How Much Colloidal Silver Should You Take for the Flu?
Folks, in the last few days I’ve gotten several dozen emails and private messages from people asking me to prescribe specific dosages for them, or for their family members or friends with the flu.
Ya’ll know I can’t do that. I’m not a doctor. So by law I can’t prescribe for any individual, or their family members or friends. I’m not medically qualified to do so. And that’s because I’m only a natural health journalist – a writer and reporter – not a medical professional. And I follow the law.
So all I can do is report on my own personal experiences with colloidal silver, or the personal experiences of others, or even what the medical literature or popular literature on the subject might say. And in relation to this flu epidemic, I’ve done this repeatedly this year.
Indeed, the articles I’ve already written on using colloidal silver for this year’s flu epidemic are listed and linked to, directly below. And they’re chock full of examples of what experienced colloidal silver users are doing for this horrific flu. There are examples about using colloidal silver to avoid the flu altogether, and there are examples about using colloidal silver to help shorten the duration and severity of the flu if you have it already.
Nevertheless, directly below I’ll also explain how experienced colloidal silver users establish a general daily dosage for themselves and their family members, for this horrific flu that’s going around. Here’s the straight scoop…
Hi, Steve Barwick here, for The Silver Edge…
Experts generally agree that the deciding on a colloidal dosage for the flu that’s going around is to first find your daily nutritional supplement baseline dosage.
That means the dosage you can safely take every single day for the rest of your life with no chance of ending up with argyria (i.e., silver deposits in the body).
Then, after you’ve established your daily nutritional supplement baseline dosage, you multiply it by four or five times when using colloidal silver to help your body fight off an active infection.
Here’s how it works:
According to the Silver Safety Council, the formula for determining your maximum safe daily nutritional supplement baseline dosage is as follows:
First, multiply your body weight by 12. And then divide that total by the ppm of the colloidal silver solution you’re using.
This will tell you how many DROPS (i.e., from an eye dropper) of colloidal silver you can take each day, safely, for a lifetime, without fear of ending up with argyria (i.e., skin-staining).
For example, if you’re 125 pounds, and you’re using a 10 ppm colloidal silver solution, you’d multiply 12 x 125 = 1,500. Then divide 1,500 by 10 (ppm), which is 150.
So at a body weight of 125 pounds, you can safely take 150 drops of colloidal silver per day, for your entire life, according to the Silver Safety Council.
That’s about a teaspoon and a half per day for a 125 pound person. You can perform the above calculation using your own body weight, and the ppm of whatever colloidal silver product you’re using. It’s very simple.
Once you’ve found out how many drops of colloidal silver you can take each day on a nutritional supplement basis, here’s a link to a web page where you can easily convert drops to teaspoons.
Once Your Daily Baseline Dosage is Calculated…
Once your daily baseline nutritional supplement dosage has been calculated, then, during times of infection, such as a cold or flu, many experienced colloidal silver users will increase their dosage to as much as four or five times their daily nutritional supplement baseline dosage.
So, for example, if you’re a 125 pound person who would normally take a teaspoon and a half full of colloidal silver per day for nutritional supplement purposes, you might increase that to a teaspoon and a half four or even five times a day, for up to a week or ten days, if necessary, when battling an active case of flu.
That’s just a general rule-of-thumb. I’m not “prescribing” it for anyone. I’m just reporting on what thousands of other colloidal silver users have told me they do as I’ve conducted research for my book, The Ultimate Colloidal Silver Manual, which is the world’s best-selling book on colloidal silver and its usage.
Taking a “Vacation” Away from
Colloidal Silver Usage, Afterwards
As I’ve mentioned in several previous articles, whenever I’ve been sick with an unexpected or stubborn infection, and I’ve chosen to taken larger-than-normal amounts of colloidal silver, afterwards I always try to take a short “vacation” away from colloidal silver consumption for a few days to a week or more.
And during the course of that “vacation” away from colloidal silver usage, I always start drinking lots of fresh, pure water in order to help flush any excess or accumulated silver particles out of my body through the liver, kidneys and sweat glands.
I also start taking specific supplements known to help the liver and kidneys clear any excess silver particles and prevent oxidative stress inside the body (such as Vitamin E at 400 IU, N-acetyl-cysteine at 500 mg. and maybe some selenium at 200 mg., as suggested by Dr. Jonathan Wright, M.D. in his articles on colloidal silver usage).
Finally, in case the high doses of colloidal silver I’ve been taking have killed off any of the beneficial digestive microbes in my intestinal tract, I also start taking a good probiotic supplement with a full “grid” of active cultures of beneficial digestive microbes (such as Dr. Langer’s Ultimate 16 Strain Probiotic supplement, or NOW brands GR8dophilus with eight probiotic strains), in order to help my body re-establish it’s internal micro-flora. Or, sometimes I’ll just start eating a good, high-quality yogurt or kefir product that contains large numbers of active beneficial bacterial cultures. And I might do this daily for several weeks.
Only after doing those three things, usually for a good week to 10 days or more after ceasing to take the larger colloidal silver dosages, do I return to my normal daily adult baseline nutritional supplement dosage of colloidal silver.
