Kill Germs -
antibiotic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral
You can protect
yourself, and your family & friends.
Here is a research summary on Colloidal/Ionic Silver. Want to know more?
Click the links, there is a ton of information on the Internet. Recommend
this article to friends to provide a framework for your study. If you
would like to try ionic silver, check out SilverSol
or visit a health food store, or pharmacy.
Better yet, click to email
me for very inexpensive way to make it yourself.
March 2021 update: Wuhan Flu, Corona Virus, COVID-19 Yes, silver
is again shown to kill viruses in an Italian
study published at NIH. Silver may inhibit
replication. In 2006 ionic silver was found to effectively
deactivate the human coronavirus strain 229E, a virus linked to SARS.
See more virus links below.
How to Build a Colloidal Silver Generator.
What Does it Do?
As James South
MA stated in his silver article "Hi
Ho, Silver Away" in the Summer 1999 Anti-Aging Bulletin:
"Silver is unique among antimicrobial agents in its broad
spectrum of action. It has been claimed to kill some 650 different
disease organisms. And unlike antibiotics, Silver is an 'equal
opportunity destroyer' - it doesn't discriminate, but effectively kills
germs of all major types: gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria,
spore-forming bacteria, fungus/yeasts, viruses and protozoal parasites.
Silver sulfadiazine is used almost universally in hospitals to prevent
serious burn infections, but it kills dozens of different bacteria; it
also kills 95% of 72 strains of herpes virus, as well as the protozoal
parasite Plasmodium berghei (malaria). It also kills various yeasts,
including several Aspergillus varieties, Mucor pusillus, Rhizopus
nigricans and 50 different clinical isolates of Candida albicans."
provides a long list of references at the end of his article which I reproduced.
He also refers to the various non-toxicity studies.
Science Digest quotes
pioneering silver researcher Dr. Henry Margraf saying, "Silver
is the best all round germ-fighter we have." (13).
Colloidal silver is considered the biggest threat to the multi-billion
dollar drug monopoly on prescription antibiotics. So the corrupt FDA
banned it, Europe followed! This article links to research, anecdotal
evidence, and the rich history of silver.
Kills over 650 disease-causing organisms. It quickly cripples
the oxygen-metabolizing-enzyme, or chemical lung of virus, fungus,
bacterium, streptococcus, staphylococcus, and other pathogenic organisms.
They suffocate and die within a few minutes after contact, and are then
cleared out of the body by the immune, lymphatic and eliminatory systems.
If you get a MRSA antibiotic resistance test, challenge the pathologist to
put one spot of Cs on the Petri dish alongside the other antibiotics that
Excellent preventative. Taking it is like having a second
immune system. Spray it on your face, in your eyes, ears, up nasal
passages and on your hands to prevent germs from entering your body to
begin with, but don't go overboard. Your microbiome needs interaction of
some virus, bacteria, and fungus to keep you healthy, and your immune
system in top condition. It acts parallel to, and independent of your
body's own immune system to reduce overexposure.
Effective for skin diseases caused by virus, fungus or bacterium.
Burn facilities world-wide have used silver for many years. It kills
bacteria that cause infection and it brings soothing, cooling relief! Oral
use may prevent sunburns - plus, all other burns heal faster too.
healing. In the presence of silver, more new cells growing in the body
may occur as de-differentiated (stem) cells. These are general
"could-be- anything", type of cells. They migrate through
the body to wherever there is damage, and change into the type of cells
needed. This accelerates healing and lessens the formation of scar tissue.
In 1998, Dr.
Robert O. Becker the father of electro-biology, known worldwide
for regeneration research and his books The Body Electric, and Cross
Currents received a U.S. patent for the devices, materials and
techniques involved in regeneration
of tissue using silver ions. Doctors, click to read his patent.
Is it Safe?
Studies say it is non-toxic, non-allergenic, has no known
side-effects, and there are no known drug interactions with any other
medicines or herbs. In these micro-doses it does no harm to the liver,
kidneys, or any other part of the body. Due to the high absorption of
silver in the small intestine, the friendly bacteria in the large
intestine are less affected.
Simonetti et al concluded "Our contact tests confirmed the
excellent antibacterial spectrum and the high potency of electrically
generated silver demonstrated previously.... Anodic silver ions are very
effective agents at low concentrations without any detrimental effect upon
normal mammalian cells, and the [low] concentrations needed to inhibit the
bacteria in invitro experiments have been confirmed by clinical
a scare tactic, Big-Pharmaceutical (and their drones at National
Institutes of Health) claim that it causes a condition called Argyria (a
bluish-gray discoloration of the skin). BUT, according to current EPA
data, there has NOT BEEN ONE REPORTED CASE from properly
prepared Ionic/Colloidal Silver Solutions! It is further claimed that
Argyria is "irreversible", however there have been 3 reported
cases of Argyria cured. The blue guy (Paul Karason) that looks like Papa
Smurf drank massive amounts (2 daily glasses) of 300ppm silver chloride
SALTS. Drug companies circulate his picture to scare people back to
pharmaceuticals. He refused to get treated! You think drug companies paid
him to use his picture? Silver kills bacteria including beneficial
bacteria in your mouth and gut. Do not drink large amounts, you do not
need large amounts.
