Metagenics pH Test
Test Strips for Acid/Alkaline Balance.
- To measure the acid/alkaline balance of urine.
- Accurate (to 0.5 pH units) and easy to use urine test providing results in seconds.
- Can be used in conjunction with CalmX or GTox Express.
To measure acid/alkaline balance: Metagenics pH test kit is an easy to use and accurate urinary test kit to measure the acid/alkaline balance of your patients' urine. A colour comparison chart is provided on the bottle for easy reference, ranging from 4.0 to 8.5 (Figure One).
A 2007 review study has shown 4-8 g of potassium citrate per day to assist urinary alkalisation and reduce acidity over 2 weeks. Potassium citrate was shown to assist in urinary alkalisation by significantly reducing urinary calcium excretion and increasing urinary citrate excretion.1
Can be used in conjunction with CalmX or G-Tox Express: Metagenics CalmX provides 4 g of potassium citrate per day, alongside 700 mg of magnesium. Metagenics G-Tox Express also contains potassium citrate at 4 g of potassium citrate per day. GTox Express is part of the Metagenics Integrated Detoxification Program.
Figure One: Urinary pH ranges.
Step 1: Dip the indicator patches into fluid stream or still fluid for 1-3 seconds.
Step 2: Holding the bottle upright, horizontally align the indicator patches with the colour chart, holding the strip handle to the right of the chart.
Step 3: Match the indicator patches to the colour chart. The number to the right of the row is the pH level.
For consistent results use in the morning.