June 12, 2017; by Paul Fassa (Silver Bulletin e-News Magazine/UtopiaSilver.com) By now, if you’ve visited this site fairly often, you know of colloidal silver’s amazing antibiotic, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties. But a new surprising application for colloidal silver has been found just in time for allergy season.
Even more dramatic than simple grass and tree pollen allergies, colloidal silver is a safe and effective treatment for sinusitis, which is inflammation of the sinuses that’s usually mistreated by mainstream medicine. I have personally seen folks go round and round with prescribed pharmaceuticals that devolves into a dwindling spiral of more illness and despair while claiming nothing works.
Of course, they never tried colloidal silver. And of course, when I would give that advice they politely ignored it because they knew nothing worked. They preferred to continue as medical Big Pharma victims (for more attention?) rather than step outside the media and mainstream propaganda antibiotic “solutions” that are more dangerous than effective.
If you’re among those who know of colloidal silver’s efficacy against bacteria, viruses, and fungal infections, I’ll explain how to use colloidal silver for allergies first. Then if you’re curious as to why you should use colloidal silver and how it is effective for allergies and sinusitis, that will be explained. After that, you can read why you should avoid pharmaceutical antibiotics. Fair enough?
Techniques for Administering Colloidal Silver into Nasal Cavities
The most obvious method would be using an empty nasal spray container filled with colloidal silver or simply an eye dropper. The only issue with these methods is the nostrils may be too clogged to gain entry into the complete sinus cavity. But if it could, that direct application may be uncomfortable to some.
The best way for many may be with the age old neti pot. They are inexpensive as plastic or ceramic versions. They are available online or at health food stores and specialty shops. Two things are very important:
1) Use either Kosher or unprocessed sea salt, not iodized table salt.
2) Use distilled or reverse osmosis/charcoal filtered water, not tap water (unless you boil it first). It’s wise to bring either water source to body temperature before using it in the neti pot.
You see, a few years ago in Louisiana, two people who used the neti pot with tap water were infected by brain eating amoebas lurking in the not too well cleaned tap water. Part of the nasal cavity is very near the brain, as you probably know. Of course, many blamed the neti pot, not the water. But as a result of this horrific mishap, the warning to not use unpurified tap water was popularized.
If the nose is clogged, it may be necessary to use the neti pot first to clear things out a bit, then go a second round with colloidal silver. Or one can combine the two in one round or simply begin with colloidal silver if nasal passage ways are sufficiently clear.
The fact that you would be bypassing the gut with neti pot applications eliminates any concerns of disrupting gut “good” probiotic bacteria in the intestinal flora, in my opinion.
The video below gives you a visual display of how to use the neti pot.
Why Colloidal Silver Would Be Effective with Allergies or Sinusitis
In addition to the pathogens coming in as you breath, there’s a common bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which has been suspected as a source of inflammation in the airways that invites bronchial and sinus infections since the 1950s.
Allergic reactions may be more prominent among those bearing chronic low level infections of P. aeruginosa.
A 2008 study discovered this pathogen was in the lungs of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or disorder) at a sub-clinical level that wasn’t transmittable. Only the hapless COPD person had without a threat to others.
In a Leukocyte Biology February 2012 print issue, researchers show a link between common environmental bacteria and airway inflammation. It seems the researchers observed that “strains of P. aeruginosa cause white blood cells to produce very high levels of histamine, which in turn leads to inflammation, a hallmark symptom of asthma.”
It is prudent to add sinusitis and seasonal allergies to their observations. Histamines are histamines, and histamines running rampant are the basis of seasonal allergy reactions.
The earlier 2008 study also noted that antibiotics were not very effective, as the P. aeruginosa pathogen continually shifted strains to outwit antibiotics in its struggle for survival. Actually, this phenomena is common with synthetic pharmaceutical antibiotics.
Also, it’s common for P. aeruginosa to be part of a biofilm, a slimy network of like pathogens that also offer pharmaceutical antibiotic resistance. But thus far, bacterial pathogens’ adaptability and social networking within biofilms have not offered sufficient defenses against P. aeruginosis and other bacterial pathogens, even the dreaded MSRA bacteria.
More Reasons to Avoid Pharmaceutical Antibiotics
This, in addition to creating new patents for a period of market exclusivity at high prices, is why Big Pharma keeps coming up with newer and purportedly more potent quinolone and fluoroquinolone antibiotics that have side effects that are extremely dangerous. And yet they are commonly prescribed for even minor sinus infections.
The resulting side effects are so widespread and devastating, even crippling patients, that mainstream media TV, PBS News Hour, offered a powerful unbiased report a few years ago on the hidden consequences of these antibiotic classes, especially of the fluoroquinolone category, with brand names Cipro, Levaquin, Factive, Avelox, Noroxin, and Floxin. Here’s that PBS report.
After a surge of serious adverse event reported, the FDA some years back issued a black box warning for fluoroquinolone antibiotics warning of potential tendinitis and tendon ruptures. Then more recently the FDA updated that black box warning to include “irreversible peripheral neuropathy (serious nerve damage)”.
Black box warnings are the most serious warnings before market removal, which usually doesn’t happen until the class action lawsuits mount and/or the medicine’s patent expires. In other words, usually after the pharmaceutical company has made its millions.
And black box warnings are not available to consumers. They are meant for the discretion of those who prescribe them. Seems most MDs ignore them when they prescribe them for urinary tract infections and sinusitis. They’re either too busy or willfully ignorant.
Actually they shouldn’t be prescribed at all. Especially since colloidal silver’s effectiveness is not affected by bacterial pathogens ability to mutate sufficiently for resisting pharmaceutical antibiotics.
But Big Pharma makes no big bucks with colloidal silver because they cannot patent it. It’s produced from silver in a way that does not involve man-made synthetic chemicals. And of course, high quality colloidal silver doesn’t produce serious side effects, though mainstream media’s protection of Big Pharma’s advertising money involves promoting the “Blue Man” nonsense to scare aware you from using colloidals silver.