For Pets and Farm Animals Too
It works against pet diseases caused by virus, fungus or bacteria. It
safely prevents worms. Don't wipe out their microbiome with overuse.
What is Ionic/Colloidal Silver?
Silver is a powerful, natural antibiotic. It is .999 pure fine
silver, electrically charged and held suspended in distilled water due to
molecular zeta charges repelling each other. Free positively charged ions
or monovalent silver also are present. We try to optimize the production
of those free ions. One product linked above claims over 95% silver ions
measuring .001-.005 microns in diameter.
Debate continues about whether ionic or colloidal silver is best. Most
products and processes produce a combination of both. This
study says it is only the active, available silver ions – not
the particulate silver – in which the antibacterial property of
silver resides. Another
manufacturer presses for colloidal particles. Still other scientists
Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee have
found that silver nanoparticles made using bacteria have better
antibacterial properties than their chemically synthesized
counterparts. Debate ensues.
Learning About Medical Silver
It is well documented, that ancient people knew about the medical
value of silver. This knowledge was passed on to the Kings, Emperors,
Czars, and the Sultans, their families and members of their royal courts.
In ancient Greece and Rome, they all ate from silver plates and cups, with
silver utensils, and stored their food in silver containers. As a result,
silver was being ever so slightly worn off and mixed into their food. It
took a few generations for the benefit, but there was less chance of them
getting any infectious illness. They were known as
"Blue-bloods". Common people ate from earthenware dishes and
were always sick with one thing or another.
From the late 1800's until late 1938, Medical Silver was in common
use in America and elsewhere. It was prescribed for many different
diseases. There were none of today's man-made antibiotics available, so
Medical Silver was used for everything, because it worked for everything!
Ancient people used silver vessels to keep liquids fresh. Wealthy
people sucked on silver spoons to ward-off disease resulting in the
phrase, "born with a silver spoon in his mouth". Early pioneers
placed silver dimes in milk and water to retard spoilage. Laboratory
workers placed silver dimes in Petri dishes to sterilize them. Hospitals
still put silver in newborn's eyes due to microbes in the birth canal.
Today, most of the world's air and cruise lines use silver-based water
and air treatment systems. NASA used it in the space shuttles. Thousands
of swimming pool and hot tub owners around the world have switched to
silver instead of chlorine to maintain their water. Imagine relaxing in a
hot tub of healthy mineral water instead of caustic chlorine!
Partial List of Over 650 Diseases Where
Silver Has Been Successfully Used
(Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), H1N1 Swine
Flu, Acne, Intestinal Disorders, AIDS, Hepatitis
C, Keratitis, Allergies, Leprosy, Anthrax, Leukemia, Arthritis, Lupus,
Appendicitis, Lyme Disease, Athlete's Foot, Lymphangitis, Bladder
Infections, Malaria, Blepharitis, Meningitis (Cerebro-Spinal), Blood
Parasites, Blood Poisoning, Opthalmia (Gonorrheal, Purulent in Infants),
Boils, Parasitic Infections, Bromidrosis (in Axilla or Feet), Para-Typhoid
Fever, Bubonic Plague, Phlegmons, Burns and Wounds, Pleurisy, Cancer(s),
Pneumonia (Bacterial, Fungal & Viral), Candida (Yeast infection),
Prostate (Enlarged or Inflamed), Chilblains, Prostatic Gleet (Gonorrheal),
Cholera, Pruritis Ani, Colds, Psoriasis, Colitis, Purulent Ophthalmia,
Conjunctivitis, Pyorrhea Alveolaris (Riggs Disease), Cystitis (Chronic),
Rheumatism (Inflammatory), Dermatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes,
Rhinitis, Diarrhea, Ringworm, Diphtheria, Scarlet Fever, Dysentery
(Bacillary), Seborrhea, Ear Infections (Inner Ear), Sepsis (Ears, Eyes,
Mouth & Throat), Eczema, Septicemia (Puerperal), Encephalitis,
Shingles, Epididymitis, Sinusitis, Erysipelas, Skin Cancer, Eustachian
Tubes (Potency Restored), Skin Rashes (including diaper), Staph &
Strep Infections, Fibrositis, Stomach Flu, Gastritis, Syphilis, Gonorrhea,
Thrush (Yeast Infection), Hay Fever, Thyroid Disorders, Hemorrhoids,
Tonsillitis, Herpes, Tooth Decay, Impetigo, Toxemia (Extreme Systemic),
Indigestion, Trachoma, Infantile Disease, Tuberculosis, Infections
(Bacterial, Fungal, Viral & Parasitic), Ulcers, Inflammation, Virus
(All forms), Influenza and Warts. University laboratories have documented
that it inhibits the replication of the HIV virus in human T-lymphocytes
and it kills the spirochete responsible for Lyme's disease. Silver- both
in liquid solution and as an airborne-aerosol - has been known since 1887
to be extremely toxic to Anthrax spores. And it is widely reported in the
medical literature that various forms of silver, often at surprisingly low
concentrations, routinely kills germs known to be antibiotic-resistant.
