Tuesday, June 13, 2006


By. Francisco Contreras, MD.
When most people hear the word ozone, they think of a protective layer of our atmosphere but aren't really sure what it is beyond that. Ozone is oxygen but with the molecular structure O 3 instead of O 2 . This additional molecule makes ozone a highly reactive oxidant. If inhaled, ozone can do some serious damage to our bodies. However, there is an application of this substance that is very therapeutic. But first, let's take a closer look at ozone.
In nature, ozone has a good side and a bad side. In the stratosphere, it acts as a shield, deflecting harmful UV irradiation. However, in the troposphere, ozone is a major component of the smog that harms humans, animals, and plants. When we breathe it, ozone can cause serious pulmonary and systemic side effects because it is such a powerful oxidant. a*
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