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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.




Has Colloidal Silver worked for you?

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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.

mds 's avatar  mds 19/01/2013 17:42

I worked in microbiology in a lab and a friend of mine who just happened to be an eye Dr. referred silver water to me that he made with his own generator. He told me he used it to treat a dogs eye (the dog was so bad that he had only a day or so left, the infection was going to reach his brain) he drenched his eye with the sw and put a patch that was also soaked and covered it with a dark patch (silver water is light sensitive) and gave sw to him orally about 8 oz. The next day the swelling was down noticeably...treatment with sw was continued and within a week dog was from being on his death bed to normal. I then took it to my lab and tested it with our qc and with out writting a novel I'm just going to say. Nothing grew on the plate that had the silver on top of it. And I mean nothing, my control I used sterile water and the whole thing was saturated with the different bacteria. Just a note: I bought my own generator and have been using it for everything from pink eye to sore throats and some of the bugs I tested was strep A and B, several strains of ecoli, and a few more but I can't remember them all it was 10 years ago.

aharrison 's avatar  aharrison 06/12/2012 18:15

Colloidal Silver is amazing, it helps cuts heal very qucikly, we have also found that it helps kill the bacteria for tosillitis and strep throat. It aslo helps with acne. We use it everyday in our house. All in all it is AMAZING :)

cbrown 's avatar  cbrown 26/09/2012 19:38

I cured my puppy's parvo with colloidal silver. Pedialyte enemas, and forced coillodal silver in him mouth. He didn't want to eat or drink, hence the forcing. He was like new in 3 days. I also cured my strep throat infection by gargling it and drinking it.

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