thrives in acidic. I am taking greens as well as the candida diet, to help make my system more alkaline. I have a friend who swears on ionized water, that it is a huge factor in converting your ph babalnce. I however don’t have the money to invest in that kind of filter, so sticking with the greens. Had massage therapist and nutritionist also tell me to tkae greens to make more alkaline system to help get rid of the candida.