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NASA gives thumbs up to use of colloidal silver as antibiotic in space; FDA has no jurisdiction in high orbit.

Earth-Moon-View-From-Space(NaturalNews) In the day-to-day happenings of world politics, the United States and Russia are presented on the global stage as arch-enemies. Up in space, however, it's a completely different story. Enter the International Space Station (ISS), which for years has housed astronauts from both countries along with life-support systems unique to each country's needs. The two sides have long remained separate from one another until recently.

For years, the U.S. side of the ISS utilized iodine as its water cleansing agent of choice, while the Russian side took advantage of antibacterial silver for water purification purposes. Both sides coexisted peacefully in their respective methods, with the U.S. picking up whatever extra water the Russian side had leftover. Russia's water purification process has always been much more efficient than that of the U.S.

It seemed that the two opposing nations would never find a common bond in adopting a single, standardized water purification method that served the interests of everyone. However, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently made the decision to adopt Russia's method of purifying its water after coming to the realization that adding ionized silver to water is easier, more effective, and much more efficient than adding iodine.

"Unlike iodine, silver doesn't have to be filtered out of the water," explains a report by Bloomberg, noting that iodine has to be filtered out of the U.S. water after use. "Epsom salts (magnesium) are added to improve its taste."

NASA says silver is an effective purifying agent, despite what the FDA claims

Isn't the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adamantly opposed to people using silver as a safe bactericide? The agency has repeatedly targeted companies trying to help people with antibacterial silver, including during the recent Ebola epidemic when it threatened organizations like the Natural Solutions Foundation for attempting to help Ebola victims by providing them with silver water.

What about the FDA's persecution of Texas-based Utopia Silver Supplements, which has been fighting the agency for more than five years to defend its sale and distribution of colloidal silver supplements? The FDA continues to stonewall all attempts to conduct honest research into silver's bacteria-destroying properties, and they have even threatened to shut down companies that sell it for personal and/or medical use.

The FDA apparently has no jurisdiction up in space, as both U.S. and Russian astronauts will now be taking advantage of silver as a water purifier. Clean water is understandably hard to come by on a space shuttle, and any method of obtaining it is open game. The fact that silver is now the primary method of keeping astronauts alive says a lot about its therapeutic potential.

The U.S. side of the ISS will continue to produce drinking water using iodine as a backup. As ISS subsystems manager Layne Carter puts it, they plan "to have dissimilar redundancies in the space station in case one of the systems has problems." Nevertheless, the purifying method of choice will now be silver.

"Due to widespread growth in the use of colloidal silver as a biocidal agent, development of a simple and cost efficient method of silver testing is valuable," admits NASA on its website. "On station, silver is used as a biocidal agent based on its antimicrobial properties in the potable water system."

Too much silver may be toxic to humans, so NASA is supporting research into a simple technique that it says will allow ISS crew members to test silver levels in water in less than two minutes.

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Just Some Human Diseases Cured By Colloidal Silver


It is well known that certain preparations of silver have germicidal properties. Silver was employed as a germicide and an antibiotic before modern antibiotics were developed. In previous centuries, users would shave silver particles into their drinking water, or submerge whole silver pieces in the drinking water, for the purpose of ingesting the silver by drinking the water. It seems likely that the practice of eating with silver utensils (i.e., silverware) resulted from a belief in the healthful properties of silver. There may be many reasons why administering silver suspended in solution would enhance an individual’s health. It is possible that such a solution operates to inhibit the growth of bacteria, viruses,
and other unwanted organisms, as well as eradicating such existing bacteria, viruses, and other organisms. It is also possible that a solution of silver can have an anti-inflammatory effect, sufficient to reduce symptoms of asthma.
The present invention describes the use of a silver composition in water to treat certain human ailments. An embodiment of the invention is a silver composition comprising small particles of silver which comprise an interior of metallic silver and an exterior of ionic silver which particles are suspended in water. A preferred embodiment of the invention is a silver composition comprising particles of silver wherein more than 50% of the number of particles are less than 0.015 micrometers in size and the particles are colloidally suspended in water.

