Parasites prefer acidic environment. They replicate faster when our pH falls below 7.41 for the blood. In fact, all cancer patients are grossly acidic and the continued use of chemotherapy may not be in their best interest.
Empirically, there’s a reason why we vomit when we have too much liquor the night before, especially with an empty stomach. That is acidity shooting up to the point that the whole system just can’t take it anymore.
So, why should we take substances that the body itself refuses to accept?