from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make alkaline.
- intransitive v. To become an alkali.
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- v. To cause to become more basic and less acidic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To render alkaline; to communicate the properties of an alkali to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To change into an alkali; communicate the properties of an alkali to; alkalify. Also spelled alkalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. turn basic and less acidic
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I have found that it is helpful for me to eat an early dinner, go to bed early, sleep in a quiet and dark room, refrain from drinking caffeine or alcohol, control my blood sugar levels, and focus on eating foods that alkalize my body.
One of the surest steps to better skin and vitality is to alkalize your body pH.
These are the magnetized and alkalizing sink, shower, and portable, high-end, water filters that increase water absorption and alkalize the body.
String beans bulk or juice: rich in potassium, help restore deficient pancreas exhausted by excess demand for insulin and other enzymes; alkalize the pancreas; as bulk, steam lightly; as juice, extract raw, 1 pint daily; may be mixed with carrot juice for flavor.
They also alkalize the digestive tract and bloodstream, a highly desirable benefit in this day of chronic acidosis.
Carrot and dandelion juice: raw dandelion juice counteracts blood acidosis and helps alkalize the entire system, with particular affinity for the lungs; 4 oz with 10 oz carrot juice, 1-2 pints daily.
It also helps alkalize the bloodstream, which in cases of toxemia is always highly acidic.
Molasses: rich in organic iron and copper, as well as potassium, all of which alkalize the bloodstream and build strong blood plasma, which in turn benefits the heart tissues; 2 tbsp in warm water, twice daily.
We had, at Cape Evans, a salt of sodium to be used to alkalize the blood as an experiment, if necessity arose.
Crushed oyster shells neutralize acid soil and alkalize neutral soil.