Ionic Silver refers to silver in its ionic form, where it has lost an electron and carries a positive charge. It is known for its antimicrobial properties, as it can effectively kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Ionic Silver works by disrupting the cellular processes of these microorganisms, preventing their replication and survival. It is commonly used in various healthcare and consumer products, such as wound dressings, water purification systems, and topical ointments, for its potential antibacterial and disinfectant effects.
Action of Product:
- Immune Support: Ionic Silver supports the immune system, helping to defend against pathogens and infections.
- Wound Healing: Ionic Silver promotes faster healing and regeneration of tissues, aiding in wound recovery.
- Oral Hygiene Support: Ionic Silver helps maintain oral health by reducing harmful bacteria in the mouth.
- Skin Care Benefits: Ionic Silver's antibacterial properties can assist in managing various skin conditions and promoting healthy skin.
- Respiratory Health: Ionic Silver supports respiratory well-being by targeting respiratory pathogens and promoting a healthy respiratory system.
- Can be used to disinfect contaminated water making it suitable for drinking.
- Can be used topically.
Storage (if applicable):
Store at room temperature below 25c, then refrigerate dispensing bottle after opening. Keep out of reach of children.
Contents, including excipients:
Purified water, Ionic Silver 10 ppm
Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, nut free, preservative free, dairy free, alcohol free, without binders, fillers and flowing agents.
For extemporaneous dispensing in a clinical setting as directed by a health care practitioner. Due to the high bioavailability of the product, the dosages are more conservative than non-ionic supplements.
Adults: 10 drops per dose. 2-4 doses per day. For prevention while travelling 2 doses per day. For active infection smaller doses every hour.
Children (6-12yrs): 5 drops per dose. 2 doses per day.
Children (2-6yrs): 2 drops per dose. 2 doses per day.
Children (0-2yrs): 1 drop per dose. 2 doses per day. Can be used topically on nipples during breastfeeding, and on dummies.
Empty 50ml, 25ml and 15ml dropper bottles can be purchased from PHS.
|Cautions/Contraindications (if applicable)
Allergic Reactions: Some individuals may be sensitive or allergic to silver. If you experience any adverse reactions such as rash, itching, or swelling, discontinue use and seek medical advice.
Long-term Use: Prolonged or excessive use of ionic silver may lead to a condition called argyria, where the skin turns bluish-grey due to silver accumulation. It is important to follow recommended dosage guidelines and consult a healthcare professional for prolonged use.
Drug Interactions: Ionic silver may interact with certain medications, such as antibiotics, thyroid medications, and medications for treating hypothyroidism. Consult with a healthcare provider if you are taking any medications to avoid potential interactions.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Limited information is available regarding the safety of ionic silver during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It's best to consult with a healthcare provider before using this product if you are pregnant or nursing.
Kidney Function Impairment: Individuals with impaired kidney function should exercise caution when using ionic silver, as it may accumulate in the body and lead to potential toxicity. Consult a healthcare professional before starting supplementation.
Other Medical Conditions: If you have any pre-existing medical conditions or are undergoing medical treatment, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before using ionic silver to ensure its safety and suitability for your specific situation.