Human Diseases Cured By and Pathogens Killed by the Inventive Silver Composition:

TABLE-US-00021 Disease Pathogen Effective Concentration

Boils Staphylococcus aureus Killed @ 5ppm

Osteomyelitis Staphylococcus aureus Killed @ 5 ppm

Bacillary Dysentery Shigella boydii Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Burn Infections Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5 ppm

Dental Plaque Streptococcus mutans Killed @ 5 ppm

Diarrhea (Bloody) Shigella boydii Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Diarrhea Escherichia coli Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Ear Infection Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Ear Infection Streptococcus pneumonie Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Enteric Fever Salmonella tyhimurium Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Epiglottitis (In children) Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Eye Infections Staphylococcus aureus Killed @ 5ppm

Corneal Ulcers-Keratitis Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5 ppm

Food Poisoning Salmonella arizona Killed @ 5 ppm

Food Poisoning Salmonella tyhimurium Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Food Poisoning Escherichia coli Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Endocarditis Streptococcus faecalis Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Endocarditis Streptococcus gordonii Killed @ 5 ppm

Meningitis Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Meningitis Enterobacter aerogenes Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Meningitis Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5ppm

Meningitis Streptococcus pneumonie Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Nosocomial Infections Klebsiella pneumoniae Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Nosocomial Infections Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5 ppm

Nosocomial Infections (From Streptococcus pyogenes Killed @ 1.25 ppm hospitals)

Pneumonia Staphylococcus aureus Killed @ 5 ppm

Pneumonia Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Pneumonia Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5 ppm

Pneumonia Streptococcus pneumonie Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Respiratory Tract Infections Streptococcus pyogenes Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Respiratory Tract Infections E. coli Killed @ 2.5 ppm,,

Respiratory Tract Infections Klebsiella pneumoniae Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Scarlet Fever Streptococcus pyogenes Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Septicemia Enterobacter aerpyogenes Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Sinus Infections Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Sinusitis Streptococcus pneumonie Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Impetigo Staphylococcus aureus Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Skin Infections Staphylococcus aureus Killed @ 5 ppm

Skin Infections Streptococcus pyogenes Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Strep Throat Streptococcus pyogenes Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Suppurative Arthritis Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Throat Infections Haemophilus influenzae Killed @ 1.25 ppm

Tooth Decay Streptococcus mutans Killed @ 5 ppm

Urethritis (Men) Trichomonas vaginalis Killed @ 10 ppm

Urinary Tract Infections E. coli Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Urinary Tract Infections Klebsiella pneumoniae Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Urinary Tract Infections Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5 ppm

Urinary Tract Infections Streptococcus faecalis Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Urinary Tract Infections Enterobacter aerpyogenes Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Vaginitis (Women) Trichomonas vaginalis Killed @ 10 ppm

Wound Infections Escherichia coli Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Wound Infections Enterobacter aerpyogenes Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Wound Infections Klebsiella pneumoniae Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Wound Infections Pseudomonas aeruginosa Killed @ 5 ppm

Wound Infections Streptococcus faecalis Killed @ 2.5 ppm

Yeast Infections Candida albicans Killed @ 10 ppm


The 10 ppm silver composition of the present invention was tested and found to be both bacteriostatic and bactericidal for all organisms tested. In other studies, this composition was compared to other commercially available colloidal silver products and found to have a superior activity to all other preparations tested (data not shown). The most interesting observation was the broad spectrum that the 10 ppm silver composition possesses. The antimicrobial activity that was observed was fairly constant independent of the particular organism tested. With the exception of Streptococcus faecalis and Streptococcus aureus (which had MIC values of 10 ppm and 5 ppm, respectively), MIC values ranged
between 1.25 ppm and 2.5 ppm for both gram positive and gram negative organisms. The MBC values behaved similarly with values ranging from 1.25 ppm to 5 ppm with the exception of Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus gordonii, and Streptococcus faecalis (which all had MBC values of 10 ppm). The data suggest that 10 ppm silver embodiment of this invention exhibits an equal or broader spectrum of activity than any one antibiotic tested. Antibiotics generally have restricted antibacterial spectra limited to susceptible organisms, but as the data demonstrate, the silver composition of the present invention is
equally effective against both gram positive and gram negative organisms. The data suggest that with the low toxicity associated with silver, in general, and the broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity of this silver composition, this preparation can be effectively used as an alternative to antibiotics.

DAILY MAIL: “Silver bullet for cancer: Metal can kill some tumours better than chemotherapy with fewer side effects”

"Silver can kill some cancers as effectively as chemotherapy and with potentially fewer side effects, new research claims.

Scientists say that old wives tales about the precious metal being a ‘silver bullet’ to beat the Big C could be true.

The metal already has a wide range of medicinal uses and is a common antiseptic, antibiotic and means of purifying water in the third world.

