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Natural Antifungal

Silver’s natural antimicrobial properties are being used in tons of consumer products, from washing machines that sanitize clothes to fungicides for your shoes. Many are concerned about the health and environmental effects regarding nano materials, nano silver in particular (there’s concern about it’s antimicrobial effects on the small end of the food chain). Besides the […]

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Toe Fungus? Pain in the heel (tingling or burning)? Discolored toenails? All of this can be a sign of athlete’s foot—a fungal infection of the foot that is more prevalent in summer. Fungus thrives on moist feet, especially if there is dead skin (which most feet have in abundance). If you’re going barefoot or wearing […]

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At the beginning of the month we posted about a study that found a difference between ionic silver and colloidal silver (nano silver particles suspended in water) at the cellular level. It’s hard to draw health conclusions from a single study, especially when it doesn’t go into the consequences for the cells given the different […]

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You may be aware about a debate that rages: is colloidal silver safe? Is nano silver? Is it safe for the environment? Natural medicine advocates insist that it is, while its (much richer) opponents try and cast doubt. Fortunately, environmentalists are beginning to weigh in with evidence and research in support of colloidal silver. Colloidal […]

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Tinea Versicolor is a yeast infection that causes a discoloration of the skin. In most cases it can be easily treated with home remedies, but for many people the yeast infection will recur chronically. A fairly common skin infection, tinea versicolor may affect up to 8% of the population. Malassezia globosa, Malassezia furfur, and Pityrosporum ovale can all […]

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