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New Study Proves Colloidal Silver Decimates Fungal Pathogens; Even Superior to Popular Anti-Fungal Drugs

A recent study (see study overview at the end of this article) conducted by the Department of Microbiology at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, Korea, and published in the prestigious Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, demonstrates what tens of thousands of colloidal silver users have already known for years, i.e., colloidal silver is one of the most powerful and effective natural anti-fungal agents in the world.

The study authors tested silver nanoparticles (read: colloidal silver) against the Candida species of fungus (the chief culprit in women’s vaginal yeast infections and the more sinister chronic candidiasis syndrome) as well as the Trichophyton species (the most common cause of athlete's foot , jock itch and ringworm, as well as hair and nail fungal infections in humans).

What they discovered is that the silver particles “showed potent activity against clinical isolates and ATCC strains” of the fungal pathogens.

What this means is silver was equally effective against lab-grown strains of the fungal pathogens and strains isolated from infected specimens.

Colloidal Silver Even Beats Diflucan

The study authors also found that silver was comparable in effectiveness to Amphotericin B, one of the most powerful prescription antifungal drugs known to man, which is often used intravenously to cure serious systemic fungal infections.

What’s more, silver was found to be superior in effectiveness to the well-known anti-fungal drug fluconazole (popularly known as Diflucan).

Treating Fungal Infections With Colloidal Silver

This is of course nothing new to experienced colloidal silver users. They frequently use this powerful natural antibiotic to heal fungal infections of all sorts.

For example, it is now well known that many nasty cases of dandruff are actually topical fungal skin infections in disguise. What’s not as well known publicly is that colloidal silver, put into a simple pump spray bottle and sprayed lightly on the head each morning after drying your hair from the shower will eliminate such topical stealth fungal infections in a matter of days!

Fungal infections of the inner ear can likewise be cured in only a few short days simply by putting a few drops of colloidal silver into the ears each day for several days in a row, allowing it to seep down into the ear for ten of fifteen minutes before draining it back out.

Likewise, fungal infections of the eyes can be healed practically overnight, simply by putting a couple of drops of colloidal silver directly into the eyes, several times a day. (Similarly, Pink Eye can also be eradicated in a few short days using the same technique. And it works great for styes too, which many doctors believe are simply staph infections in the eye.)

Thrush mouth, which is simply a Candida “yeast” fungal overgrowth in the mouth, and is often characterized by a white tongue, can be rapidly cured by using colloidal silver. Simply swish a tablespoonful of colloidal silver around in your mouth two or three times a day, for a good five minutes each time. You can swallow afterwards, or simply spit it out if you prefer. Do this especially after any meal in which sugary products have been consumed. You’ll find the “thrush” symptoms diminishing within a few short days, and eradicated within a week or two.

Athlete’s foot and stubborn toenail fungal infections can also be wiped out by using colloidal silver instead of potentially harmful antifungal drugs that have been known to harm the liver. Simply take a glass baking dish (such as the ones used for baking cakes) and pour an inch and half or so of colloidal silver into it. Then soak your feet for about 30 minutes while watching television or reading a book.

Athlete’s foot can be eradicated in a few short days following this simple method. But stubborn toenail fungal infections may take up to three weeks, or even a bit longer. Nevertheless, you’ll soon notice nice, clear new nails growing in where the old yellowy, or gray-green infected nails were. Trim the old infected toenail away as it grows out naturally, and let the beautiful new, uninfected nail grow in normally.

[Granted, the above-described procedure can be very expensive if you are using commercially prepared colloidal silver products purchased from a health food store or through an internet source. Commercial brands of colloidal silver can cost up to $30 for a tiny four-ounce bottle – which is hardly enough to fill a baking dish once, much less each night for three weeks. That’s why we strongly recommend the new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator, which allows you to make a full quart of high-quality micro-particle colloidal silver at a time, for about 36 cents. Your first batch or two literally pays for the entire cost of the generator, based upon the prices charged by health food stores for commercial colloidal silver brands. In fact, when you make your own colloidal silver with a high-quality Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator, each one-quart batch is the equivalent of eight of those tiny four-ounce bottles you find in health food stores for around $30 a bottle. In other words, what you can make yourself for 36 cents would cost you up to $240 were you to purchase it at a health food store. That’s why owning the means of colloidal silver production by purchasing a high-quality Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator is so essential in these days of strange diseases. Get the generator, and make your own colloidal silver quickly and easily, in the comfort and privacy of your own home, for only 36 cents a quart for the rest of your life. That’s as close to “free” colloidal silver as you’re ever going to get!]

Vaginal and Systemic Candida Yeast Infections

Perhaps the most widely known use of colloidal silver for fungal infections is its use by women who suffer from chronic vaginal Candida yeast infections, or systemic Candida yeast infections. Women frequently use larger than normal doses of colloidal silver for a few weeks -- anywhere from two to four ounces daily of a 10 ppm solution –in order to rid themselves of nasty Candida yeast infections.

Internal use of colloidal silver like that against deep-seated fungal infections such as Candida yeast can be amazingly effective. However, for maximum success you absolutely have to remember to re-establish your body’s natural intestinal flora during and after the treatment period.

Contrary to popular belief, colloidal silver does not know the difference between the beneficial bacteria that inhabit your intestinal tract, aiding in digestion and contributing to the body’s overall immune status, and the nasty fungal and microbial pathogens that compete for turf in the same region and wreak havoc on your health.

