What is Cellular Transport Technology™?

Based on science pioneered by the World Health Organization, Liquid I.V.’s Cellular Transport Technology (CTT)™ uses a specific ratio of potassium, sodium, and glucose to deliver water and other key nutrients directly to your bloodstream, hydrating you faster and more efficiently than water alone.



The specific ratio of electrolytes used in CTT creates an osmotic force that allows water to be absorbed in the upper digestive tract. Typically, fluids pass through the entire digestive system, losing water and vital nutrients along the way before being absorbed into the bloodstream. Think of Cellular Transport Technology as an expedited water delivery system in your body. The result: rapid hydration and a wholesome feeling for you.


How Does CTT Work?

“The discovery that sodium transport and glucose transport are coupled in the small intestine so that glucose accelerates absorption of solute and water is potentially the most important medical advance this century.” - The Lancet, British Medical Journal, 5th August 1978

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The body loses these precious electrolytes through sweat. Sodium is one of the essential ingredients in Cellular Transport Technology (CTT). When combined with sugar at the correct ratio, it accelerates the absorption of solute and water into the bloodstream. The premium salt used in Liquid I.V. comes from mines in the United States.


A necessary component of Cellular Transport Technology (CTT). When combined with salt at the correct ratio, it accelerates the absorption of solute and water into the bloodstream. The premium sugar used in Liquid I.V. comes from White Sugar Beets and is strictly for function, not taste.


Liquid I.V. contains as much Potassium as a banana. Potassium is an essential component of Cellular Transport Technology (CTT). This electrolyte maintains a proper fluid balance in the body and helps carry nutrients to the bloodstream. Potassium can also help prevent muscle cramps and improve bone health.


Stevia is a natural sweetening ingredient extracted from the stevia leaf and used in powder or liquid form. Stevia leaf is roughly 40 times sweeter than sugar. Liquid I.V. utilizes the natural sweetener to create a great tasting, healthy product. Stevia contains zero calories and has been used for centuries.

VITAMIN C, B3, B5, B6, and B12

Liquid I.V. has more Vitamin C than an orange. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that is needed for growth and repair of tissues in all parts of the human body. Additionally, it is known to significantly improve immune function and reduce the duration and severity of colds. The B Vitamins in Liquid I.V. help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel.


Water makes up about 2/3 of who we are and influences 100% of the processes in our body. When mixed with water, Liquid I.V. allows water and other key nutrients to absorb faster and more efficiently into the bloodstream for optimal hydration.


Liquid I.V. is based on the science of Oral Rehydration Therapy, a specific combination of electrolytes, glucose, and water known to combat the extremely undesirable effects of dehydration. This precise ratio of ingredients is rapidly absorbed into the body and enters the bloodstream 2-3x faster than plain water. This breakthrough in hydration science is considered to be one of the greatest medical advances of the last century.

5 Essential Vitamins

Liquid I.V. contains 5 essential vitamins that replenish and restore the body’s normal vitamin levels for a healthy recovery. This powerful formula includes 110% daily value of vitamins C, B3, B5, B6, and B12. The healthy ingredients in Liquid I.V. combat the negative effects of dehydration caused by intense physical exertion, active lifestyles, jet lag, and even alcohol consumption. This is why we like to call it our “IV in a packet.”

Healthy Hydration

Liquid I.V. contains no preservatives, artificial flavors, artificial sweeteners or artificial colors. With more than 3 times the electrolytes of traditional sports drinks and less than half the sugar & calories, Liquid I.V. is the future of healthy hydration.

Meet Our Medical Director

Dr. Brad Thomas is a championship paddleboarder and world-renowned orthopedic surgeon who has enjoyed a lifelong obsession with sports — especially surfing, his passion since he was a young boy growing up in Southern California. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Southern California and went on to complete a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. In 2008, Dr. Thomas cofounded Beach Cities Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, a practice in the South Bay region of California. Today he is a certified Sports Medicine Specialist who specializes in the treatment of knee, shoulder and elbow problems related to sports injuries, overuse and arthritic conditions, using minimally invasive surgical techniques.

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