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Colloidal Silver
« on: November 06, 2014, 03:09:28 PM »
I searched but couldn't find if there existed a folder/thread devoted to Colloidal Silver.

I recently purchased a device off of Amazon so I can gen up my own supplies of it (but haven't put in action as yet).  I have a ton of questions concerning Colloidal Silver. 

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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2014, 05:22:40 PM »
Shoot, a 9 volt battery and silver wire will do it.

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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2014, 05:47:43 PM »
Shoot, a 9 volt battery and silver wire will do it.

I read that but I have a tendency to put the cart first.  Besides tobacco, that's one of my few vices.

The device I bought is called a LifeForce (Model: Combo-2 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007YX4GEW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). 

I am still reading up on Colloidal Silver and the device itself so haven't used it yet.  That being said, I read on http://readynutrition.com/resources/everything-about-colloidal-silver_06062014/ that they suggest using silver bars instead of the silver wires as many of them (the silver wires) come from China and are not always 999 pure.  And I'm not even sure yet that I can use silver bars with the Combo-2.  So the cart before the horse thing might have come back to bite me already.

Was curious if readers of these forums have any favorites for storing of colloidal silver and if anyone has made any other forms of it such as gel. 

A month ago I had no freaking idea what colloidal silver was which has me scratching my head because there are so many uses for it. 
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2014, 06:31:15 PM »
I imagine the reason you dont hear more about it because it has a checkered reputation.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/consumer-health/expert-answers/colloidal-silver/faq-20058061

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_uses_of_silver

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-779-COLLOIDAL%20SILVER.aspx?activeIngredientId=779&activeIngredientName=COLLOIDAL%20SILVER

And before someone mentions big pharma keeping coloidal silver down, that argument does not hold water.  Hundreds of grad students would love to get an easy paper that sticks it to big pharma by disproving conventional wisdom. If the effectiveness of coloidal silver was that clear cut it would in fact...be clear.

 I would point out that the mechanisms of the market and peer review in academia has a strong tendancy to move to the truth, even if there are bumps along the way.  Michael Bellsais and Arming America is an example of how the most politically popular narrartives exploded in time in the face of public and academic scrutiny. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_A._Bellesiles#Editions_of_the_Book


I dont know whether it has a utility or not, but it certainly does not seem to be a clear cut one. 
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2014, 06:52:04 PM »
I imagine the reason you dont hear more about it because it has a checkered reputation.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/consumer-health/expert-answers/colloidal-silver/faq-20058061

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_uses_of_silver

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-779-COLLOIDAL%20SILVER.aspx?activeIngredientId=779&activeIngredientName=COLLOIDAL%20SILVER

And before someone mentions big pharma keeping coloidal silver down, that argument does not hold water.  Hundreds of grad students would love to get an easy paper that sticks it to big pharma by disproving conventional wisdom. If the effectiveness of coloidal silver was that clear cut it would in fact...be clear.

 I would point out that the mechanisms of the market and peer review in academia has a strong tendancy to move to the truth, even if there are bumps along the way.  Michael Bellsais and Arming America is an example of how the most politically popular narrartives exploded in time in the face of public and academic scrutiny. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_A._Bellesiles#Editions_of_the_Book


I dont know whether it has a utility or not, but it certainly does not seem to be a clear cut one.

Thanks for the links ChemSolider. I already saw the wiki site for colloidal silver but the other two are new to me.  I've seen a few sites and videos (mostly Youtube) on colloidal silver but didn't hear much negativity regarding big pharma. The Health and Drug Administration on the other hand....

Thanks again for the links. Have em bookmarked in my growing Colloidal Silver folder.
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2014, 06:54:39 PM »
If you find anything that looks legit please post it here, I would be interested.  At the moment all I have seen is Mayo Clinic vs. Natural News.  Not much of a contest  ;D.
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2014, 07:01:41 PM »
If you find anything that looks legit please post it here, I would be interested.  At the moment all I have seen is Mayo Clinic vs. Natural News.  Not much of a contest  ;D.

Will do. That readynutrition link above is the best read so far on CS that I've come across but will definitely pass on (here) any credible intel I find in the future. 
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2014, 01:05:40 PM »
If you find anything that looks legit please post it here, I would be interested.  At the moment all I have seen is Mayo Clinic vs. Natural News.  Not much of a contest  ;D.

Chemsoldier,

I found this article by a PhD via theprepperjournal.com:  Really good read.

http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/11/25/colloidal-silver-emergency-preparedness/


A little snipit:  "True Colloidal Silver is safe and effective and is easy to manufacture right in your own home. Claims that it will “turn you blue” are simply the result of gross ignorance, or some other agenda. The author has been generating Colloidal Silver at home and has ingested 2 oz. per day for the past 22 years without even the slightest tinge of blue skin. Additionally, being a college professor, I was exposed to the flu every winter and I always came down with a full-blown case plus 2 to 3 common colds. I have not had either of those ailments since beginning Colloidal Silver in 1992, and I DON’T take the flu shot."
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2015, 10:49:17 AM »
A couple more articles adding a little credence to the discussion of the benefits of silver (and other metals as well):

http://www.drkamalholistic.com/article.php?article=15 & http://hubpages.com/health/How-To-Make-Gold-Water-Silver-Water-And-Copper-Water-And-Their-Health-Benefits

Hope these help. 

