Colloidal silver, also called silver water, is a colloid consisting of silver particles suspending in a liquid (usually demineralized water). It was treasured by physicians in the early twentieth century, who used it to treat their patients’ bacterial and fungal infections. Even before then, however, many ancient people such as the Persians, Babylonians, and Greeks understood the benefits of silver, and often placed their water in silver vessels to preserve its freshness.
Unlike colloidal gold, which still remains unknown even in natural health circles, colloidal silver has retained its centuries-old popularity. Allopathic medicine may have abandoned it in favor of antibiotics and other patented drugs, but statistics show that silver’s usage among the general population continues to increase. Let’s find out why this clear, bitter-tasting colloid remains so popular.
List of Health Benefits
Antimicrobial properties – Colloidal silver’s greatest and best-known benefit is its ability to prevent fungal, viral, and bacterial cultures from reproducing – whilst remaining completely harmless and non-toxic to ourselves. Since these cultures’ lifespans end once their ability to breed is removed, colloidal silver effectively eliminates them from our bodies. This ability, coupled with colloidal silver’s famous versatility, makes it an essential household aid. Suffering from a stomach bug or influenza? Take some colloidal silver orally until the condition subsides. Have a sore or a fungal infection on your foot? Apply colloidal silver to the affected area topically until it heals. Worried about an infection in your mouth? Use colloidal silver as a daily mouthwash. (Please note that taking large doses of colloidal silver can also damage the beneficial bacteria in your stomach. Therefore, if you plan to consume it often, you might want to add more yogurt to your diet to replenish these lost cultures.)