Colloidal Metallic Silver
A trace element is a biochemical constituent of plants and animals present only in minute quantities which are a critical factor in physiological processes.
Because of intensive farming, the minute quantities of silver that were once a trace element in the soil, have long ago been farmed out of our food chain.
Silver was no longer in the soils and plants. When the essential trace elements were first being identified, silver was not recognised as an important trace
element. The body only retains a very small quantity of silver 12 to 14 Parts aper Million (ppm). There is no point ingesting Colloidal Silver solutions of any
higher concentration (ppm) than 10% as the normal eliminatory systems willfilter the surplus out of the body. (Our Lunasol CMS averages 6.4ppm which is ideal)
How Silver Lost It's Favour:
During the 1930s, synthetically manufactured drugs began to make their appearance, and with the simplicities of manufacturing these new sources of treatments and their associated profit margins became a powerful force in the healthcare marketplace. There was much excitement over the new 'wonder drugs' and at that time no antibiotic-resistant strains of disease organisms had evolved. Silver remedies were the main infection medication used by practitioners after they realized that the use of the heavy metal remedies were causing much harm. Silver became expensive and silver medications quickly lost their status to fast developing modern antibiotics of the 1920s and early 1930s.
At about the same time, several billionaire investors successfully forced the price of silver up on the American Stock Exchange in what became known as “Silver Mania”. It was led by billionaires, Bunker Hill, the Rockefeller's, the Carnegie family, and many other smaller investors, who purchased massive amounts of silver with the intention of creating a worldwide shortage of silver.
By restricting the supply of the availability of this precious metal, it had the effect of forcing the price of silver up and at the time, its value climbed to over US$100 an ounce. This of course made the cost of silver remedies far too expensive for most of the population, adding to the decline in its use as a health remedy.
As a remedy, the action of silver depends on physical contact, as it acts as a catalyst and accelerates chemical changes which leads to microbial dysfunction or death. According to experts, no negatively charged microorganism ever tested has been able to stay alive for more than six minutes when exposed directly to colloidal metallic silver
WHAT THE EXPERTS HAVE BEEN SAYING:
Science Digest (March 1978) cites colloidal silver as "...a wonder of modern medicine," and further states, "antibiotics kill perhaps a half dozen different disease organisms, but silver kills hundreds. Resistant strains fail to develop. Moreover, silver is virtually non-toxic. Colloidal silver used as an anti-microbial agent will not create super bugs as antibiotics do."
Alfred Searle, founder of the giant Searle Pharmaceuticals (now Monsanto) stated, "Applying colloidal silver to human subjects has been done in a large number of cases with astonishingly successful results. For internal administration ... it has the advantage of being rapidly fatal to pathogens without toxic action on its host. It is quite stable and safe. Further information indicates that Colloidal Silver does not cause harmful interactions with other medications or topical treatments”.
Larry C. Ford, MD. From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCLA School of Medicine, centre for The Health Sciences, reported in November 1, 1988, "In laboratory tests with colloidal silver, bacteria, viruses, and fungal organisms are killed within minutes of contact. I tested them (the silver solutions) using standard anti-microbial tests for disinfectants. The silver solutions were anti-bacterial for concentrations of 105 organisms per ml of Streptococcus Pyogenes, Staphylococcus Aureus, Neisseria gonorrhoea, Gardnerella Vaginalis, Salmonella and other enteric pathogens, and fungicidal for Candida Albicans, Candida Globata and M. Furfur." (Laboratory tests with colloidal silver.)
Because of the many organisms that have developed strains resistant to modern antibiotics, Dr. Robert Becker's finding is of particular importance. Becker, of Syracuse University stated, "All of the organisms that we tested were sensitive to the electrically generated silver ions, including some that were resistant to all known antibiotics...In no case was any undesirable side effects of the silver treatment apparent.”
Dr. Garry Smith and others, strongly indicate that silver is essential to support the immune system. He states: “Colloidal metallic silver acts as a second immune system for humans by destroying pathogens of all kinds. It is toxic to
bacteria, viruses, fungi (mould) protozoa and many parasites in the egg stage. Colloidal Metallic silver will destroy Staphylococci and Streptococci bacteria, which may cause so many of todays health problems. Silver is a particularly effective bacteriostatic. (It prevents the growth or reproduction of bacteria.)”
Some researchers, such as Dr. Leonard Keene Hirschberg, AM, MD of Johns Hopkins, believe that the potential of colloidal silver is just beginning to be re-discovered. Unlike antibiotics, which are specific only to bacteria, Colloidal Silver disables certain enzymes needed by anaerobic bacteria, viruses, yeasts, and fungus resulting in the destruction of these enzymes. Further indications are that these bacteria cannot develop a resistance to silver, as they do with antibiotics, because silver attacks their food source, rather than them directly.
MECHANISMS OF ANTIBIOTICS VS COLLOIDAL SILVER
Silver Particles are positively charged (+) while many antibiotics do not carry a positive charge. Harmful pathogens very often carry a NEGATIVE (-) charge and good bacteria usually carry a POSITIVE (+) charge.
So we can expect a physical force will come into play between a positively charged particle of silver and a negatively charged pathogen. They will be attracted toward each other and will become physically attached to each other. The force (electrostatic) holding them together is electrical, and they will stay attached together for as long as the electrical charges remain.
When the harmful negatively charged pathogen is disabled by the silver, it loses its negative electrical charge. With no electrostatic charge there is nothing to keep holding the attached positively charged silver particle and the (then) un-charged pathogen together. So, the silver particle is now freed and will just float away to seek out the next available negatively charged pathogen for destruction. A chemical or an antibiotic with no charge will not have any physical force to be strongly attracted towards a negatively charged pathogen.
Theoretically one silver particle has the possibility of killing many thousands of negatively charged pathogens. Because the silver does not enter into any chemical reaction with the pathogen it remains unchanged and retains the same positive charge. The GOOD bacteria, that our body needs, are nearly all positively charged and do not attract the silver particles. Good positively charged bacteria will repel the minute silver particles. This is one reason why silver does not destroy many of our good bacteria.
On the other hand the antibiotics which carry no positive charge have to actually crash into the pathogen then hook up to it and begin the chemical process of poisoning it. This is a chemical reaction and both the chemistry of the antibiotic and the pathogen are irreversibly changed. The poison from the antibiotic remains long after the bacteria has been disabled and it continues to do damage to many healthy cells until it is finally excreted from the body. This side effect can cause much harm and damage for a long time.