by S. Suzanne Fisher
Colloidal silver is a powerful, natural antibiotic and preventative against infections.
Acting as a catalyst, it reportedly disables the enzyme that one-celled bacteria, viruses and fungi need for their oxygen metabolism. They suffocate without corresponding harm occurring to the body’s enzymes or body systems. Colloidal silver was used commonly as an antibiotic, antifungal and antiviral until 1938. Some people may even remember their grandparents putting silver dollars in milk to prolong its freshness at room temperature.
Prior to 1938, colloidal silver was used by physicians as a mainstream antibiotic treatment and was considered quite “high-tech.” Production methods, however, were costly. The pharmaceutical industry moved in, causing colloidal research to be set aside in favor of fast working and financially lucrative drugs.
Taken orally, the silver solution is absorbed from the mouth into the bloodstream, then transported quickly to the body cells. Swishing the solution under the tongue briefly before swallowing may result in faster absorption. In three to four days the silver may accumulate in the tissues sufficiently for benefits to begin. Colloidal silver is eliminated by the kidneys, lymph system and bowel after several weeks.
The Many Uses of Colloidal Silver
Colloidal silver may be used as a nasal spray mister to reach the sinuses and nasal passages. It may be used to treat the skin, a sore throat, pink eye, burns, etc. Colloidal silver is painless on cuts, abrasions, in open wounds, in the nostrils for a stuffy nose, and even in a baby’s eyes because, unlike some antiseptics, it does not destroy tissue cells. It is also excellent as an underarm deodorant, since most underarm odor is caused by bacteria.
Colloidal silver can be applied directly to cuts, scrapes, and open sores, or on a bandage for warts. It can be applied on eczema, itches, acne or bug bites. To purify water, add one tablespoon per gallon, shake well and wait six minutes. Mixed this way, it’s tasteless. It may even be put in spray bottles for use in killing bacteria on kitchen and bathroom surfaces.