Colloidal Silver

Colloidal Silver Benefits

Colloidal silver is a health supplement that is created by immersing tiny particles of silver in a colloidal base solution. It is consumed by those who would like to stave off such serious health ailments as cancer, AIDS and herpes. Silver is thought to make the immune system more active and thereby more effective at fending off disease. It is most commonly available in a liquid form that is dispensed with a dropper. Clear or pale yellow colloidal silver is the best as the particle size affects the colour of the solution and the larger particles produce a darker coloured liquid but they aren't easily absorbed by the body.

History of Use

Before the invention of antibacterial soap, colloidal silver was used as a disinfectant. It is still most commonly used to kill bacteria. Silver is effective at both preventing and combating bacterial illnesses and infections because it does not corrode. In ancient times silver was used in wound dressings and it was frequently used for the same purposes in America following the Civil War. It is also why churches use silver chalices in Communion to stop disease spreading through the congregation. Silver fell out of favor with the advent of regulated synthesized medications but has become popular again along with lifestyle trends that promote natural organic food.

Blue Bloods

Even thousands of years ago, Ancient Greeks realised that the rich families who ate, drank and stored food in silverware were much less likely to be ill than the commoners who ate from ceramics and used iron utensils. The rich people developed a slight blue tinge to their skin from years of silver ingestion, hence the term Blue Bloods was born. (This wasn't the only reason they were called Blue Bloods. It was also as they mostly avoided working outdoors in the fields, and they tended to marry within their own social group, so they maintained their very pale skin and hence their veins appeared blue through their skin. Blood is not actually blue, although it does become a deeper maroon colour when it has given most of its oxygen to the body and is travelling back to the lungs and heart in veins, compared to the bright red colour of blood in arteries fresh from the lungs and full of oxygen. But blood is never actually blue, it simply appears that way with mostly pale skinned people due to the absorption of light by the blood, reflection of light by the skin, as well as colour perception. It is actually surprisingly complex to explain exactly why we observe veins to be blue in pale skinned people!).

How it Works

Proponents of colloidal silver claim that it is effective against every virus and illness and that it has never reacted dangerously with other medications. Scientific studies have shown that pure silver quickly kills bacteria. It even kills the super-bacteria that evolve after conventional disinfecting agents kill the weak strains of bacteria. Silver acts as a catalyst and disables an enzyme that facilitates actions inside cells. It is not consumed in the process so it is available to keep working again and again. The enzyme silver destroys is required by anaerobic bacteria, viruses, yeast and molds. (Unfriendly bacteria tend to be anaerobic and friendly bacteria aerobic). This is the action that destroys pathogens. It stops them from using the body's own cells as vehicles for replication. Colloidal silver creates an environment that makes it impossible for pathogens to survive and multiply.

Since it is not designed to combat a specific pathogen but rather works against the very nature of their life cycles, it is an effective preventative agent against all illnesses caused by all pathogens including future mutations. There is no known disease-causing organism that can live in the presence of even minute traces of colloidal silver. Laboratory tests show that anaerobic bacteria, virus, and fungus organisms are all killed within minutes of contact. Parasites are also killed whilst still in their egg stage. Colloidal Silver is effective against infections, colds, influenza, fermentation and parasitic infestations.

Colloidal Silver is touted as a treatment for HIV and AIDS. These claims have not been recognized by the medical community but there is no denying the lengthy survival rates of some AIDS patients who swear by colloidal silver.

The same mechanism that hinders the replication of pathogens also seems to prevent the body from developing cancer. Cancerous tumors form when the cells' internal regulators stop working. The cells divide at a rate that outstrips the body's need for them. Colloidal silver recalibrates cells' rates of division.

When colloidal silver is used as a broad-spectrum viral and bacterial preventative it may cure other seemingly unrelated ailments. People who have sustained severe burns can use colloidal silver to promote healthy cell growth and fend off infections. It reduces the appearance of acne that is bacterial in origin. It helps maintain a healthy digestive environment and it maximizes the amount of nutrients that the body is able to extract from food. Colloidal silver makes it impossible for parasites to flourish and lay their eggs.

Colloidal Silver is also effective as a digestive aid when taken with meals as it stops fermentation of food in the stomach and intestines. Fermentation can occur if food sits there for too long and this can lead gas, bloating, pain, indigestion and reflux, so taking silver can help avoid all these unpleasant symptoms which a lot of people suffer with after meals.

Silver has also been known to destroy water-borne parasites and to filter out impurities.

How to Use

People who use colloidal silver tend to develop their own ways of maximizing its efficacy. People who suffer from conjunctivitis sometimes drop it directly into their eyes several times every day. Throat problems are treated by gargling colloidal silver. The most common way to ingest it is to mix three or four drops into a large glass of water.