Beating the Current Flu Epidemic
As for this horrific flu that’s been going around, here are some short but insightful articles you might want to read through in order to see how others have used colloidal silver in order to avoid getting it, or, to dramatically shorten the intensity and duration if they already have the flu:
- Colloidal Silver: Your #1 Best Antidote to Winter Flu Season
- Beating the Winter Cold and Flu Season With Colloidal Silver
- Colloidal Silver versus Cold and Flu Viruses
- Colloidal Silver and the Flu Epidemic
- If Colloidal Silver Is Not Helping Your Flu Symptoms
These articles are important, because they give specific examples from experienced colloidal silver users who explain how they used colloidal silver in order to either avoid catching the flu altogether, or to beat it in short time once they’ve caught it.
A few additional related articles you might want to glance through are these:
- Colloidal Silver and Colds: A Safe, Simple and FAST Way to Stop Colds Before They Get Started!
- Using Colloidal Silver in a Nebulizer for Upper Respiratory Infections
- Colloidal Silver and Strep Throat
Finally, if you haven’t done so already, please be sure to obtain your copy of my 36-page Colloidal Silver Safe Dosage Report, which is available FREE by email at the link in this sentence. The report goes into much more detail about establishing colloidal silver dosages and also relevant warnings about how to avoid over-doing it.
Where to Find Colloidal Silver
Experiential accounts demonstrate that colloidal silver works wonders for numerous types of infections. It’s almost limitless.
Indeed, tens of millions of people worldwide use colloidal silver in small amounts ranging from a teaspoon to an ounce a day (depending upon body weight), to help ward off colds, flu and other upper respiratory infections, and to help boost overall health, well-being and immune system function.
The anti-cancer benefits of colloidal silver are also now becoming well-known (see here). And so are its remarkable skin-healing benefits (see here)… sinus infection benefits (see here)…eye infection benefits (see here)…ear infection benefits (see here and here) anti-viral benefits (see here)…anti-fungal benefits (see here)…anti-bacterial benefits (see here)…tooth and gum disease benefits (see here)…pet infections (see here) and much more (see here).
So if you’re new to colloidal silver usage and are wondering where to buy it, it’s important to know that you can find it in just about any well-stocked health food store in America. Or you can find it on Amazon, or on health sites like SwansonVitamins.
But it can be extremely expensive. In fact, because it works so well against numerous forms of infection and disease, colloidal silver has the highest price mark-up of any nutritional supplement in existence.
The amount of actual silver in a four-ounce bottle of colloidal silver is about five to 12 cents worth. (Yes, I said five to twelve cents.) Yet the manufacturers mark that up about 16,000%, charging a whopping $20 or $30 per bottle.
People are willing to pay through the nose for colloidal silver at health food stores because it heals infections and prevents the spread of germs and disease faster and better than anything else on the planet, and because it’s safe and completely natural, to boot!
So, commercially speaking, the retail price of colloidal silver at health food stores reflects its value to the consumer far more so than its true cost to produce. But here’s the good news:
Make Your Own High-Quality
Colloidal Silver for Pennies!
As I mentioned, typical health food store prices for colloidal silver can range from $20 to $30 for a tiny, four-ounce bottle.
But with a brand new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you can make your own safe, pure, high-quality micro-particle colloidal silver for about 36 cents a quart! In other words, you can make it at actual cost.
Compared to typical health food store prices, your first two one-quart batches literally pay for the entire cost of your new generator! Do you know of any other health product that literally pays for itself the very first few times you use it? The savings are absolutely astonishing!
In fact, by making your own high-quality colloidal silver with a brand new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you’ll be as close to having FREE colloidal silver as you can get, and for the rest of your life!
You’ll never have to pay those exorbitant health food store prices again!
The new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator is now the world’s #1 best-selling colloidal silver generator. Here are just a few reasons why you should own one…
- It pays for itself after your very first batch or two — your total cost to make your first one-quart batch is about 36 cents, compared to the $240 you’d pay at a health food store if you bought an equivalent amount (i.e., eight of those little 4-ounce bottles they normally sell for $30 apiece)!
- Safe, simple to operate…No special skills needed…You just set the handy timer, plug it in, walk away, and three hours later you have a perfect batch of therapeutic quality micro-particle colloidal silver…every time! Here’s a short pictorial demonstrating how astonishingly easy it is to use a new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge:
- Produces uncommonly small silver micro-particles as low as .8 nm. That’s a fraction of a single nanometer. Compare that to health food store colloidal silver which can contain silver particles as large as 200 nm to 1,000 nm (or even larger), and you’ll see why micro-particle colloidal silver is the very best there is! Smaller particles mean your body can absorb and utilize up to 99% of the colloidal silver you take, compared to maybe 30% or 40% with many health food store brands!
- Runs on standard household electricity, but uses less power than a tiny Christmas tree bulb – you won’t even see a blip on your electric bill!
- Produces uniform, crystal clear batches every single time that store for months, or even years, without losing potency!
- Cannot produce silver chloride or unsafe substances – you get pure, therapeutic-quality micro-particle colloidal silver every time!
