If you’ve ever spent more than a few hours in a bathroom, you’ve probably been in the market for a mineral water treatment.
A lot of the time, you’ll find a product that promises to remove bacteria and contaminants from your water and cleanse your body.
But many people are sceptical.
Why would anyone want to spend money on this kind of treatment?
And is it really worth it?
The answer is a little bit of both.
How much do mineral water treatments cost?
What are the pros and cons of mineral water?
You can read more about these and other topics in our Water Guide.
The mineral water industry is based on the belief that water contains mineral salts and minerals, which make it more drinkable.
So when you tap into a tap you get a liquid that’s been filtered and disinfected, which then gives the water a taste.
It’s not the most expensive treatment you can buy, but it can save you money.
What you need to know about mineral water Treatments to remove toxins and bacteria How much does it cost?
Some mineral water products are sold as household cleaning and disinfection products, while others come in different flavours, including water that’s purified and then bottled.
The cost varies widely, from about $10 for a small batch of mineralised water to about $300 for a large bottle.
The brands you choose depend on how much water you use.
You can buy a range of mineralisation treatments at your local health club or health food shop.
You might also want to try out a water treatment called mineralising distilled water.
This is water that has been filtered, disinfected and purified to remove contaminants, and then distilled and bottled.
This type of treatment removes bacteria and toxins from water, so you won’t have to worry about the water smelling bad after you drink it.
What are some of the pros of mineralising bottled water?
The most important thing about mineralised bottled water is that it has been tested to remove harmful contaminants, says Professor Michael Smith, an environmental scientist at the University of Sydney.
So it doesn’t contain chemicals or harmful chemicals that are added to the water.
What do the chemicals in the mineralisation treatment actually do?
Some of the most common types of chemicals found in mineral water include benzene, arsenic, lead, and mercury.
These are commonly used in cleaning and other industries, but are often added to it.
But some minerals also contain natural chemicals that can be harmful if you eat them, according to the Food Standards Agency.
Some of these chemicals are also found in tap water.
There are also chemicals in some minerals, such as calcium carbonate, that can cause problems if you’re pregnant or breast-feeding.
If you have a water problem, such a treatment may help to remove the chemicals, but some water treatment companies will only recommend it if you do not have a problem with water, says Smith.
So, the best way to avoid a water-related problem is to drink clean, uncontaminated water and to use a water purifier.
The water treatment industry’s main concern is that a water filtration system that removes some chemicals from the water is more expensive than one that removes all of them, says Michael Smith.
If your water tastes too sweet, try adding a little baking soda to taste the mineral water instead.
What is a mineralised distilled water?
Some mineralised purified water comes in two main types: mineralised and distilled.
Both of these products have been approved by the Australian Drinking Water Regulatory Agency (ADWA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Some of them are bottled water and are sold in bottles or on the market.
Some people who use mineralised waters for drinking or cooking are also using distilled water as a treatment.
This water is made by heating mineralised filtered water to remove all of the contaminants.
However, many people prefer mineralised mineral water as it has no added chemicals, so it doesn, too.
Some other popular mineralised treatments include natural sweeteners, like vanilla extract, which is made from sugarcane or maple syrup, and caramel, which has caramel flavouring added.
How do you use a mineralising treatment?
In most cases, you’re going to be using a water filter.
But in some cases you’ll need to buy a mineralisation filtrator, which can help remove contaminants in the water, according the ADWA.
You’ll need a small bowl, about 2.5cm by 1cm (0.3 by 0.3in), and a large container with a glass filter attached.
The filtrier has a filter that helps remove the contaminants, so the water won’t taste bad.
To make sure your water is pure and free of harmful chemicals, you can test it with a sample of the water before you pour it into your drinking cup.
To do this, put a small amount of your favourite