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Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry, 2022, 3(2); doi: 10.25236/AJMC.2022.030205.

Hydrogen reductant waters: antioxidant characterization


Chung-Hsing Chao

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Chung-Hsing Chao

Department of Intelligent Vehicles and Energy, Minth University of Science and Technology, Hsinchu, Taiwan


Nearly 21% of oxygen in the atmosphere enables all air-breathing life on Earth to produce energy from food. By oxidizing carbon compounds, active oxygen species are produced that are at risk of oxidative damage both externally and internally. 71% of the Earth's surface is covered by water, a compound of reductant (H) and oxidant (O). As hydrogen, oxygen, and water are all involved in the metabolism of redox reactions in vivo, it is not surprising that they exert a biological effect! The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-apoptotic effects of hydrogen have recently been discovered by scientists. This study compared hydrogen therapy with three different delivery methods, including inhalation of hydrogen gas, oral hydrogen water, and injection of hydrogen saturated saline. Using magnesium hydride hydrolysis to produce hydrogen-water, the hydrogen-dissolving capacity of water can be increased by two times. Hydrogen-reduced water can be produced in-situ using this method because its antioxidant properties cannot be stored.


Oral hydrogen-dissolving water, Hydrogen gas inhalation, Hydrogen-saturated saline injection

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Chung-Hsing Chao. Hydrogen reductant waters: antioxidant characterization. Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry (2022) Vol. 3, Issue 2: 31-36. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMC.2022.030205.


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