from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chemical agent which tends to render alkaline.
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- n. an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
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Here it's an alkalizer that boosts the pH toward bleachlike levels and swells the hair's outer layer so the color can penetrate more fully.
• Carrot juice is a rich vitamin and mineral source and an alkalizer.
Lemon: raw lemon juice diluted with warm distilled water is an excellent all-around alkalizer and mucus dissolver, but only when taken without sugar; though acidic in the natural state, lemon juice has strong alkalizing properties in the stomach and bloodstream.
This is a great alkalizer for the body, which will keep your PH balanced, so it's a fantastic thing to drink first thing in the morning.
½ lemon, scrubbed but not peeled body alkalizer, bioflavonoid-rich