But there are many other uses for it as well, and we've composed this handy guide to help you understand how to get the most out of colloidal silver while using it safely to avoid argyria.
Although any website with a .gov ending is going to say colloidal silver is ineffective at everything, there is much evidence to the contrary. In fact, silver has been used to help fight infections for years and some scientists even believe it could be the missing link to help solve the antibiotic-resistant superbug problem creeping up on the global population. A team led by James Collins, a biomedical engineer at Boston University in Massachusetts, has described how silver can disrupt bacteria. The work is published in Science Translational Medicine.
Collins and his team essentially discovered that silver works in the human body by attacking bacterial cells in two main ways.