How to Use Ionic/Colloidal Silver
in Atomizers, Inhalers, and Humidifiers: Hourly, spray one squirt
directly in the nose/lungs while inhaling. Spray a squirt into eyes and
another under tongue. Buy a little bottle of saline nasal wash (pictured),
dump contents, rinse all the salt out, refill with CS. Breathe it
through a nebulizer or CPAP to get deep into lungs and quickly into the
bloodstream. Or add 1 ounce or more to the water in a Humidifier and let
it spread around the room. These methods avoid
neutralization of particulate silver by HCl stomach acid. I
(Richard) do this IMMEDIATELY upon feeling a tickle, and knock out or
shorten all "colds". One of my first uses of CS was for a
painful lung infection; the morning after using a nebulizer, it was gone.
Orally: Silver is powerful. But it kills friendly microbes in
your digestive tract like antibiotics can. Same as antibiotics, you may
have to rebuild your gut microbiome if you drink it. For stomach and gut
issues, try oregano instead. It is more compatible with your gut.
We recommend other methods besides swallowing. Holding
or swishing the silver under the tongue for a minute or more will result
in faster absorption to the bloodstream, (again avoiding stomach
acid). As a preventative against more serious disease outbreaks, or for
serious health concernsm use the spray too. Use in conjunction with
probiotics & prebiotics that restore good flora in your gut
microbiome, because silver will kill good bacteria as well as bad. Chewing
relies on good bacteria to start digestion; if you use silver, or even
mouthwash, before meals (like breakfast), it impedes digestion.
Underarm & Foot Odor: Squirt fine mist from the spray bottle
used for your nose. Very effective deodorant because it kills the
For Teeth & Gums: After regular flossing and brushing, use
SHORT TERM as a mouthwash and gargle to kill germs and bacteria. For
consistently fresh breath, get a professional hygienist to clean your
teeth below gum line. For tooth and gum diseases, take orally, brush teeth
& gums with non-fluoride toothpaste, then silver. Kills germs and
promotes healing. Again, do not do this too often or before meals because
you need good bacteria in your mouth.
Topically: Spray on your face, in your eyes, up your nostrils,
in your ears and on your hands to prevent disease. Apply directly to
things like (but not limited to): body piercings, burns (all types),
wounds, rashes (including diaper), insect bites, bee/wasp stings (ammonia
or chlorine will counteract the acidic venom instantly), eczema, athlete's
foot, toe fungus. Add one drop of oregano oil to a Band-Aid pad to REMOVE
lesions and warts in 3 days. Spray and dropper bottles are both good
applicators. Apply directly to bandages, keep moist. Mix with olive or
coconut oil, or Vaseline or aloe to keep silver in contact with skin.
Eye infections & Flash burns: Apply directly into the eyes
with the spray or dropper bottle. Use several times a day, for several
days or more.
Ear Infections: Put drops in the ears and take nasally and
orally - several times a day, to attack inside and out.
For Diarrhea Diseases: On an empty stomach, drink about 4 oz.
with about 3 large glasses of water. This should get it there quickly and
take care of the problem. The small intestine absorbs most of the silver
in about the first one-third of its length, so the interior of the large
intestine is the one place where it doesn't reach very well. It can also
be used in enemas. Killing your gut flora can CAUSE diarrhea, so you need
to eat some yogurt and fermented foods like sauerkraut to re-populate with
In Douches & Enemas: Add 1 or 2 ounces to purified water. Be
careful, use sparingly, this kills GOOD bacteria too.
For Pets & Parasitic Infections: Give by dropper or put 1
tablespoon in drinking water. With regular use, it prevents worms since
they cannot reproduce in the presence of silver. Adjust the amount used by
the size of your pet or it's needs. Use more for animals with serious
health concerns. It can replace the drinking water temporarily. Apply to
eyes for eye infections, and topically for rashes, wounds, etc. - it
soothes and relieves! You cannot get it into sinuses without veterinary
help, so some infections do not respond. Wet their coat after bathing and
rinsing; let the silver dry on them.
