Applications of Ozone for Domestic Use
Ozone has varied applications and diverse uses.
But when it comes to home application, Ozone has several options to be inserted in our domestic use, cleaning, hygiene, consumption, oils, gels, cooking, etc.
Curious about in how many ways can you use Ozone at your own house? Just scroll down to find out!
Ozone is one of the most powerful oxidants and it can be used in any case where an effective oxidizing action is required on natural, organic, inorganic, mineral, biological, gaseous, liquid or solid substances: disinfection, pollutants removal with biodegradability increase, discoloration, reduction in toxicity, degradation of specific compounds (from water, air, surface…), conversion and purification of products, therapy purpose and much more applications.
At home there are numerous applications where we can use ozone, drastically reducing the consumption of chemicals and gaining numerous health and wellness benefits.
Applications at Home
► Drinking Water
Water ozonization allows the water purification, killing bacteria and virus, without adding any chemicals. Water ozonization does not change the water pH.
Drinking ozonated water will improve health, reduces inflammations, fights cancer, detoxes the body, improves digestion, and much more.
Drinking ozonated water daily is a source of health and well-being, that will detoxify your body thus helping to create body defenses and fighting diseases.
► Washing Vegetables
Ozone will remove virus and bacteria from fresh fruit and vegetables. The use of ozonated water to wash your fresh fruits and vegetables can produce a reduction of more than 99.99% in such food-borne microorganisms as salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter and many others.
More than remove bacteria and virus, Ozone can be used to remove pesticide residues from fruits and vegetables making them healthier.
More than remove microorganisms, ozone will improve the storage and preservation.
► Food Preparation
Ozone has been used over time in food preparation and preservation (preservative in refrigerated meats and preventing yeast growth in fruit).
Ozone is known as a broad spectrum biocide against viruses, bacteria, biofilms, fungi and protozoa – none of which can create a tolerance to ozone because ozone disinfects by oxidation processes.
The use of ozonated water to wash, prepare and cook food will help to eliminate the spread of bacteria and fungi, thus, will make your life much healthier.
► Olive Oil
Combining its bactericidal, healing and regenerating power, ozonated olive oil has many benefits for the skin and is widely used in ozone therapy.
Some of the benefits of ozonated olive oil are: Stimulation of growth for skin cells; Reduces swelling and redness; Cleans and sterilizes the epidermis; Good for removing makeup; Aids in healing processes and reduces scarring; Cellulite Reduction; Insect bites and stings; Promotes healthy skin conditions.
► Body Oils
Ozonated oils are used in many diseases such as joint and skin pathologies especially, such as ozonated oil, the use of ozonated body oils has numerous benefits for treating skin problems by combining the benefits of the original oil with the benefits of ozone.
Having the possibility of ozonating your favorite oil at home and using the real benefits of ozone just in time is something that is only within reach of some people.
► Shower Gel & Shampoo
Ozone improves blood circulation and eliminates any microbial infection present on the skin, scalp and hair. Ozonated shampoo in contact with the roots of hair strands, will rejuvenate and strengthen the hair follicles to strengthen and nourish the hair and scalp.
The same happens when ozonated shower gels get in contact with the skin, they will eliminate bacteria, fungi and viruses, eliminating infections and providing cellular restructuring and maintenance of healthy skin.
► Clean Toothbrush
In addition to viruses and bacteria from brushing, normally the toothbrushes will accumulate the viruses and bacteria present in the toilet air.
Washing the toothbrushes with ozonated water will eliminate these viruses and bacteria, guaranteeing their total disinfection. Rinsing your mouth with ozonated water promotes the health of your teeth and gums, guaranteeing a total disinfection without the use of chemicals, in order to maintain a healthy mouth.
► Intimate Hygiene
The usage of simple shower gels and soap for the intimate hygiene can lead to higher risks because of the use of chemicals. Ozone has strong antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antimicrobial and anti-parasitic properties.
Doing an intimate hygiene with ozonated water will prevent against Candida albicans or Enterococcus faecalis. Ozonized water also helps in the prevention and treatment of athlete’s foot, nail fungus or wounds (common in diabetic foot).
Water ozonization allows the water purification, killing bacteria and virus, without adding any chemicals.
Using ozonized water to sterilize accessories such as baby bottles, pacifiers, bottles, among others, it becomes a more efficient, practical and safe process.
Washing and disinfecting (sterilizing) wounds or infected areas is also one of the benefits of using ozonated water. Ozonated water will reduce inflammation, and disinfect safely.
► Air Purification
Although it is not recommended to breathe the ozone gas in high concentrations and for long periods, ozone guarantees safe and 100% natural air purification, provided that the recommendations are respected.
Ozone will eliminate the viruses and bacteria present in the air responsible for transmitting diseases and bad odors, thus allowing healthier air and free of the so common bacteria and viruses, without resorting to chemicals, with a domestic ozone machine being the ideal solution to your home.
► Washing Machine
Residual detergent that remains in fabrics may cause health-related concerns as irritation and allergy. Ozone used in laundry will kill microorganisms found in dirty laundry and does so approximately 3,000 times faster than bleach.
The use of ozone in washing machines allows a drastic reduction in the use of hot water, as well as the amount of cleaning chemicals used, giving rise to whiter, softer, sanitized, fresher and longer-lasting clothes, resulting in huge savings both in cleaning products and in the consumption of hot water.
► House Cleaning
Ozone is 200 times stronger than chlorine and is effective in destroying organic contaminants, pathogens, and a variety of inorganic materials, such as suntan lotions, oils, and cosmetics, even chlorine resistant microorganisms, such as Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia.
Ozone is a cost-effective sanitizer – reduce the need for repeated chemical purchase costs, dosing costs and water turn rates. Solution Ozone’s equipment has the ability to produce a highly dissolved concentration of ozone in the air or water.
► Pet’s Odor
Even loving pets, many people cannot live with the odors they generate at home, and these kind of odors penetrate furniture, carpets, bedding, and even cling to walls and ceilings. Treating your home with ozone is very effective to remove odors from pets because it attacks these odors at their source.
When ozone circulates throughout the facility, it oxidizes pet odors wherever it is in contact with them, as it is a very active molecule that will follow the odors of animals, eradicating odors from carpets, cabinets, furniture and upholstered and even inside air conditioning ducts.
► Remove Smoke
The cigarette stench remains for a long time after the smoke has disappeared because it penetrates tissues, water-based paint and other materials. Ozone treatments are one of the best tools to remove odor caused by smoke damage.
A domestic Ozone system removes odors by chemically altering the structure of the molecules in the smoke that is creating the smell. The extra oxygen atom binds to other molecules to create a new molecule that is non-offensive – and not smelly – in a process called oxidation. As a gas, ozone can be cleaned wherever air can flow.
► Bad Odors
Adults can distinguish up to 10,000 different smells. There are some terrible smells out there and there are many ways to remove them.
Ozone removes all sorts of odors, it can remove curry smells, stinky smells, smoke smells and can even be used for mold and mildew removal . Bacteria are what cause those offensive odors you might smell around your home.
A domestic Ozone generator removes odor by destroying the molecules, bacteria, and spores that cause bad odors.
► … And Much More
Ozone has a half-life of only a few minutes, so after it has its purified action, any remaining molecules break down into standard oxygen, that creates an environment that is highly oxygenated.
Improving air quality, ozonating water, oils or daily products, you will be able to improve your health and well-being naturally, reducing the chemical use.
Understanding the properties of ozone and respecting the safety conditions, there are numerous uses that can be made for domestic ozone.
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