And British researchers now say that silver compounds are as effective at killing certain cancer cells as a leading chemotherapy drug, but with potentially far fewer side-effects.

They compared it to Cisplatin, currently used to treat a wide variety of cancers, but known to have harsh side effects including nausea, vomiting and even kidney damage.

Silver is used already in everyday products such as deodorant with no known side-effects, and could make for a potentially cheaper alternative to platinum-based Cisplatin.

Researchers from the University of Leeds conducted lab tests which exposed breast and colon cancer cells to various silver-based chemicals over a six day period.

Results, published in journal Dalton Transactions, showed that these silver-compounds were ‘as effective as Cisplatin’ at killing cancer with potentially fewer side effects.

While the team are still unsure about how exactly silver battles cancer, they think its effectiveness may be caused by the structure surrounding silver atoms, known as its ligand.

They think this may help release the silver ion into cells when it enters the body, killing any cancer.

Study author Dr Charlotte Willans plans to spend the next year looking closely at what effect silver has on both cancerous and healthy cells, and whether it could be a safe and effective new anti-cancer drug.

She said: 'It’s certainly an exciting discovery, although I think we have a lot of work to do in the future. It opens the doors in terms of what we can do and investigate.

'Getting these results also gives us the opportunity we need to apply for funding to take the research further.

'This could lead to a cheaper, less toxic alternative to current treatments for cancer.'

Explaining the research in greater detail, Dr Willans added: 'As many are unfortunately aware, chemotherapy can be a very gruelling experience for the patient.

'Finding effective, yet non-toxic drugs is an ongoing problem, but these preliminary results are an important step in solving it.

'Our research has looked at the structure which surrounds a central silver atom. This "shrubbery" is what determines how reactive it is and what it will interact with.

'Our research has used different types of these ligands to see which is the most effective against cancer cells."


Jamaicans Are Learning About Colloidal Silver.. With GREAT Results!

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BROWNS TOWN, St Ann:COLLOIDAL SILVER was used by doctors in the early 20th century, but after the development of more modern antibiotics, its use dwindled. Since the 1990s, however, there has been a resurgence of its use amid claims that it is a cure-all.

Colloidal silver is now in Jamaica and several residents who have used the product are reporting amazing health benefits, dubbing it the miracle water.

Among them is 56-year-old Norman Campbell, popularly know as Boy Blue, of Standfast district in Browns Town, St Ann. Campbell told The Gleaner that he had an enlarged prostate, but after taking the water in prescribed doses for three months, the problem went away.

Tzdhne Ishigyhd, a Rastafarian who lives in the Corporate Area, said she is a lupus survivor and since using colloidal silver, the disease has gone into remission.

Another woman, Erna Hunter of Steer Town, St Ann, said the miracle water has lowered her blood sugar level, got rid of pain in her legs, and got rid of her sinus-related problems.

startling responses

Devon Hall markets the product from Browns Town, St Ann. He told The Gleaner he was introduced to it while he was living in London.

In 1995, while I was living in London my wife suffered with allergies and both of us had chronic sinus problems a gentleman from Iran introduced it to me. So we ordered two bottles and we took it, and since then, from 1995 to date, the problem has not reoccurred, Hall said.

In 2010, he started bottling the product locally, and the responses have been startling.

Persons have used the product and have returned to Hall with the news that their problems conditions such as enlarged prostate, arthritis, Type II diabetes, lupus, chronic sinusitis, ear infections, yeast infections, among several others are no more.

When The Gleaner caught up with Campbell, he spoke about his experience.

Mi did have a prostate problem: Mi prostate did swell. Mi did sick and inna di hospital. I was to operate on it in January this year, Campbell related.

He said after being discharged from the hospital, he had to keep wearing a catheter because he couldnt pass his urine naturally. He wore it for a year.

But late last year, something happened that changed his life forever: He met Hall, who introduced him to colloidal silver. He decided to try it. This was around October.

On January 17, five days before the scheduled operation at the St Anns Bay Hospital, and three months after he started taking the product, the catheter fell out.

Mi get scared and rush to hospital, Campbell said. The doctor checked me and say the prostate shrink back! Is just God and the water wha mi drink!

Prior to that, he said the pain associated with the enlarged prostate had disappeared. And it control mi sugar because Im diabetic. I recommend this to the whole world!