To Purify Water: Add 1 oz. per gallon of water, shake. Wait at
least six minutes and shake again. It kills bacteria, virus and fungus; it
cannot remove dangerous chemicals such as chlorine, fluoride or
As a Fruit & Vegetable wash and Natural Food Preservative: Spray
on fresh fruits and vegetables. Use as a natural food preservative. Add to
condiments, salads, & picnic foods to reduce incidence of food
poisoning. ALWAYS use in foreign countries.
As a Household Cleaner: It is the best antibacterial for your
counters, sinks, glass & mirrors, or anything you use it on! Great
Preserve Flowers. Put a tablespoon in vase. Flowers last longer
because slime is repressed.
Pools & Hot Tubs: Stop using chlorine,
bromine, and ozone! Chlorine-Free
Pool and Spa Solution. CS does not evaporate like chlorine, bromine
and ozone. I kept my infrequently used spa clean for months with one
Ionic Colloidal Silver - Many Uses
Bacteria (typhoid, diphtheria, food poisoning and pneumonia)
Viruses (common cold, all types of flu)
Protozoa (malaria, giardia, amebic dysentery)
Fungi (ring worm, thrush, candida, athletes foot). You still may need
to remove the mycotoxins left behind.
- Better health
Your system is under constant attack from germs, viruses and bacteria.
Silver helps eliminate these threats by assisting your immune system.
- Feeling sick?
Dose hourly to attack a broad spectrum of pathogens.
- Brush teeth
Helps prevent tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. Save on
expensive dental bills with regular hygienist visits. Recent studies
closely link oral health to heart health, and you need good bacteria
in your mouth. Keeps tooth brush clean and sanitary.
- Sunburn, burns
Spray frequently to ease pain, prevent infection, promote healing.
Silver is the active ingredient in some commercial burn creams. Add
aloe to keep it in place and sooth.
- Eye or ear
Drop into affected area several times per day.
Spray on wet hair after showering. Helps keep shower floor free of
- Diaper rash Spray baby and diaper. Spray directly on
- Thrush and vaginal
itch Use before intimacy to limit exchange of candida albicans.
Candida is the major cause of digestive issues because it overpowers
the gut microbiome. Coconut oil contains caprylic acid which also
- Cuts and scratches Cover area with bandage and keep wet with
CS. Expensive bandages now contain silver.
- Acne Spray on skin 3x day or soak cloth in silver and
hold to face while watching TV.
Fluoride in your water is a likely cause of acne.
- Food leftovers
Add to milk and leftovers. Mix into foods as you prepare them.
Add to drinking water. Heed diarrhea warnings above.
- Spray items
Spray prophylactically on children, toys, mittens, kitchen-bathroom,
dish rag, cutting board, door knobs, TV remote. Silver ions remain
effective long after the water has evaporated!
- Travel Spray on
airplane arms & tray, rental car, telephone, TV remote, bathroom,
- Hot Tub ½
cup per week bathes you in silver ions, and keeps tub clean. It is a
flash remedy because it quickly gets neutralized by other chemicals
which should not be used. Silver ion filtration systems are now
available to totally replace chlorination see above link.
More on Uses and Doses
Silver may be dropped into the ear several times daily for ear
infections. Silver is best when snorted into the nostrils from a
nasal squirt-bottle for sinus infections or to reduce head-colds. A
dilute Silver solution (5-10PPM) may be dropped into the eyes to treat
conjunctivitis or to soothe inflamed, itchy eyes. Silver may be swabbed or
rubbed (possibly mixed with aloe-vera gel, ideally fresh-squeezed from an
aloe plant) onto minor burns, cuts, scrapes, wounds, etc. to prompt
healing and prevent/heal infection. Silver is also useful to treat animal
(farm or pet) infections as well, although dose should be scaled down or
up (compared to human weight/dose) depending on the weight of the animal.
Silver has also been used as a water purifier since 1900 or so; since the
1930's Silver has been used to impregnate water filters to kill germs in
the water or which might grow in the filter medium (11,
The consensus of water treatment experts is that as little as 0.05 to 0.5
PPM is sufficient to kill most bacteria within several hours (11,
12, 21). Protozoal parasites (Giardia, Entamoeba, Paramecia,
etc.) may require higher levels - e.g. 5-30 PPM (22).
