What Is A Water Ionizer And How Does It Compare To The Zazen Alkaline Water System?

The key differences between water Ionizers and the zazen Alkaline Water System are purpose and philosophy.

 We have outlined an easy comparison table for your reference:

zazen Water System

Water Ionizer

Price Range $495 - $645 (Glass tank) Price Range $599 - $4000+
No plumbing, No electricity Plumbing & Electricity Required
State-of-the-Art 10 Stage Filtration Process  Electrolysis, Not a Filtration Process
Balanced Range of Alkaline Minerals - (natural Mineral Stones) Does not have a balanced range of minerals
pH between 7.4 – 8.5 (ideal for peak cellular hydration) Dial up or down the pH (9.0-11.0)
Restores natural properties of water Splits/fractures the water molecule
NO water wasted – natural process At least 1/3 - 1/2 water wasted – Acid / Alkaline
Ideal for Cellular Hydration Not ideal for Cellular Hydration (alkalosis)
Easy and simply to maintain and install 30 day regular cleaning required – High overhead and maintenance needed

How does an Electronic Water Ionizer work?

Electronic Water Ionizers work by splitting or fracturing the water and separating acidic water (pH below 7) and alkaline water (pH above 7). They have a high pH reading (can be up to 11) with the option to dial up or down the pH level.

They were used in hospitals over 30 years ago to help chronically ill patients increase body alkalinity by drinking extremely high alkaline water (9 – 11+ pH). Chronically ill patents have highly acidic bodies.

The sole purpose of water Ionizers was to create extremely high alkaline water – they were not designed to filter your water or rebalance your water nor were they designed to give you a balanced hydrating water. Simply they were designed for high alkaline water production.


Too alkaline can be just as bad as too acidic.

In a healthy person, the body is always looking to maintain homeostasis or balance – our measuring stick for this is human blood which sits at around 7.369 pH – only slightly alkaline. If a healthy person continuously drinks high alkaline water 9 – 11+ pH this will cause an imbalance in the body and can result in an over-alkaline body – a condition called alkalosis.

Ionizers were never designed for water that hydrates you at a cellular level!

 Did you know that for every 2 litres of water you create with an ionizer there is approximately 1 litre of waste (acidic water) created you cannot drink!

zazen Water is designed for optimum hydration and is the perfect balance!

What is the purpose of the zazen Alkaline Water System?

For water to be used as a nutrient in your body and increase your wellbeing, energy and vitality, it must hydrate you at a cellular level – for that to happen it needs to be:

  • Filtered (cleaned of toxins, bad bacteria and chemicals) – so you body is not the filter!
  • Mineral and electrolyte rich – essential for optimum hydration.
  • Mildly Alkaline – ideal for health, detox and longevity.
  • Naturally energized – full of healthy electrolytes for vitality.
  • In smaller water clusters for cellular hydration – the zazen Magnetic Tap restructures and magnetizes the water (just as spring water is exposed to the earth’s magnetic energy) to create a free flowing hexagonal structure and also breaks down the size of water clusters for faster, immediate cellular hydration.

How it Works

When water has the properties listed above it can effectively get into your cells, bringing vital nutrients with it and flushing out acidic waste and toxins. This ensures the body is being hydrated on a cellular level (the purpose of the zazen Alkaline Water System), and this is why peak cellular hydration is critical to the prevention of and recovery from illness and disease.

The zazen Water System is designed for peak cellular hydration and emulates Mother Nature’s water cycle, creating great tasting Alkaline Mineral Water naturally. Children especially love to drink it!

zazen Water Philosophy: Emulating Mother Nature's Water Cycle

Underpinning zazen Water is a philosophy that drives and directs our product design and it comes from a holistic view surrounding health and wellbeing, and the understanding of the foundational role that water plays in any wellness strategy. This philosophy pushed us further in our research and education to find a water filter that would support optimum wellness. Where East meets West is where the zazen Alkaline Water System was born.

As it travels through the earth, filtering through natural sand, soil and mineral deposits, water in nature sheds toxins and picks up minerals and magnetic energy from mother earth and far infra-red energy from the sun, and its structure changes and adapts. By the time it bubbles from a spring and flows down a stream, water contains important properties that are essential for our hydration, essential for life!

At zazen Water, we don’t expose water to artificial currents (splitting the water) like ionizers, we do not put water under pressure like undersink filters, and we don’t do half the job. In collaboration with leading scientists from both the East and the West, and using state-of-the-art technologies, the zazen Alkaline Water System 10-Stage Advanced Filtration Process mimics Mother Nature’s water cycle, providing you with mineral water in an ideal state to hydrate your body. Cellular hydration is a core strategy for the prevention of and recovery from illness and disease. When you start drinking zazen Water and your body becomes hydrated at a cellular level, your cells release stored toxins which your body then works to remove as waste.

Click here to read The Facts on the zazen Alkaline Water System.