Copper, Silver, Gold & Iron-Charged WaterIt has been found that the following minerals are useful for treating diseases connected with the organs as shown below: Copper: Useful for all diseases and problems connected with the nervous system i.e. High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Polio, Tension and Leprosy.Silver: Useful for the diseases of the organs connected with digestive system and the urinary system.Gold: Useful for disorders of the breathing system, lungs, heart, brain and is a general tonic.Iron: Proper quantity of iron in the blood is utmost necessary because they carry oxygen and supplies it all over the body and thus increases stamina.
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2015, 12:40:23 PM »
International space station just switched to silver for all water purification.  Russia had always used it, we had used iodine.  We have to hitch a ride, so we don't get to take what we want anymore. 

A missionary friend brings me bottles of silver back from Mexico.  It is water disinfectant and fruit/vegetable wash. I use it to keep long term storage water fresh.  I use it as wound wash when iodine would be too messy or painful, both on me and my livestock.  It makes an OK spray for pinkeye in cattle. 

It is not the proverbial silver bullet, but it is cheap and effective for a wide number of things.  And having the ability to make it fresh post shtf has definite appeal.

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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2015, 01:09:55 PM »
I like this for SHTF but would not use it otherwise. Now this vid on a youtube channel I like kinda shows why metals work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjZ6b20LSoc

I would want to know how to use this but I would have a hard time employing it in day to day life so I am proficient with its use.

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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2015, 12:27:11 PM »
Here's a video that taught me a little more on the subj of colloidal silver.  The guy in it says you don't have to use filtered or distilled water.  Also some good tips on doing it cheaper and quicker. I've watched about 2 dozen videos on CS and this is definitely one of the better vids:

https://youtu.be/ZzNtk3w3ZzA
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2015, 12:36:24 PM »
International space station just switched to silver for all water purification.  Russia had always used it, we had used iodine.  We have to hitch a ride, so we don't get to take what we want anymore. 

A missionary friend brings me bottles of silver back from Mexico.  It is water disinfectant and fruit/vegetable wash. I use it to keep long term storage water fresh.  I use it as wound wash when iodine would be too messy or painful, both on me and my livestock.  It makes an OK spray for pinkeye in cattle. 

It is not the proverbial silver bullet, but it is cheap and effective for a wide number of things.  And having the ability to make it fresh post shtf has definite appeal.

I just recently read that about the space station.  Didn't know that about Mexican silver but my wife buys Canadian silver coins off of eBay. She says it's has one extra .9 in the purity scale. Good uses for it - (disinfectant and produce wash).

The more I use it and the more I learn about it - I'm thinking this is something one should prep with. 

Downer note though is that I'm beginning to think it doesn't store well for lengthy periods.


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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2015, 12:44:57 PM »
I like this for SHTF but would not use it otherwise. Now this vid on a youtube channel I like kinda shows why metals work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjZ6b20LSoc

I would want to know how to use this but I would have a hard time employing it in day to day life so I am proficient with its use.

Thanks for link. I have it saved to watch tonight.

I started putting a silver coin (.9999) in my morning coffee cup - it stays there till my last cup.  Also drink about a half of a dixie cup of it (colloidal silver) every night after brushing. 

An ionic toothbrush worth checking out:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000L9BBNA?keywords=toothbrush%20dr.&qid=1451158984&ref_=sr_ph&sr=1

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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2015, 03:11:54 PM »
I forgot to add this link, which I think, adds credence to proof that colloidal may indeed work:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q6fp-gbtpM&feature=youtu.be
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Re: Colloidal Silver
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Re: Colloidal Silver
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2017, 11:41:49 AM »
I realize this topic has not been active for a while but it seems to be the most recent discussion thread for colloidal silver so hopefully it will bring in some more ideas. After checking some of the previously posted links and further research I have to admit that I'm confused. After surfing through you tube videos for several hours this past weekend, several distinctly different approaches are out there to making your own colloidal silver. Most are is using the 3, 9 volt batteries and silver wire or bars with distilled water, and after a time they say you are good to go. Another is same but you need to add a small amount of a reducing agent and an electrolyte for it to work. And yet another says you have to heat it afterwards to between 140 to 180 degrees to see a color change to amber. So my question is who do I believe, mainly because the store bought stuff from the health food store is clear. Supposedly just doing the electrolysis only results in ionic silver and it has to be changed to colloidal state to have full health benefits.



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