Colloidal Silver - A Healthy Silver Lining
By Dhyana L. Coburn
Colloidal Silver is still in the news. Nature's alternative
to antibiotics kicks butt. It is a modern day NATURAL "wonder drug" that kills
bugs, germs, nasty beasties, as well as the evil super-germs. Research shows it
to be effective against HIV, Streptococcus-A, gonorrhea, Salmonella Typhi,
cancers, chronic fatigue, yeast infections, sinus infections, gum disease, and
hundreds of pathogens and ailments. Research continues to exhibit positive
results on testing of a variety of germs. The colloidal particles progressively
diffuse throughout the blood and give prolonged therapeutic response. Thousands
of people enjoy the benefits of using colloidal silver. The CS healing potion is
used both internally and externally. It is a tremendous benefit to apply CS to
wounds, body piercings, and skin eruptions such as acne. It can be applied to
eyes and other delicate mucus membranes with no irritation because it is
extremely gentle and doesn't sting.
How Does It Work?
Colloidal silver kills invading microbes by dissolving an enzyme that
metabolizes oxygen of primitive organisms. This process is an electrochemical
reaction. The cell can't breathe, then suffocates and dies. That's why it works
on all types of germs, including the super-germs. Metallic and chelated minerals
carry a positive charge, but colloidal bioelectric minerals carry a negative
charge. Therefore, another way colloidal silver inhibits germ growth is that the
negative charge on the colloidal silver clusters binds up with the positive
charge on the pathogen. This causes an interruption of the biological function
of the organism, which then cannot reproduce. It fizzles out. Voila, no more
germs. What does this mean? For one thing, it means that we are fortunate to
have available to us, at a very nominal price, a germ killer that is completely
safe. It empowers us to get off of the antibiotic merry-go-round that is so
popular, yet disturbingly over-prescribed. It means we have a choice. We have a
healthy alternative. With proper cleansing, herbs, and natural healing, everyone
can be free of disease - without drugs, and without spending a fortune. We have
Intestinal Flora & Fauna
Former teacher of physics and chemistry, Howard Mitchell of
Virginia, recently conducted a series of experiments with colloidal silver. He
found that CS has no effect on acidophilus, the "good bacteria" found in the
stomach. Mitchell used concentrations forty times higher than what might be
expected to destroy other forms of bacteria. It shows that even in large
dosages, the intestinal flora will flourish. In fact, there is speculation that
the silver ions may be advantageous in stimulating a vigorous growth of
beneficial bacteria, helping to boost the immune system. This is good news! Some
people experience diarrhea when they ingest too much CS. No problem, they cut
back on the amount of CS, and the lactobacilli counts return to normal within 12
hours without any intervention.
Silver Luster of Global Potential
Colloidal Silver is being used worldwide. As Robert O. Becker states in his book
(page 167), The Body Electric, "Of course, the germ-killing action of silver has
been known for some time, the Soviets use silver ions to sterilize recycled
water aboard their space stations. It kills even antibiotic-resistant strains,
and also works on fungus infections." NASA also chose a silver water filter
system aboard the space shuttles. More than half the world's airlines use silver
The Japanese are really on the forefront of the CS explosion. Japanese firms use
silver to purify air, converting carbon monoxide to harmless carbon dioxide.
They also use CS, replacing toxic chlorine for scrupulously washing foods, such
as raw chicken. Chlorine has many dangerous side effects, yet is widely accepted
and used everywhere. It's nice to see alternatives are now being considered and
used. Also in Japan, silver thread is sewn into some clothing to protect from
the sun's ultra-violet rays. In Israel, bandages of colloidal silver are used on
burn victims because the CS promotes healing and regeneration. There is a city
in England that uses CS to sterilize their city water.
Plants & Animals in Silver Halo
Many testimonials have been shared and documented about the benefits people have
found using colloidal silver for their beloved pets. Eye infections, cuts,
abscesses, stomach ailments, skin rashes, the list goes on and on. Colloidal
silver has been used to successfully treat cats, dogs, pigs, horses, birds, and
every kind of pet. Because CS is simply added to the pet's drinking water, it is
very easy to administer. Animals seem to love it. You can't really overdose with
colloidal silver, so it takes the worry out of prescribing. The usual dose would
be a teaspoon per average bowl of drinking water.
Gardeners have started using colloidal silver on their plants. Good results have
been seen with herbs and vegetables, as well as flowers. Some report larger,
more attractive veggies. It is used on common plant problems with a high rate of
success. It is a good idea to add a spoonful of CS to a vase of cut flowers to
help the flowers last longer. It really works!
The Argyria Controversy
So why all the negative press? There are reports circulating about the negative
side effect of colloidal silver called Argyria. What is it? A discoloration of
the skin caused from an over-exposure to silver metal or ingestion of inferior
colloidal silver solutions made many years or so ago. The silver metal dust was
retained in the body tissue and subsequently, after many years, in less than one
percent of the people treated, turned the skin a grayish blue color. There is a
woman on the web who is touting the danger of colloidal silver. She is
definitely showing a bluish hue to her skin. She wants others to know the
"danger" involved. The woman on the web definitely was not given colloidal
silver that was manufactured by electricity. She either ingested a compound,
silver nitrate (which is a dangerous poison), or a solution made by the Grind
method. Not to go politically ballistic, but who is funding this woman?
According to Kenneth Feather, an FDA Official, "It's probably shocking to people
who don't know, to find the almost total control that the pharmaceutical
industry has over the flow of information." It makes one wonder about the
"Medical Mafia." Isn't it interesting that a new pharmaceutical drug advertised
on TV and the radio lists side effects such as dizziness, diarrhea, cramps, etc.
- a very long list - and yet is endorsed and sanctioned by the FDA and the AMA.
What is that about? They monopolize the health care industry. It's a money game.
Colloidal silver is public domain, so there is little money to be made from it.
And of course, the media loves controversy. The journalists who write negative
press about colloidal silver have obviously not done any research or
experimentation. These negative reports are nothing but scare tactics. The
colloidal silver that is made today via the electrolysis method does not
cause Argyria. There is NO silver retention with colloidal silver. As a matter of
fact, the silver ions pass quickly out of the body. New evidence supports the
safety of colloidal silver. Although the normal dosage is anywhere from one
teaspoon to one ounce per day, there are some CS users who drink 8 ounces or
more daily with no side effects whatsoever.
For those of you interested in the Y2K problem, and those of you who just want
to be resourceful, consider the advantages of having your own CS battery
generator to make your own colloidal silver. Attack disease with a "pre-emptive
strike." Enjoy the freedom and independence of making your own fresh CS with no
additives, stabilizers, or coloring. Manufacture as much as you need, as you
need it. Take pleasure from the privilege of sharing your solutions with friends
and family. Use CS to sterilize drinking water, utilize it in the vegetable
garden, as well as employing it as a safe, non-toxic antibiotic. It could very
possibly save your life! You can buy CS machines within any price range, from
under $100 to over $1200. They all use an electrical process; they all make
small particles (approximately .001 to .006 micron), an average of 3 to 10 ppm.
It is a very low cost natural alternative to the expensive and dangerous
antibiotics on the market. It is non toxic. It is gentle. It is amazingly
effective. It belongs to the planet and to the people. It is good medicine.
quot;1999 Dhyana L. Coburn (used with permission)
Check out Dhyana's book
The Wonders of Colloidal Silver.
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