To germicidally purify water of doubtful quality, add 1 to 3 teaspoons of
10-50 PPM Silver to a pint of water; stir thoroughly and let stand for
several hours. This is only a general guideline - when in doubt increase
the Silver dosage as you see fit. To conclude this report on a personal
note: I have found Silver to indeed be a 'master germicide.' I have
personally aborted colds with liquid Silver (I have just done it again
while writing this report); I have had great success controlling candida
with Silver. I routinely use liquid Silver or Silver gel for cuts,
burns, etc. and have found it to be almost immediately soothing, as well
as anti-infective/pro-healing. My wife routinely squirts Silver into her
nose when flying to avoid catching cold from the plane's germ-laden
recycled air. The most amazing case of Silver use which I've heard
involved an 83 year old woman who was suffering severe septicemia
(infectious blood poisoning). Her doctors were unable to control the
raging infection and had sent her home, expecting her death in 48-72
hours. Her husband contacted an intermediary who recommended trying
Silver. The woman was immediately put on one tablespoon of 5PPM colloidal
Silver three times daily. Within 24 hours her septicemia began to
disappear, and within 48 hours her septicemic crisis was over, and she did
not die as 'expected.'
Following is from http://colloidalsilverresearch.com/
An ounce of 5PPM ionic colloidal silver has over 1,000 trillion ions,
which far exceeds our number of body cells and gut bacteria! Thus, a
tablespoon of 5PPM ionic CS is more than enough! On the other hand, when
ill it is important to maintain a theraputic dose in the blood and since
the liver effectively removes silver ions in 2
hours, it is essential to take a small dose hourly when infected.
For 70 years the EPA safe dose for the sensitive individual has been 14
teaspoons of 5PPM so there is utmost safety in hourly dosing.
"Tissue deposition of silver results from precipitation of
insoluble salts such as silver chloride and silver phosphate. These
may be transformed to soluble silver sulphide albuminates and bind with
amino or carboxyl groups in proteins and nucleic acids. They may also be
oxidized to metallic silver by ascorbic acid or catecholamines." Ions
on the other hand are cleared from the blood by your liver in hours and
98% discharged in 24 hours."
"Healing Crisis", Not
When extreme quantities of disease pathogens are destroyed very
quickly, the body's five eliminatory channels (the liver, kidneys, lungs,
bowels and skin) may become temporarily overloaded, resulting in a
"healing crisis" condition. This might occur around day 3 or 4
and may include symptoms such as headache, dizziness, nausea, extreme
fatigue, aching muscles and other flu-like conditions. It is important to
consume several glasses of water each day to help purge the body of
toxins. If your body is extremely ill or toxic, you might choose not to
cleanse the body too rapidly. If a healing crisis occurs, you might want
to reduce your intake of silver and increase your amount of water, and do
some sweating. A "healing crisis" is evidence of the silver
effectively killing disease pathogens.
with thanks to Chet Day
Colloidal Silver has been clinically proven to be powerful natural
antibiotic, estimated to kill over 650 different disease-causing pathogens
(bacteria, viruses, fungus and yeast). Hippocrates, the father
of modern medicine, noted that silver had beneficial healing and
anti-disease properties. Colloidal silver was used widely until around
1938 when the FDA came into being and the movement toward synthetic
antibiotics emerged. Although used by NASA on shuttle missions
it's use has all but disappeared except for hospital intensive burn units.
A group of scientists in Pharm World Sci v.19 pp. 197-201 Aug., 1997,
refer to colloidal silver as "an antiseptic agent added because of
its known antifungal potency." It has also been reported that having
silver in the bloodstream increases the healing process of fractured
bones. Small amounts of silver have also been used over time to preserve
foods. The following is a list of some of the (pre-1938) documented uses
of silver, specifically in the colloidal form, for the treatment of
various conditions and pathogens:
acne, arthritis, athlete's foot, bladder inflammation, burns,
B.Tuberculosis, blepharitis, cancer, colitis, cystitis, diphtheria,
dermatitis, diabetes, dysentery, ear infections, Eustachian tubes, eczema,
fibrositis, furunculosis, gonorrheal herpes, gonorrhea, impetigo,
influenza, intestinal conditions, keratitis, leprosy, leukemia, lupus,
lymphagitis, malaria, Menier's symptoms, meningitis, neurasthenia,
ophthalmology, canine parvo virus, pneumonia, pleurisy, prostate, Pruritis
Ani, quinsiie, rheumatism, ring worm, rhinitis, scarletina, seborrhea,
septic ulcers, sepsis, septicemia, skin cancer, shingles, soft sores,
spruce, staph infections, strep infections, Subdies inflammation,
tuberculosis, tonsillitis, toxemia, typhoid, trench foot, ulcers, warts,
whooping cough and yeast infections.