According to Ishigyhd: I started taking the colloidal silver earlier this year. I knew about it before but didnt know where to get it. I was still having symptoms of the lupus rash and a stubborn joint pain but I feel good now! They (doctors) tried to prescribe steroids, but I didnt like that, so the colloidal silver came along and speeded up the process.

Hunter said because of the pain in her feet, she could hardly walk at times. She is diabetic and also suffers from sinusitis.

At nights, I used to cough a lot because of the sinus, Hunter said.

She was introduced to the product by her daughter, who had heard about it. Hunter bought a bottle in January and within two to three weeks, she saw results.

The sinus gone, the pain gone, mi sugar (level) way down. I can walk go anywhere now because my feet dont hurt anymore. Its really good!

With all the positive feedback that Hall has been getting from the product, he was quick to point out that he was not a doctor nor pretending to be one.

Many people, since they have tried it, they have come back and say yes, it has made a difference in their lives. Its like a gift sent from God, Hall stated.

The Sick Have No Clue About This Miracle Solution

By restricting the RECIPIENT British public’s access to information about colloidal silver at the point of sale, the EFSA is effectively pronouncing a death sentence on thousands, perhaps even millions of Brits over time who will die of infectious illness because they did not know about the powerful life-saving, infection-fighting properties of this safe, natural substance, what in the hell is wrong with the people who enforce these death regulations.

It is well known that many of today’s prescription antibiotic drugs are simply no longer effective against pathogenic microorganisms and the deadly infections they can cause but one would think that there doctor would just give it to them if it really works – well they are WRONG, very WRONG!

Colloidal silver is so beneficial to human health!

Even the major news media have documented the fact that infectious microorganisms such as the deadly flesh-eating MRSA and others are growing more and more resistant to modern antibiotic drugs at the same time they deliberately fail to report on how colloidal silver ever more effective than modern antibiotics.

Some pathogens are now even resistant to vancomycin, long considered by doctors to be the antibiotic drug of last resort. And the numbers of these drug-resistant pathogens are growing higher and higher every year, killing more and more Americans – particularly the elderly and the very young who are the least able to withstand the onslaught of infectious disease!

Yet laboratory tests have demonstrated that colloidal silver can kill hundreds of infectious microorganisms – including many of the antibiotic resistant super pathogens such as MRSA – dead in their tracks!

And because colloidal silver is not a poison like modern antibiotics, the deadly microorganisms cannot grow resistant to it. Instead, science tells us that colloidal silver is a safe, natural substance that attaches itself to an enzyme receptor site on the outer shell of pathogenic microorganisms in the human body, and kills them by preventing them from “respiring.” In essence, colloidal silver smothers the deadly little critters!

We cannot let the global pharmaceutical conglomerates and their cronies in the EFSA & US FDA restrict this vital and potentially life-saving information from the world any longer, it is our responsibility to let other’s know about this!

Buy yours today from Pro Colloidal Silver!

Dr. Oz and Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Endorse Colloidal Silver

