Brands of bottled alkaline water include Essentia water, Affinity’s alkalized water, Alka-Pure Natural alkaline wellness water, Alka Power alkaline water, Nordenauer, Evamor Natural alkaline artesian water, Akasha Premium pH 10.0, Neo water and Voss. Alkaline water is promoted for its ability to re-establish healthy pH levels in the body.
Reported benefits of alkaline water include easing heartburn, improving blood pressure, treating hives caused by an allergic reaction to food or medicine, preventing kidney stones and helping with weight loss. The body works to preserve a narrow pH range in the blood and tissues from 7.30 to 7.45. When the pH of the body becomes too acidic, the body experiences low energy, fatigue, excess weight, poor digestion, and aches and pains, as well as occasional serious disorders. Most brands of bottled alkaline water have a pH between 9 and 10.