What is Hydrogen?
From the school chemistry course, we know that hydrogen is the chemical element with the symbol “H” and atomic number 1. With just one proton and one electron, it is the most common element, making up 75% of the mass of the entire universe. “H” represents a single hydrogen atom which exists only on paper but is not found anywhere because it combines with another hydrogen atom to form a hydrogen molecule (H2). Hydrogen is the smallest, about half the size of oxygen, and simplest element in Universe. At the same time importance of hydrogen in various chemical processes, including for human’s health, is very high. Due to its small size (about half size of the oxygen), it has a high level of bioavailability. Molecule of Hydrogen can rapidly diffuse deep into all the human body cells and mitochondria, as well as easily pass through the blood brain barrier.
Why is this so important and what does it mean to you?
Scientific researchers tell us, “Molecular hydrogen is extremely unique since it has the capability to act at the cellular level. Hydrogen is qualified to cross the blood brain barrier, to enter the mitochondria, and even has the ability to translocate to the nucleus under certain conditions. Once in these ideal locations of the cell, previous studies have shown that hydrogen exerts on antioxidant, anti-apoptotic, anti-inflammatory, and cytoprotective properties that are beneficial to the cell”.
Interestingly, water, which is essential to life, is formed by the combination of oxygen (a powerful oxidizer) and hydrogen (a powerful reducer). Therefore molecule of hydrogen has high-powered therapeutic potential. Hydrogen is a novel and innovative therapeutic tool and can be used like intravenous vitamin C therapy and can be used in a daily basis by drinking Hydrogen Rich Water. The undeniable advantage, as mentioned above, is the size of the hydrogen molecule.It can easily penetrate human cells and mitochondria.
Each sip of Hydrogen Rich Water will fill your bodies with trillions of hydrogen molecules. As a natural antioxidant, molecular hydrogen successfully effective molecule to scavenger or pair up with toxic hydroxyl radicals and neutralizes them. The overabundance of toxic free radicals leads to accelerated aging and a number of serious diseases. For example, antioxidants, derived from vitamins and food can not cover the entire body due to the larger size, and therefore their effectiveness is much lower.
Hydrogen therapy is safe as there is no upper limit of use. The more water you drink infused with hydrogen the better, especially if you have late stage cancer and need to turn things around quickly.
There is no toxicity of Molecular Hydrogen (H2) because the byproduct of the free-radical neutralizing reaction is water. Each molecule of H2 will neutralize to hydroxyl radicals into two molecules of H2O hydrating your cells which has only positive effect. That water will be flushed out of the body with urine and sweat.
This fact indicates that there is no side effect and no restrictions on consumption of plenty of water enriched with hydrogen for people at any age including infants, children, pregnant women and elderlies.
Read more about Hydrogen in BioMed Central journal: “The evolution of molecular hydrogen: a noteworthy potential therapy with clinical significance”.