colloidal silver


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colloidal silver

1. Any preparation of silver in which the particles of silver or silver proteinate are suspended in the solution rather than being dissolved in it.
2. A liquid in which silver particles are suspended. It is marketed as a dietary supplement, but the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine has determined that this product has no safe or effective use.
See also: silver
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In other words, the potency, toxicity and safety of any particular colloidal silver product are simply unknown.
As with any dietary supplement, colloidal silver isn't subject to the same regulatory process as drugs.
99 each, Mouthwatchers Colloidal Silver Anti-Bacterial toothbrushes can be purchased online at mouthwatchers.
Taking colloidal silver has never been proven to have any antibacterial effects.
According to the report, FDA has warned about at least eight of these 12 ingredients, some as long ago as 1993; those eight supplements were chaparral, colloidal silver, comfrey, country mallow, germanium, kava, lobelia and yohimbe.
We previously reported the effects of Colloidal Silver in tablet form at daily amounts of 75mg for 2 months on various clinical and physiological parameters in 6 volunteers not ingesting dietary supplements.
This means there were no fatalities from calcium, chromium, zinc, colloidal silver, selenium, iron, or multimineral supplements.
Though micro porous ceramic filters infused with colloidal silver had been made by a number of private companies before Potters for Peace began its work, Rivera looked at what had been a largely proprietary technology and put his energy into reproducing it as an open-source process.
Now, scientists are rediscovering its potent effects and colloidal silver - a liquid suspension of silver particles, sometimes called nanosilver - is being incorporated into everything from sticking plasters and burns dressings to treatments for stomach ulcers.
The colloidal Silver XP combat bacteria before it breaks down and causes body odor.
The filters contain colloidal silver, which helps kill bacteria.
Unfortunately, colloidal silver products had previously qualified as dietary supplements in the FDA's original rulings and so became available for legal sale in the United States.