Your Doctor Friend, Golden Health News, Dr. Peter L. Reynolds, Ph.D., Provo UT, November 1995, p5
Since colloidal silver has hardly been considered for the last 50 years, some of the best scientific research was conducted before 1938. A wide range of pathogens and conditions were addressed using colloidal silver. The following is a collection of pathogens and conditions I have found documented before 1938 where patients were being successfully treated using colloidal silver:


Anthrax Bacilli 2, 3
Appendicitis 3
Axillæ and blind boils of the neck 10
B. Coli 2
B. Coli Communis 7
B. Dysenteria 2
B.Pyocaneus 2
B. Tubercolosis 7
Bacillary Dysentery 4
Bladder Irritation 12
Blepharitis (infection of the eyelids) 13
Boils 10
Bromidrosis in Axille 12
Bromidrosis in Feet 10
Burns and wounds of the cornea 13
Cerebro-spinal Meningitis 3, 9
Chronic Cystitis 10
Chronic Eczema of Anterior Nares 10
Chronic Eczema of metus of ear 10
Colitis 4
Cystitis 8
Dacryocystitis 13
Dermatitis suggestive of toxæmia 4
Diarrhoea (diarrhea) 4
Diptheria 3
Dysentery 3, 6
Ear Affections 5
Enlarged Prostate 12
Epiditymitis 10
Erysipelas 3
Eustachian tubes (potency restored) 8
Follicular Tonsilitis 10
Furunculosis (Hidradenitis Suppurativa) 3
Gonococcus 7
Gonorrhoea 10
Gonorrhoeal Conjunctivitis 10
Gonorrhoeal Opthalimia 13
Gonorrhoeal Prostratic Gleet 11
Hæmorrhoids 12
Hypopyon Ulcer 13
Impetigo 10
Infantile Disease 16
Infected ulcers of the cornea 13
Inflammatory Rheumatism 3
Influenze 11
Interstitial Keratitis 13
Intestinal troubles 6
Lesion Healing 12
Leucorrhoea 6
Menier's Symptoms 6
Nasal Catarrh 5
Nasopharyngeal Catarrh (reduced) 8
Oedematous enlargement of turbinates without true hyperplasia 9
Offensive discharge of chronic suppuration in Otitis Media 10
Ophthalmology 12
Opthalmic practices 5
Para-Typhoid 3
Paramecium (Alternate names for Balantidium coli include Holophrya coli, Leukophrya coli, and Paramecium coli., Balantidiasis) 1
Perineal Eczema 12
Phlegmons 3
Phlyctenular Conjunctivitis 10
Pneumococci 2
Pruritis Ani 12
Puerperal Septicæmia 15
Purulent Opthalmia of infants 13
Pustular Eczema of scalp 10
Pyorrhoea Alveolaris (Riggs disease) 8
Quinsies 6
Rhinitis 9
Ringworm of the body 10
Scarlatina 3
Sepsis 16
Septic Tonsilitis 10
Septic Ulcers of the legs 10
Septicæmia 5, 8
Shingles 6
Soft Sores 10
Spring Catarrh 10
Sprue 6
Staphyloclysin (inhibits) 2
Staphylococcus Pyogenea 7
Staphylococcus Pyogens Albus 2
Staphylococcus Pyogens Aureus 2
Streptococci 7
Subdues inflammation 12
Suppurative Appendicitis (post-op) 10
Tinea Versicolor 10
Tonsilitis 6
Typhoid 3
Typhoid Bacillus 14
Ulcerative Urticaria 4
Urticaria suggestive of toxæmia 12
Valsava's inflammation 8
Vincent's Angina 10
Vorticella 1
Warts 12
Whooping Cough 8

More recent articles have described silver being used to treat the following:

