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Name: Mavie M.
Status: other
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
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Date: 2000-2001

Can you tell me if there are any physiological benefits to drinking magnetized water, and if there are benefits, what are they? Can it effect other animals or plants?

If the water has no minerals which have a magnetic component, either ferromagnetic, paramagnetic or diamagnetic. Then there is no effect at all. If minerals are present in water-they might align in small clusters or submicron scale particles. I do not know of any physiological effects.

Harold Myron

Despite advertisements on late-night television, I have encountered no evidence that exposing water to a magnetic field for a brief period of time affects its properties in any way. There is no mechanism known to physics to expect there to be any effect, either.

When water is placed in a very strong magnetic field, the spins of its protons become very slightly magnetically aligned. This effect is extremely small in all magnetic fields that can now be produced, and the protons lose their alignment within seconds of removing the magnetic field.

Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Director
PG Research Foundation, Darien, Illinois

I hate to be a nay-sayer but I have little doubt that "magnetized water" has no effect on one's health.


I know of no way that a magnet would interact with water, or change its properties in any way at all.

Vince Calder

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