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I bought a shower head containing tourmaline and germinium, which soften and purify the water. Is this correct?

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Do tourmaline and germinium soften water in a shower head?
asked Sep 25, 2016 by Ted Lord (120 points)

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I have seen these for sale. Not sure if they work or not and if its just a marketing ploy or actually does something. Tourmaline is piezoelectric so perhaps this can be effective in attracting impurities or particles, though I am someone skeptical of its effectiveness in showerheads.
answered Jan 5, 2017 by hershel (52,800 points)