Adenovirus 5, 23
Aspergillus Niger 18
Bacillius Typhosus 21
Bovine Rotavirus 23
Candida Albicans 18, 25
Candida Globata 25
Entamoeba Histolytica (cysts) 24
Escherichia Coli 17, 18, 21
Gardnerella Vaginalis 25
Legionella Pneumophila (Legionaire's Disease) 17
M. Furfur 25
Neisseria Gonorrhea 25
Poliovirus 1 (Sabin strain) 23
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa 17, 18
Salmonella 23
Salmonella Typhi 25
Spore-forming Bacteria 24
Staphylococcus Aureus 17, 25
Streptococcus Fæcalis 17
Streptococcus Pyogenes 25
Vegetative B. Cereus cells 24

The following is a documented list of silver resistant bacteria:

Citrobacter Freundii 20
Enterobacter Cloacæ 20
Enterobacteriaceæ (some strains) 19
Escherichia Coli (some strains) 19
Klebsiella Pneumnoniæ 20
P. Stutzeri (some sträins) 19
Proteus Mirabilis 20
Vegetative B. Cereus Spores 24


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Bibiography

1. Bechhold, H. (1919). Colloids in Biology and Medicine, translated by J. G. M. Bullow. D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, p. 367.
2. Ibid., p. 368.
3. Ibid., p. 376.
4. Searle, A. B. (1919). The Use of Colloids in Health and Disease. (Quoting from the British Medical Journal, May 12, 1917). E. P. Dutton and Company: New York, p. 82
5. Ibid., (Quoting from the British Medical Journal, Jan. 15, l(s)17), p. 83.
6. Ibid., (Quoting Sir James Cantlie in the British Medical Journal, Nov. 15, 1913), p. 83.
7. Ibid., (Quoting Henry Crookes), p. 70.
8. Ibid., (Quoting J. Mark Hovell in the British Medical Journal, Dec. 15, 1917), p. 86.
9. Ibid., (Quoting B. Seymour Jones), p. 86.
10.Ibid., (Quoting C.E. A. MacLeod in Lancet, Feb. 3, 1912), p. 83.
11. Ibid., (Quoting J. MacMunn in the British Medical Journal, 1917, I, 685), p. 86.
12. Ibid., (Quoting Sir Malcom Morris in the British Medical Journal, May, 1917), p. 85.
13. Ibid., (Quoting A. Legge Roe in the British Medical Journal, Jan. 16, 1915), p. 83.
14. Ibid., (Quoting W. J. Simpson in Lancet, Dec. 12, 1914), pp. 71-72.
15. Ibid., (Quoting T. H. Anderson Wells in Lancet, Feb. 16, 1918), p. 85.
16. (1931). Index-catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office United States Army.  United States Government Pnnting Office, Washington, v. IX, p. 628.
17. Moyasar, T. Y.; Landeen, L. K.; Messina, M. C.; Kutz, S. M.; Schulze, R.; and Gerba, C. P. (1990).  Disinfection of Bacteria in Water Systems by Using Electrolytically Generated Copper, Silver and Reduced Levels of Free Chlorine.  Found in Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  The National Research Council of Canada: Ottawa, Ont., Canada, pp. 109-116.
18. Simonetti, N.; Simonetti, G.; Bougnol, E; and Scalzo, M. ( 1992). Electrochemical Ag+ for Preservative Use.  Article found in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, V. 58, 12, pp. 3834-3836.
19. Slawson, R. M.; Van Dyke, M. I.; Lee, H.; and Trevors, J. T. (1992). Germanium and Silver Resistance, Accumulation, and Toxicity in Microorganisms. Article found in Plasmid. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, v. 27, 1, pp. 73-79.
20. Thurman, R. B. and Gerba, C. P. (1989). The Molecular Mechanisms of Copper and Silver Ion Disinfection of Bacteria and Viruses. A paper presented in the First International Conference on Gold and Silver in Medicine. The Silver Institute, Washington, v. 18, 4, p. 295. 21. Ibid., p. 299.
21. Ibid., p. 299.
22. Ibid., p. 300.
23. Ibid., p. 301.
24. Ibid., p. 302.
25. Larry C. Ford, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, Center for the Health Sciences, November 1,1988. Letter available from Teamwork Marketing, PO Box 916, San Anselmo CA 94979.
This list, along with the references, should at least help our doctor friends realize that a lot of research has already been done on colloidal silver. At one time it was quite commonly used. To Be Continued...

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