One of the ingredients that emphasizes the therapeutic side of our natural soaps is colloidal silver. This is a purely natural substance, consisting of submicroscopic silver conglomerates, suspended in pure ionized water. Silver works on a wide range of bacteria without any side effect or damage to body cells, on the contrary: it can greatly stimulate the repair of injured tissues.
The use of silver for its medical properties has been known since antiquity. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, wrote about using it as an antimicrobial agent in the year 400 BC. Nowadays, the use of silver nanoparticles, also called colloidal silver, is known to have an exceptional ability to neutralize germs and is promoted as a treatment for various skin conditions.
Briefly: when silver enters the stage, all bacteria, mushrooms and viruses say farewell and disappear. Broadly: at present, silver has a wide range of applications in medicine. It is commonly used as a broad spectrum disinfectant, for water disinfection, is incorporated into medical supplies, used in dentistry for dental implants and also used in specialized bandages and ointments. Colloidal silver has the advantage of having no side effects, as is the case with antibiotics, it does not create resistance and has not only bactericidal properties but also antiviral properties. Colloidal silver acts only on pathogens, friendly or good bacteria in the body do not suffer, nor our body cells, because they have another oxygen metabolism system. In other words, it has antibiotic effect, but without any side effect. Moreover, colloidal silver, unlike modern antibiotics, simply does not create resistance or immunity in the organisms it destroys. Colloidal silver is beneficial in many skin conditions, such as psoriasis or eczema. It is also used for scratches and even for the relief of injuries left by burns. The benefits of colloidal silver are also found in diseases such as pneumonia, herpes, shingles or warts. Recently, colloidal silver is making more and more waves and gaining more and more supporters, including the prominent personality of American television Dr Oz and actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who have taken a public stance in favour of its efficiency, going so far as to call it “Universal remedy”. All these almost miraculous properties make it natural to use it in our soaps, as they take care of both the comfort and the health of your skin.