Side Effects

All of these positive claims considered, colloidal silver is still ignored by the medical community at large. Scientifically speaking, the human body has no essential need for silver. Someone who is overzealous in his consumption may experience a buildup of the metal in his organs. The most common negative side effect of colloidal silver is a condition called argyria. It causes the skin and eyes to permanently become gray but it does not otherwise affect one's health. It is claimed that silver does not interact with other drugs or herbs.

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Terry Rogers 's avatar  Terry Rogers 22/11/2013 07:10

I just tried it about 3 days ago. I have chronic sinusitis, and about 2 or 3 times a year I have to be on antibiotics. Had 2 surgeries on my sinuses.

And my severe headaches never went away. Even when I felt good I felt bad. 800 mgs of Ibuprofen would not even touch my severe head aches.

I had heard of Colloidal silver years ago, but was afraid of it, as so many doctors say it can turn your face blue etc.

So after years of pain, and constant sinus infections, I decided to try it. Well after two days of putting drops in each nostril I no longer have sinus infection! I cancelled my Dr appointment to be put on antibiotics yet again.
These last two days I felt well and good enough to start again my daily 5 mile walks.

No matter what people say about this stuff. I know for myself that this stuff worked for me.

Thank God for collidal silver.

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Debbie Price 's avatar  Debbie Price 01/06/2015 10:15

It is actually quite difficult to make your own good quality silver....... I wouldn't attempt it personally. I buy a good quality one. 25ppm from They ship abroad. I've been using it myself and for my dogs and cats for several years now......... It is the most brilliant stuff!! Do your research. We are becoming resistant to antibiotics. The reasons, Doctors don't know about it. Is, because they are 'close minded'. And the pharma industry make millions from antibiotics. Which, often don't work. Or, you are given a repeat prescription.............. Colloidal silver DOES work. Anyone can use it. Even babies.

Cynthia Shaulis 's avatar  Cynthia Shaulis 12/05/2015 12:24

In March of this year I got came down with a very very sore throat. It was so bad I stopped eating and drinking except lemon ginger tea and as much water as I could force down my throat. I was feeling obviously because I had not much. I couldn't swallow without extreme pain and had trouble sleeping because of the discomfort. I tried every home remedy (sucking on garlic- yes ewwww-, oregano oil, apple cider vinegar.. you name it) anything I could find because I am not a fan on antibiotics. On the fifth really bad day I woke up at 5am in extreme pain with white veins through the back of my throat (though internet searching I found that is generally a sure sign of strep throat). Emergicare didn't open until 9am. I forced myself to drink a full glass of silver that my sister had made with her in-home machine in a desperate attempt to help healing begin. I waited 3 hours to be seen by a Dr. who did a quick test for strep which came back negative. The Dr. said the test is 95% accurate but after I insisted agreed to send a culture test to the lab. He prescribed me ibuprofen and sent me on my miserable way. I was beginning to feel better and decided to continue to self treat with natural remedies. At home I drank another glass of silver water and felt better by the hour. By that night I was ready to eat food again. Four days (yes 4 days) later the Dr. called back to say the culture test came back positive and he would prescribe me penicillin.. By then I felt 100% better thanks to silver water! I beat the strep throat and never even picked up the antibiotics from the pharmacy.
It may not work for everyone or everything but I'm a huge fan of silver water!

precicio 's avatar  precicio 21/03/2015 04:22

I have used Colloidal Silver Atom products for over 5 years and am quite amazed at how fast they brings results. Colloidal Silver is very, very powerful. The smaller the particle size the easier it will penetrate a pathogen. Atom particles of silver are the smallest size achievable to date and you can usually find the colloidal silver ranging on the Low End of 50 PPM, and the mid range 11000 to 2000 PPM and on the High End you can buy it 3000 to 18000 PPM. Bear in mind its Atom size particles trillions of times smaller than a nano gram. Because there are no chemicals ever used, you have pure colloidal silver. Nothing can match the penetrating power of the atom.

denise  's avatar  denise  06/03/2015 18:51

i use a super strength of colloidal silver i had swine flu 5 years ago i felt at death door nothing would shift the terrible cough i had for weeks no antibiotics touched then i took the silver it was miraculous the first night i took woke up every thing left my body the weeks of coughing just vanished. then this year came down with flu plus viral pleurisy it was horrendous 2 lots of antibiotic no change ordered some super silver. of a friend i dont no why his seems more powerful than my own. but the day it arrived again took it before bed and worked like nothing else on this earth. then i discovered why i always picked up every thing going about i was missing out on vital nutrient my immune system was sick and years of antibiotic killed of my good bacteria needed to help fight bacteria so i started on acidophilus live cultures. 2 grams of vitamin c with msm nutrient the best kept secret for seventy years this stuff is good magnesium chloride multi vitamin with minerals flaxseed oil and ginseng super charges the immune system plus one drop in a bit of water my super silver solution and never felt so healthy n fit ive always taken vitamins but missed the vital ones denise

Kozan 's avatar  Kozan 10/02/2015 19:59

It works for flu.

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