It is interesting to note that silver - both in liquid solution and as
an airborne-aerosol - has been known since 1887 to be extremely toxic to
Anthrax spores (1,
And it is widely reported in the medical literature on Silver that various
forms of Silver, often at surprisingly low concentrations, routinely kills
germs that are known to be antibiotic-resistant (11,
Today we are threatened by more "severe" viruses such as the
Ebola and Hanta and other "flesh-eating" bacteria, even germ
warfare pathogens most favored by terrorists. However, understanding that
these are merely viruses and bacteria, silver renders these organisms as
ineffective as any other pathogens. Under a microscope, bacteria which
have mutated to the point where they laugh at penicillin are quickly
dispatched with a few ions of silver.
Colloidal silver works in several ways. Its very effective
anti-microbial properties have resulted in use by doctors for the
treatment of AIDS, Cancer, Epstein Barr, Gonorrhea, Lyme's Disease,
Candida, fungus, warts and parasites.
DOCTORS - We know your natural skepticism is exacerbated by the
FDA and a lack of protocols for using natural remedies. But who would pay
for studies on non-patentable therapies? Here is a 2006 study on
antibiotic efficacy of silver conducted at Brigham Young and in India and
published in CURRENT
SCIENCE, VOL. 91, NO. 7, 10 OCTOBER 2006. It covers 7 bacteria
and 19 antibiotics.
Application of Silver in Viral
Silver nanoparticles inhibit
HSV-1 infections by blocking the attachment and thereby the entrance
of the virus into the cells and/or by preventing the cell-to-cell spread
of the virus
of Herpes Simplex Virus
MIT Biological Engineer Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai explains antiviral Method
of Action at minute 31.
Silver interrupts an enzyme
needed for respiration in single-cell organisms.
It ruptures bacteria cell walls.
It blocks bacteria & virus from entering the cell, and stops their
In order to understand how colloidal silver works, one must first
understand the disease-state of the body. The body encounters pathogens
and other foreign entities many times a day. When the body is healthy, it
maintains a proper pH and oxygen-rich environment.
The pH (parts Hydrogen) inside the cells of the body are usually near
an alkaline pH 7.2 - 7.4. Outside the cell, the fluid surrounding the
cells will usually realize an acidic pH near 4.0. However,
when an individual does not maintain a healthy environment in the body,
the pH begins to rise in the outer fluid and fall inside the cell. This
reduces the electrical potential of the cell. The oxygen levels in the
body respond by decreasing. Pathogens that grow in the body will usually
attack these weakened cells and "set up shop". Organisms that
cause illness and attack these weak cells cannot survive in healthy cells
that have outer fluid pH below ~4.0 and inner cellular fluid above pH
~6.9. Silver maintains a positive charge which when introduced to areas of
infection, disrupt the organisms causing the illness.
Colloidal silver kills the pathogens by
inhibiting the enzyme(s) that these pathogens utilize to survive in their
anaerobic environment. This enzyme(s) is the pathogen's "chemical
lung". Without the necessary enzyme(s) for metabolism, growth,
regeneration and survival, the pathogens "suffocate" and die. It
is believed that viruses are destroyed because the electric valence charge
of silver particles cause their protective protein coat, also referred to
as the "head", to collapse and are rendered unable to replicate.
The cells infected by virus will also be susceptible to enzymatic
inhibition. They are then removed from the body by the immune,
lymphatic, and intestinal elimination systems. This process is so
effective that no pathogen has been recorded to
mutate against colloidal silver or live in its presence for more than 6
minutes. They cannot replicate. While antibiotics are losing their
effectiveness, as several strains of germs are becoming resistant to
conventional antibiotics, they are not able to develop any resistant
strains or immunity to silver.
Silver is unique among antimicrobial agents in its broad spectrum of
action. It has been claimed to kill some 650 different disease organisms (13).
And unlike antibiotics, Silver is an 'equal opportunity destroyer' - it
doesn't discriminate, but effectively kills "germs" of all major
types: gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, spore-forming bacteria,
fungus/yeasts, viruses and protozoal parasites. Silver sulfadiazine
(Silvadeneâ), used almost universally in hospitals to prevent serious
burn infections (11),
kills dozens of different bacteria (11,
it also kills 95% of 72 strains of herpes virus (15),
as well as the protozoal parasite Plasmodium berghei (malaria) (17).
Silvadeneâ also kills various yeasts, including several Aspergillus
varieties, Mucor pusillus, Rhizopus nigricans and 50 different clinical
isolates of Candida albicans (18).
Electrically-generated colloidal silver [Ag(e)] has been shown to kill
dozens of bacteria, including Providencia stuartii, a germ already
resistant in the 1970's to all antibiotics except amikacin (19),
as well as two strains of Enterobacter cloacae that were isolated from
burn patients and were relatively resistant even to Silvadeneâ (20).