Generally speaking, colloidal silver kills all single-celled microbes it comes into contact with, good and bad alike. And if you are taking larger-than-normal daily amounts of colloidal silver (such as three or four ounces a day rather than several small teaspoons full per day) in order to stop a nasty internal fungal infection, you can wipe out a large portion of your body’s beneficial micro-flora along with the fungal pathogens you’re after.

And because Candida yeast and other fungal pathogens are such rapid colonizers if there are no beneficial microorganisms in the intestinal tract to form a competitive barrier against them, all of your efforts to heal a Candida yeast infection can end up being for naught. The relatively large daily dose of colloidal silver will kill everything in its track, so to speak. And then when the treatment is finished, the Candida yeast fungus can step back in and re-colonize your entire intestinal tract, potentially leaving you in worse shape than when you started.

The simple solution is this: If you find that you have to use larger-than-normal daily amounts of colloidal silver internally to rid yourself of a persistent or deep-seated Candida yeast infection, be sure to re-colonize your digestive tract daily with Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium and other beneficial microbes that are native to the intestinal tract.

By doing so daily, during the entire colloidal silver treatment period and for a week or so afterwards, you will completely stop the Candida fungal pathogen from re-establishing colonies in your digestive tract.

You can do this by taking commercial supplements containing beneficial microbes, such as one called I-Flora from Sedona Labs which contains a “grid” of 16 different beneficial microorganisms that are native to the human intestinal tract. Or you can do so by eating moderate daily portions of high-quality yogurt containing high levels of active beneficial bacterial cultures.

You can purchase supplements containing high levels of beneficial bacterial at just about any good health food store. Or you can get high-quality yogurt with active beneficial bacterial cultures at health food store as well as many larger chain supermarkets.

One of Nature’s Most Astonishing Remedies Against Fungal Infections

With that simple caveat, you’ll probably find, like many thousands of other people have, that colloidal silver is one of nature’s most astonishing remedies against fungal infections.

Perhaps that is why colloidal silver is one of the top-recommended products for healing stubborn fungal infections mentioned in the best-selling book, Prescription for Nutritional Healing by certified nutrition counselor Phyllis A. Balch and her husband Dr. James F. Balch, M.D., who recommend it for everything from athlete’s foot to Candidiasis.

Learn More About Colloidal Silver Usage

To learn more about colloidal silver’s astonishing array of benefits against infection and disease, and how to use it effectively and safely, you might want to obtain an inexpensive copy of the brand new, studio-quality 60-minute Colloidal Silver Secrets Video at http://www.ColloidalSilverSecretsVideo.com/.

The video features yours truly being relentlessly interviewed by television personality Kristyn Burtt about colloidal silver and its usage. The video includes dosage information, usage demonstrations, a look at the best and worst kinds of colloidal silver generators, and even a segment on how to assemble a do-it-yourself emergency colloidal silver generator in under 2 minutes, out of common household items.

For more extensive information on colloidal silver usage, including three full chapters of intensive dosage information for specific diseases, you might want to consider getting a copy of the newly updated, 547-page Ultimate Colloidal Silver Manual, which is now the world’s #1 bestselling book on colloidal silver and its usage.

Plus, there is a plethora of great information on colloidal silver at http://www.TheSilverEdge.com/, including a FREE downloadable 16-page special report on how to determine the safest daily colloidal silver dosage for you, based upon your own body weight, and in accord with the EPA’s published maximum safe daily intake level.

The Study Overview

Directly below you’ll find the brief overview I promised of the new university medical study which amply demonstrates colloidal silver’s incredible effectiveness against fungal pathogens of the Candida and Trichophyton species.

It is too bad the U.S. medical community refuses to embrace this vital, peer-reviewed information. If they did, they could pretty much help put an end to today’s growing epidemic of fungal infections, which can cause diseases ranging from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia to serious immune system deficiencies, cancer and other life-threatening conditions.

The intransigence of the medical community in regards to its refusal to embrace colloidal silver even in the face of a growing body of new studies proving its effectiveness is due chiefly to the overwhelming influence wielded by the huge multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical corporations. Big Pharma simply does not want to see any relatively inexpensive, safe and natural nutritional supplement competing with their expensive and potentially harmful prescription antifungal, antiviral and antibiotic drugs.

So that’s where things stand. And it is largely why bureaucrats in the U.S. EPA and FDA are working so hard to re-classify beneficial silver nanoparticles (read: colloidal silver) as a “pesticide,” so they can regulate this safe, natural substance into oblivion at the behest of the big pharmaceutical companies. (See the latest blog post on this topic here.)

They don’t want you to know what researchers in other parts of the world are confirming in droves, i.e., that safe, natural colloidal silver is simply the most powerful natural pathogen killer on the face of the earth.

J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008 Aug;18(8):1482-4.

Antifungal effect of silver nanoparticles on dermatophytes.Kim KJ, Sung WS, Moon SK, Choi JS, Kim JG, Lee DG. Department of Microbiology, College of Natural Scienes, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, Korea.

Spherical silver nanoparticles (nano-Ag) were synthesized and their antifungal effects on fungal pathogens of the skin were investigated.

Nano-Ag showed potent activity against clinical isolates and ATCC strains of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Candida species (IC80, 1-7 microg/ml).

The activity of nano-Ag was comparable to that of amphotericin B, but superior to that of fluconazole (amphotericin B IC80, 1-5 microg/ml; fluconazole IC80, 10- 30 microg/ml).

Additionally, we investigated their effects on the dimorphism of Candida albicans. The results showed nano-Ag exerted activity on the mycelia.

Thus, the present study indicates nano-Ag may have considerable antifungal activity, deserving further investigation for clinical applications.

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