article-0-1940DFBC000005DC-375_634x501What do TV’s Dr. Oz and Hollywood glamour gal Gwyneth Paltrow have in common?
You might be surprised to learn it’s a mutual love for colloidal silver!
And now they’ve both publicly endorsed it, on The Dr. Oz Show.
TV’s Dr. Oz has publicly endorsed colloidal silver usage…again, for the third time in the past 18 months.
This time, he’s done so along with Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow, author of the best-selling new natural health cookbook, It’s All Good.
I’ll tell you exactly what they said about colloidal silver in just a minute.  But first, a little background…
“Antibacterial, Antifungal and Antiviral”
As you may remember, Dr. Oz first publicly endorsed colloidal silver usage on his television program, The Dr. Oz Show back on February 9, 2012.
During the show, he dubbed colloidal silver a great remedy for sore throats, and said other sore throat remedies don’t work as well because they don’t address the root cause of the problem, which of course, is the infection.
Then, in another episode of his show in February 2013, he introduced his viewers to his father-in-law, the world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Gerald Lemole, M.D., and explained that his father-in-law often incurred the wrath of his fellow medical doctors by recommending natural treatments when he felt they were called for.
When Dr. Oz pressed his father-in-law for information on what kind of natural treatments he uses in his own household, Dr. Lemole replied that one of his favorites was colloidal silver, saying, “Colloidal silver is antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral, and it’s really good stuff for if you feel an oncoming sore throat, or even if you have a wound.  You can spray it on your wound.”
Dr. Oz agreed with him, and even allowed his father-in-law to reach over with a pump-spray bottle of colloidal silver and playfully spray some into his throat, hitting Dr. Oz on the chin with some of the silver spray by mistake.
So twice in a one-year period Dr. Oz publicly endorsed the use of colloidal silver on his television show.
Now, on the August 29, 2013 episode of The Dr. Oz Show, both Dr. Oz and well-known actress Gwyneth Paltrow – star of numerous Hollywood films and winner of an Oscar for her performance as Lady Viola in Shakespeare in Love — heartily endorsed colloidal silver usage.Indeed, after talking about her new book on natural health cooking for a few minutes, Dr. Oz then took Gwyneth Paltrow over to an onstage display of Paltro’s four favorite natural health remedies, and asked her to explain how she uses each one.
Here’s a partial transcript of what they said, from the segment on colloidal silver:
Dr. Oz: (gesturing toward a tiny bottle of colloidal silver) The next trick is to help avoid germs.
Gwyneth Paltrow:  Yes.
Dr. Oz:  There’s actually a TON of data behind it.  Please share it with everyone.
Gwyneth Paltrow: (taking the bottle of colloidal silver and holding it up)  Okay.  Well, people think I’m insane because when I get on an airplane, when I get to my seat, I spray this all over my seat, and then under my tongue, because the research says that colloidal silver really keeps viruses away.  It’s a real viral-repellant.  So I use that a lot, especially when we’re traveling.  I spray the kid’s seats and people think “What is this crazy woman doing?”
Dr. Oz:  This actually was the first antibiotic.  It was silver.
Gwyneth Paltrow:  Was it?
Dr. Oz:  Yes.  They used to put silver coins in milk to keep the milk clean.  These are accepted therapies. And you know, we haven’t thought about it very much, because we have antibiotics.  But this is a very smart way of killing of stuff.  We actually, in our family, are crazy about squirting it in our throat.  It’s our throat spray, our everyday throat spray.   We squirt it in there, and off we go.  Do you do that too?
Gwyneth Paltrow:  Yes, absolutely.
Dr. Oz:  What do you think of the taste?
Gwyneth Paltrow:  I don’t think it’s so bad.  It’s pretty mellow.
Dr. Oz:  It’s pretty neutral.  But we have some fun home remedies for making it taste more palatable for the kids.  If you make it taste good for the kids, they actually will believe it’s something important for them.  Okay?
Gwyneth Paltrow:  That’s true!
Dr. Oz:  By the way, all of these remedies are available in health food stores.
And that was the end of the segment on colloidal silver. Yes, it was very short.  Maybe one day Dr. Oz will do a full show on the benefits of colloidal silver.  We can only hope.
But until then, we have to be thankful that a man with such a huge national following has been willing to thrust colloidal silver firmly into the limelight three times in the past 18 months, however briefly!
Bringing Truth to Light
As you can see, Dr. Oz seemed particularly enamored of using colloidal silver as a daily throat spray for the entire family, to help keep germs away.
And Gwyneth Paltrow seemed to be more interested in using it externally, as a viral disinfectant, as well as under the tongue, as an antiviral remedy.
Of course, colloidal silver is well-known for its profound antibacterial and antiviral qualities.  Those are indeed two of the most obvious and beneficial uses of colloidal silver.
But you can learn dozens more ways people use colloidal silver to fight infection and disease – even serious diseases like MRSA and food poisoning — on the Colloidal Silver Success Stories website.
Obviously, this kind of publicity for colloidal silver from such nationally recognized celebrities and well-known natural health proponents can only be good.
And that’s particularly true since the FDA has been so adamant about keeping knowledge of colloidal silver usage suppressed by passing regulations making it illegal for colloidal silver manufacturers to tell the American public about its astonishing array of infection-fighting benefits.
So kudos to Dr. Oz and to Gwyneth Paltrow for taking a public stand on behalf of safe, natural colloidal silver, and helping bring it to the attention of the American public who  are still largely unaware of its powerful and medically documented healing and infection-fighting qualities.
To learn more about colloidal silver and its long history as a safe, natural infection-fighting agent (and to see what other top medical experts have to say about it, as well) see this article.
For those in the UK who are looking for a good reputable store to buy colloidal silver from, look no further than Pro Colloidal Silver,
Meanwhile, I’ll be back next week with another great article on colloidal silver…
Yours for the safe, sane and responsible use of colloidal silver,
Steve Barwick, author
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