Ag(e) has also proved adept at killing various yeast/fungus species at
very low Silver concentrations, including Candida albicans, C.
parapsilosis, C. tropicalis, C. pseudotropicalis, Torulopsis glabrata and
Aspergillus niger (20,
Ag(e) has been shown to kill cysts of the common water-borne protozoal
parasite Entamoeba histolytica (22).
Ag(e) has also killed the protozoa Paramecium when exposed to 2.2 PPM
Silver, as well as the protozoa Varicella at 5.9 PPM Silver (1).
How to Build a Colloidal
- Get a 6 or 9 volt DC transformer (an old cel phone charger).
The mA current doesn't matter as this method uses less than one mA.
Regarding the size of the little wall transformer, Thrift stores have
dozens of 300 mA. and 800 mA. The maximum current our process uses is
1/2 mA. so any will do just fine. There is no electrical shock at
- Clip the connector off the end of the wire.
- Get two alligator clips from Big Lots or Home Depot for a
- Separate about 12" of the two wires. Strip the insulation off 1
- Connect each lead to the clip. Solder if you have it.
- You need two electrodes. Don't waste $20 on 1/4 oz. pieces of silver
wire. Go to eBay, a [awn shop, or a coin store and buy two .999 silver
rounds or two 1oz or less silver bars. Each has .999 pure
silver, enough to make more CS than you will ever use. Avoid coins,
they are an impure alloy.
- Buy a gallon of distilled water for less than a dollar. You
must use distilled or de-ionized water (usually less than 1 PPM of
contamination so you produce ions and Colloids) and almost no
compounds. NEVER NEVER NEVER USE SALT!!!
- Buy a fish tank bubbler at WalMart for about eight bucks. It
has the diffuser (makes bubbles smaller) and neoprene tubing as well.
You will need about two feet.
- Bend the silver so it hangs on the edge of a squeaky-clean glass or
- Be sure the silver is squeaky-clean. Hang on opposite sides of
an 8 oz. glass of distilled water. Do not allow to them to
touch/short-circuit or the transformer will die.
- Place the air tubing and diffuser in the glass.
- Fill the glass with distilled water to contact about half the length
of the silver bar. You do not want the metal from the clips in contact
with the water, only the silver.
- Buy a laser pointer, available as a pet toy in WalMart for
about $4.00. Beam the laser pointer thru the water to see there is no
Tyndal effect (no red line)
- You can optionally get your new batch "seeded" by pouring
an ounce of the previous batch into the new batch (super-pure water
conducts no electricity, so this gives it some ions to get started).
- Place air pump above waterline to avoid siphoning and shorting.
- Plug in the little transformer and bubbler machine.
- Run for about five hours.
- Then beam your laser thru the water to see the Tyndal effect (thin
red line) reflecting some of the larger silver particles.
- Carefully remove the bars. There will be residue on them and you
don't want that in the solution. For even more purity, decant thru a
coffee filter into a clean glass/or plastic container. Little
dark-grey flakes could fall off one of the silver electrodes, but if
the water is not crystal clear, or if you see residue at the bottom,
something went wrong (probably the water was contaminated). Discard
the batch and start over.
- Keep the CS out of sunlight in an air-tight bottle.
- Clean the electrodes/bars thoroughly in preparation for the next
- If you suddenly fail to produce a Tyndal line, test your transformer
with a volt meter to ensure you did not short it out.
Now you have high-quality CS in about 5+ PPM. A little longer is a
Chet Day who devised this method spoke with Frank Key, the scientist
who owns a laboratory that tested for silver particle size and potency.
Frank observed, "You have stumbled on to a fine way to make CS."
He did state that the potency would diminish over time and suggested that
one make a new batch every week. Considering that it costs you nothing, it
He said the secret was the low voltage and the fish pump. Frank stated
it was because of the introduction of carbon dioxide, explaining in
chemical terms which were over Chet's, head. The fish pump is 100% vital
to the process.
Water Quality is Critical
You can not produce ions of silver if the water has contamination, as
any ions of silver produced will unite with dissolved solids, to produce
silver salts! Thus, no free ions of silver (the whole reason for the
process) will remain! See Colloid
for very detailed information and hints for producing the best
You may wish to purchase deionized (distilled) water from your grocery
store. At Publix grocery their own brand of deionized water looks very
good (less then 0.3 PPM) and only 80 cents a gallon. But quality can vary
from 0.5 to 18 PPM, so some weeks it is useless for generating ionic
silver. You can also use a Reverse Osmosis deionizer.
