Body
Yellow-green Detoxifying from the kidney, bladder, urinary tract, Female/Prostate area
Orange Detoxifying from the Joints
Brown Detoxifying from the liver, tobacco, cellular debris
Black Detoxifying from the Liver
Dark Green Detoxifying from the Gallbladder
White Foam Detoxifying from the Lymphatic system
White Cheese-like Particles Most likely Yeast
Black Flecks Heavy metals
Red Flecks Blood clot material

The particles, fat, and mucous residues found in the water after bathing reflect the wastes that have left the body during the 20 to 30 minute session.

Your body may feel lighter after the first session. You may notice that you can think more clearly, have more energy and enjoy a greater sense of well-being.

The above photos show the results of independent IonCleanse sessions. The photo on the left shows the results after the unit was run for 30 minutes using only the array system. The photo on the right shows the results after the unit was run for 30 minutes using the array system, along with a person's feet submerged in the water for the entire session. The photo on the right shows that many more colors and solids are present as compare to the baseline session. Note: The unit was run for 15 minutes in the positive polarity, 10 minutes in the negative polarity, and 5 minutes in the positive polarity; plain tap water was used during both sessions.

We have also seen parasites, pinworms, and smelly purple mucous from people on dairy allergy medication. We have experienced various rancid odors which require an ionizer to neutralize.

Keeping yourself Hydrated

We have discussed how important the water is that we use in the Ioncleanse treatment, but what about the water in you? It's what you're mostly made of. Are you getting enough? The average person today does not drink enough water. You should drinking about 2.5 liters per day on average under normal conditions. When we talk about drinking water, we mean drinking water, not sodas, not coffee, not tea and not fruit juices, just plain old fashion water. All the above liquids do not count as part of your water intake. Even your current medical doctor is recommending that you drink more water particularly when you are dieting and before you eat meals. Drinking before eating helps the digestive system. Drinking lots of water over a period of time is going to hydrate the body correctly so you can start to build your energy level back up to its proper potential.

The correct daily intake of water is a very important part of the Ioncleanse treatment. For the Ioncleanse treatment to work at its best the body should be correctly hydrated. You will also probably need to increase your sea salt intake as well, your doctor or practitioner will be able to advise you about how much.

It is important you understand that the Ioncleanse treatment is about water and energy. If your body is not hydrated then you don't have the proper balance of water in your body. When you drink water and it gets absorbed into your body the water becomes like an electrolyte solution. The major part of your blood, the river of life that flows through you, is salty water. So correct hydration helps to ensure that the energy is going to flow to all parts of your body properly. Once again we use the example of a battery, if it needs topping up because it is only half full, what's the point in trying to charge it without the correct electrolyte level, and how effective is it going to be anyway? If your body runs out of water, you run out of life. So having the correct amount of water inside your body is just as important as the water used on the outside for the Ioncleanse treatment. Remember water is the creator and carrier of the body's energy, and the energy flows through the water. The two go hand in hand and so even if you can have access to more energy what is it going to flow through and where are you going to put it.? So prior to commencing an Ioncleanse treatment program you should have a daily intake of 2-3 liters of water. In some cases just drinking the water can better you health. With a properly hydrated body there's a much better chance of getting the full potential from an Ioncleanse treatment.


The Ioncleanse treatment only requires about 30 minutes of your time every two days. Setting up to receive the treatment and cleaning up afterwards takes less than 10 minutes. The Ioncleanse treatment is not painful, and is generally found to be relaxing while in progress. Remember it's just water so there are no nasty side effects by participating in an Ioncleanse treatment.

Footbath: In certain circumstances for problems with the legs, ankles and feet, the treatment method that should be tried first would be the footbath. Using the footbath makes the energy entry point the feet, with the energy then traveling up through the legs giving the feet, ankles and legs first access to the energy. The energy not utilized by the lower part of the body will then travel to the other parts of the body. The same applies to problems with the arms elbows and hands; try to make the problem area the entry point for the energy.

Morning or Evening: The time of day an Ioncleanse treatment is performed can be relevant to the individual. Because the energizing effect is generally relaxing some people may prefer to have a treatment in the morning while others may prefer the evening. Morning and evening treatments effect different people in different ways. Being energized can be a little like eating a meal because after a meal some people feel like resting while others feel energetic and are unable to rest. For the same reason some people shower in the morning while others prefer to shower before going to bed in the evening. The best way to find out what suits you is to try an ioncleanse treatment in the morning and the next time try one in the evening to see which suits you the most. If you take a treatment before going to bed in the evening and find you can not sleep you would be suited to morning treatments. If you find you sleep really well you should stay with the evening treatment.

No matter how you choose to use the Ioncleanse treatment the benefits of a natural energizing process are a wonderful feeling. Its all up to the individual to find out how the Ioncleanse treatment is going to effect them and what benefits they are going to experience. Try an Ioncleanse treatment and discover the feeling!

We proudly offer Microcurrent Therapy at our convenient location in Lakewood, CO. Electrical muscle stimulation is excellent for acute or chronic pain, as well as strains or sprains of the muscles, joints, and soft tissues of the spine and extremities.