What is Colloidal Silver?

Posted by Alexandria on 4/8/2018 to Plant Remedies/Folk Medicine
What is Colloidal Silver?

By having a direct effect on cellular respiration, colloidal silver benefits the body in numerous ways; supported by the medical literature.

1. Antibacterial

Colloidal silver's ability to control antibiotic-resistant super bugs is astonishing.

Larry C. Ford, MD – UCLA Medical School in the 1980’s documented over 650 different disease-causing pathogens that were destroyed in minutes when exposed to small amounts of silver.

Colloidal silver kills the bacteria; unlike its modern prescription antibiotic counterpart, creates resistance or immunity in the organisms.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 2 million people in the U.S. suffer illness every year as a result of antibiotic-resistant infections and 23,000 die from these infections; this shows the importance of a natural effective method of health is required.

 

2. Wound Care/Skin Health

Robert O. Becker, MD, says that colloidal silver stimulates healing in the skin and other soft tissues.

In a research article produced by Pharmacognosy Communications in 2012, it was specifically recommended that certain colloidal silver preparations should be considered for topical use to treat burns, thrush, periodontitis and other conditions.

Ringworm (Tinea capitis) can be treated at home with colloidal silver because it's a potent anti-fungal. Ringworm is caused by a fungus that lives on the top layer of the skin, which presents as round, scaly patches and is contagious and spread by skin contact and by contaminated materials, such as clothing.

Colloidal silver benefits many skins conditions such as psoriasis and eczema as well; soothing to scrapes and even repairs tissue damage from burns.

 

3. Pink Eye/Ear Infections

Pink eye is an inflamed mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and eyelid lining, and it's primarily caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Colloidal silver can be used for prompt action against this irritating and highly infectious virus and bacteria.

When applied on the infected eye, the tiny silver colloids pick up the infected cells by attracting them electromagnetically and sending them into the bloodstream to be eliminated.

Ear infections may be caused by many types of bacteria or fungal organisms. Prescription antibiotic drugs are designed to work against specific classes of bacteria only.

In this case, the prescription antibiotic will be useless, whereas colloidal silver is effective regardless of what may be causing your infection.

4. Antiviral

Colloidal silver may benefit as an anti-viral for HIV/AIDS, pneumonia, herpes, shingles and warts without negative side effects of modern medicine. Dr. Martin Hum, from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, lists colloidal silver as one of the natural remedies to stop viruses fast.

Colloidal silver suffocates the virus and can even reduce the activity of the HIV virus in AIDS patients. There are also numerous anecdotal accounts of colloidal silver's efficacy against the hepatitis C virus.

5. Anti-Inflammatory

Colloidal silver is also a fantastic anti-inflammatory remedy.

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) studied the effects of inflammation after being treated by colloidal silver; they found that the inflamed skin of pigs treated with silver experienced near-normal skin after 72 hours, while other treatment groups not treated with silver remained inflamed.

Research is beginning to reflect what many people have already known anecdotally for years that colloidal silver can reduce swelling, speed healing, and boosts cell recovery!

6. Sinusitis

Widely used to control sinus infections, colloidal silver can benefit people as a nasal spray, according to a study published in the International Forum for Allergy and Rhinology.

Specifically shown to kill Staph aureus, you can add a few drops of silver in a neti-pot or by applying directly into your nasal cavity and letting it drain down your throat by tilting your head back.

Research indicates that hidden infections by pathogens could be a cause of respiratory inflammation associated with common allergies and asthma.

Colloidal silver destroys Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections, which may be the reason why airborne allergy sufferers often find such dramatic relief from colloidal silver.

7. Cold/Flu

Colloidal silver helps prevent all types of flu, including swine flu, as well as the common cold.

2011 the NIH took 100 children under the age of 12 suffering from the common cold and nasal congestion and assigned them into two groups; the first group was treated with a solution of colloidal silver and beta glucan, and the second group with saline solution. Even though both groups benefited from the treatment, 90% of the people in the colloidal silver group completely recovered!

8. Pneumonia

Our modern drugs have become limited in their efficacy when it comes to fighting bronchitis or pneumonia. Typically, antibiotics are administered as the first line of defense, but when the pneumonia is viral; antibiotics only treat bacterial infections. Colloidal silver can help regardless of the pathogen.

Colloidal silver is a remarkable product to help fight against bronchitis and pneumonia when ingested internally or used as a nebulizer treatment; silver directly contacts the germs in the lungs, which works speedily, clearing it up within a couple of days.

Generally, use one teaspoon approximately three times a day for 10 to 15 minutes in a nebulizer is an effective delivery method.


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