SIMPLE HOME TESTS YOU CAN DO
If you wish to make one of the most important tests of Cs, you can
easily do it at home! The best product contains no metallic silver and a
very simple test for metallic silver is to add some hydrogen peroxide to
the Cs. For a valid test, pour a few spoons of your Cs into a new clean
plastic bag and add about half a spoon of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)
to it - the ratio is not critical! Twist the bag, to expel most of
the air and use a paper clip to hold the twisted area. Lay it where it
will not be disturbed and look for bubbles after a few hours! If any, you
have very poor product! If metal free, there will be none even after 24
hours! Metallic silver is a catalyst for breaking down H2O into
water and oxygen gas, while silver ions have no effect!
The absence of bubbles necessitates another test, to check for silver
ions, as you could have only silver salts, which are almost useless! To
test for ions, you can add a few grains of table salt to the same baggy of
silver colloid and shake it to dissolve the salt.
If you had ions the Cs will turn slightly cloudy (hazy) in a few
minutes. As a comparison, add some of your colloidal silver to another
baggy, as it may be hard to see the slightly cloudy effect without a
comparison sample. The cloud is from silver salts (tiny crystals) forming
from the silver ions and chlorine ions from the table salt. In a day or
two you may see larger clear crystals of silver chloride on the bottom,
but only if the solution was saturated (strong) enough to make them grow!
Another simple test of quality is the Tyndal effect, where you shine a
light beam thru the glass of colloidal silver and if there is a strongly
visible beam of light through the water, you have poor product, as only
big particles (over 400 nm - the lower wavelength of visible light)
reflect light. The smaller the particles the better, and an ion-only
solution would reflect no light! A thin beam of light is desirable as it
is reflecting a smaller number of big particles.
True silver colloids that have a high percentage of the silver content
in the form of nanometer sized particles will absorb visible light causing
the apparent color to appear dark-amber or brown. It is the very high
concentration of particles, not large particle size or contamination, that
gives these products such color.
Most cheap Cs generators produce very poor product, due to the
formation of silver salts or crystals. Lack of fluid circulation causes
the formation of silver crystals. Circulation is enhanced with an aerator.
Without a meter to test your starting water, poor water of over 5PPM will
cause you to produce only silver salts! Yet, perfectly de-ionized water
conducts no electricity; the minimal amount of particulates in good
quality distilled water are needed to initiate the electrical current
between electrode and cathode. So get your new batch started by pouring an
ounce of the previous batch into the new batch.
Conventional wisdom suggested that one needs at least 20 milliamperes
(ma) to produce the electrolysis needed to make Cs. It looked grim for my
experiment for the beginning current was 1/10 of a milliampere or 100
microamps. Four hours later the current had increased to 450
microamperes... something was happening. The solution was crystal clear.
"Probably a waste of time," I thought... until I examined the
solution with a little laser pen, available as a pet toy in WalMart for
about $4.00. WOW! A clear Tyndall effect (named after a Scottish scientist
who discovered that shining a bright light through a solution would will
display a beam if there are any reflective particles there). In this case,
they could only be silver. (shining the laser before the electrolysis
revealed no beam at all) I checked the conductivity with a $40.00 Hanna
digital meter. From a beginning 2.1 micro-seimans it was now 13.5.
Chet Day sent a sample to the Colloidal Science Laboratory in
Westampton, New Jersey for analysis on their Malvern Zetasizer 300DHS, a
$70,000.00 machine utilizing atomic Photon Correlation
Spectroscopy. They publish a wealth of information on Cs and
have nothing to sell. If you want some advanced technical information visit
The lab results were far better that expected. The silver particles
ranged from 10.2-25.7 nanometers in size... far better than any others we
Most silver preparations express their silver content in parts-per-million
5 PPM =
5 microgram (mcg) silver per cubic centimeter (cc) =
25 mcg silver per teaspoon =
75 mcg silver per tablespoon.
Environmental Protection Agency’s maximum daily exposure reference
dose of 350 mcg per day for a 70 kilogram (154lb) adult is considered
Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) declared silver a New Drug
and banned "Over-the-Counter Drug Products Containing Colloidal
Silver Ingredients" as published in the Federal Register 8/17/99
44654. FDA cites a number of unsubstantiated tales against silver, and
bemoans the lack of efficacy studies. Of course, nobody can patent
colloidal silver, and without a patentable product, who would pay for such
studies costing many millions of dollars?
Flu - Virus
H1N1 Swine Flu killed an estimated 3 million people worldwide
NIH published this 2011
Italian study on Silver
of Biomedical Technology Silver inhibits virus.
Dr.Shiva Ayyadurai, MIT biomedical engineer Colloidal
Silver & its Anti-Microbial Effects. A Molecular Systems Analysis.
video Powerpoint starts at minute 13.
National Vaccine Information Center
for more vaccine info
There is so much info out there. We need to stop this thing, and to refuse
Do your own research on vitamin D as another flu preventive. Studies
show it is far more effective than vaccines because it enables your
immune system broadly, not target just one bug!
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