Just read through some of the testimonials below to see for yourself how you’ll save literally thousands of dollars per year by making your own colloidal silver with your brand new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge!
Here’s what one customer recently wrote to tell us:
“Owning a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge has given us the luxury of being able to use high-quality colloidal silver any time we need it. And we never have to worry about the costs because it only costs a few pennies per quart to make! It is without a doubt the single-best money-saving appliance in my entire house!
Best of all, the machine is very easy to use, and easy to store. I was concerned about ease-of-use, but my fears were unfounded. After I got mine and used it, I immediately bought one and sent it to my 83 year old mom, and she uses it regularly as well.
Now that I have a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator, I can use colloidal silver for everything — disinfecting the kitchen sinks, countertops, and the cutting board… spraying the toilet bowls, and the bathroom countertops and sinks… spraying it on my toothbrush to prevent bacterial growth…rinsing my mouth with it to prevent cavities and gum disease…you name it.
I even put it in the laundry rinse cycle when I do my linens, towels and kitchen rags, so I don’t have to wash them as frequently. It really keeps them fresh, and there’s never any mold or mildew anywhere in our house.
I also put some in the cat’s water bowl each day, and the dog’s too. We use it in the bathtub for skin problems. And of course we drink it when our tummies are queasy, or when we feel a cold or flu coming on. We also gargle with it in order to get rid of sore throats, and sniff it up our noses to get rid of sinus problems.
My husband even sprays it on his hair in the mornings, and has completely eliminated his lifelong dandruff problem. And he sprays a little bit in his eyes from time to time, and now has no more recurrent problems with sties.”
— K. Sullivan, NM
And here’s what another happy customer wrote to say about the tremendous savings she’s achieved by no longer having to purchase her colloidal silver through health food stores:
“We make a quart of colloidal silver at least once a week with the Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from the Silver Edge. I finally sat down and figured out how much this machine has been saving us. By making our own colloidal silver we’ve saved $11,503.20 this year alone, compared to the cost of colloidal silver at our local health food store.
The cost for colloidal silver at our local health food store is $30 for a tiny four-ounce bottle. But with my Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator, I can make eight times that amount (i.e., a full quart) for about 35 cents total cost.
If I were to purchase a quart of colloidal silver at the health food store, which would be eight of those tiny, four-ounce bottles, the cost would be a whopping $240 (i.e., 8 x $30 = $240) compared to the 35 cents I now spend to make a full quart!
Here’s the breakdown of our costs to make a full quart of colloidal silver with our Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator: It costs us about a dollar for a gallon of steam-distilled water at Walmart. So a quart of the steam-distilled water costs about 25 cents. And I estimate we use maybe a nickel’s worth of electricity and maybe another nickel’s worth of silver from the silver rods for every one-quart batch of colloidal silver we make. So that’s 35 cents a quart, all told, for each quart of micro-particle colloidal silver we make!
And frankly, considering how long the .999 fine silver rods have lasted (over a year and a half, so far, for the most recent set), I think it’s probably even cheaper than that. But it’s the lifetime savings we’ve experienced that’s just mind-boggling to me.
For example, we’ve had our Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver unit for nearly five years now. And as I mentioned we make one quart per week, and we spend about 35 cents a week on making colloidal silver.
This means we save about $239.65 a week by not having to purchase a quart’s worth of colloidal silver at our local health food store. So do the math: In just one month, the savings is $958.60…in one year, the savings is $11,503.20…and in five years we’ve saved approximately $57,516.00!
When you put pencil to paper and figure it out, it definitely takes you by surprise. You just think ‘No way. I must have multiplied that wrong.’
But it’s true. The savings is legitimately well over $11,000 a year over health food store prices for colloidal silver, if you make and use a quart of colloidal silver a week like we do! And we reap that incredible savings from the very reasonable $250 investment we made in purchasing our Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator.
In their advertising literature, The Silver Edge says the unit completely pays for itself after your first couple of one-quart batches. But really, that’s quite an understatement when you realize the true extent of your savings!
Of course, once you start making your own colloidal silver with a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you don’t really think about how much you’re saving compared to health food store prices, because it just becomes a normal part of your everyday life. But the savings is nevertheless astonishing when you reflect on it.
What’s especially nice is being able to produce a significantly higher-quality colloidal silver than what’s generally available to the public through health food stores, especially at such a tiny, tiny fraction of the cost.”
— Marie Wilkey, SC
The Bottom Line…
With a high-quality Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you’ll never again have to pay exorbitant health food store or internet vendor prices for high-quality colloidal silver!
Indeed, your first batch or two will indeed completely pay for the entire cost of your generator, compared to health food store prices!
What’s more, you’ll be able to give colloidal silver away FREE to family members, friends and neighbors, because you’ll be making it — literally — for only a few pennies per batch!
Simply click on this link to learn more about this phenomenal new breakthrough in colloidal silver-making technology, including our current, time-limited, money-saving offers that can save you up to $100 if you act quickly and decisively!
Meanwhile, I’ll be back next week with another insightful article on colloidal silver….
Yours for the safe, sane and responsible use of colloidal silver,
Steve Barwick, author
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