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Chelated Silver™

Chelated Silver™ is silver molecules (the smallest particle of a substance composed of one or more atoms) in solution. It is vastly different from silver-based dietary supplement products known as colloidal silver, which is elemental (unrefined) silver in suspension (typically at a level of 10-50 ppm / parts per million). In colloidal silver, finely divided particles of elemental silver are randomly floating in suspension in water and are not evenly dispersed. In CHELATED SILVER™,molecules of pure, crystallized silver are chemically bonded to nonmetallic molecules, and are therefore evenly dispersed throughout the solution. This bonding in solution considerably enhances Chelated Silver's™ antimicrobal action and persistance (killing power over time).

Chelation occurs when a metal ion forms a heterocyclic bond with a bidentate ligand. Examples of bidentate ligands are carbonate and oxalate ions and ethylenediamine. As a general rule, five- or six-member lingands are favored. Chelated Silver™ ions are chemically bonded to nonmetallic ions and are evenly dispersed throughout the solution. This concentrated and uniform dispersal of Chelated Silver™ ions (typically at a level of 300 to 400 parts per million) throughout the solution considerably enhances their antimicrobial action, persistence and effectiveness.

Silver is beneficial in a myriad of ways. The Silver Institute in Washington, D.C. has studied many of the medical uses of silver and published information about the use of silver in purifying water, promoting skin growth, treating wounds of severely burned patients, protecting eyes, helping people with allergies, and eliminating harmful bacteria.

Chelated Silver™ is highly effective in blocking the respiration of microorganisms causing them to expire. Additionally,  scientific testing is in progress to study the effectiveness of Chelated Silver™ in interdicting anaerobic bacteria (bacteria existing in the absence of oxygen).

Chelated Silver™ is the active ingredient in Silver Soft®. Molecular particles of silver are evenly dispersed throughout a healthful, skin-loving solution of deionized water, antiseptic ingredients and fruit polypectate. Chelated Silver™ is a clear liquid, that typically turns light gold in color over time as silver reacts with light. Silver Soft® is non-drying. Because it does not contain alcohol, chlorine or iodine-based chemicals, Silver Soft®  may be used as often as desired.

Even though it is a powerful microbicide, silver is non-toxic to the human body but is lethal to a wide variety of bacteria, fungi, mold, parasites, and viruses. On-going laboratory tests verify that Chelated Silver™ ranks among the highest germicidal kill ratios of any other skin care product. Unlike alcohol which is effective only when wet (and immediately evaporates when exposed to air), Silver Soft® persists over several hours, or until rinsed. This elevated and persistent level of germicidal activity on skin (the largest organ of the body) allows the skin to accelerate its own natural cellular capacity to renew and regenerate.© Clinical and laboratory testing has documented microorganisms killed including E-coli, Staphylococcus aureus (including recent testing against MRSA), pseudomonas, herpes simplex virus, and salmonella. Kill percentages are typically in the range of 99.9994%.

The Silver Soft® for Skin Patent and Registered Trademark

Silver Soft® for Skin is protected by a United States Patent and two Registered Trademarks. In brief, the patent description is "a liquid antiseptic and cleanser having enhanced long-term stability." Multiple formulations of the technology provide a number of versitile applications as a natural germicide, for personal health, first aid, and a number of skin conditions.

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