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How to recognize the physical crystalline change of minerals suspended in water

The change in water is not only indicated by oxygen bubbles in the bottle but also by crystalline changes to minerals suspended in water. This is best noticeable with "calciferous water". This not only relates to the amount of lime scale (or scale) but also to the total amount of dissolved salts/minerals that contribute to water hardness, e.g. magnesium and calcium. All these salts/minerals together constitute water hardness.

As you already know, lime precipitates when water is heated. It is deposited on the surrounding material and with time forms a hard lime scale coating (e.g. on heating elements in coffee machines, washing machines, kettles and pots, etc.).

You can easily test the change in minerals by heating water treated with Acqua 1 and observing the restructurization of clusters in the water.


  1. Take two pots.
  2. Pour 2 dl (decilitres) of untreated tap water into one pot and in the other pot pour 2 dl of water treated using Acqua 1 as described in the instructions for use.
  3. Heat the two pots and allow the two pots to boil for a few minutes.
  4. Untreated tap water

    Treated water with Acqua 1

  5. Pour all the boiled water from the two pots into two separate glasses and allow the two pots to cool down.
  6. Untreated tap water

    Treated water with Acqua 1

Then you will see the difference in the physical constitution of the minerals in the two water samples.

In one glass, you will very clearly notice an unsightly white deposit floating on the surface of the untreated water. When you run your finger along the base of the pot, no minerals will adhere to your finger. The lime has precipitated and with time. Mineral deposits adhere to the material and become lime scale.

There is no unappetizing white deposit in the glass containing the water treated with Acqua 1. The water is clean. When you run your finger along the bottom of the pot, you will feel the white deposits and a fine white non-adhesive film is left on your finger. The deposits left by the remaining dissolved lime are soft and do not form a crust.

This shows that lime scale crystallization has been transformed and has become a new, complex, fine coating of minerals.

The crystallization of the lime has changed. The lime is no longer capable of forming a hard coating on the material surface. The minerals now have a fine surface structure and can be easily rinsed out of the pot. They no longer adhere to the materials. The high bioavailability in the water means that minerals are much better adsorbed by the body. The water is much softer and no longer forms crusts. There is no more need to use chemicals to descale appliances that boil water. A little diluted vinegar is enough to remove the residue.

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