Archive for the ‘Silver’ Category

Who has time to be sick? Apparently, only people in the U.K.

By Jana Taylor It’s the start of cold and flu season and for those of us in the labor force, that means the potential to miss work due to an unexpected illness.    It’s interesting to note that although many in the United States have sick days built in as part of their  terms of employment, […]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

NATURAL HEALTH MATTERS with Dr. Laurell Five ways to stay healthy during cold and flu season 1. Get your sleep. Lack of sleep contributes to elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which suppresses the immune system. 2. Watch your stress levels. I know this is easier said than done, but even a little change […]

Silver’s Long History

Silver has played an important role in health and hygiene for thousands of years, from silverware utensils for eating and drinking to surgical tools being fashioned out of silver in the days before widespread sterilization.

Natural Silver

By Jana Taylor Silver (periodic table symbol Ag) is an element found naturally in earth’s crust.   It’s an amazing metal because it is one of the most thermally and electrically conductive metals, and it has the highest reflectivity of any metal.   Silver also happens to be one of the most useful elements… because you can […]

Ionic Colloidal Silver is for more than just humans

By Jana Taylor Ionic Colloidal Silver is used by many people for a whole host of things.   When taken properly, it’s an easy and safe remedy that you can employ at home.  If you have pets, you may have wondered if the same silver you take can be an option for them.  The answer in […]

DIY for silver – Is it a good idea?

By Jana Taylor Silver is becoming quite a popular remedy.   Just search online and you can find people have reported using it for everything from pink eye and sinus infections to burns and cold prevention (and lots of other things in between).  We at Peaceful Mountain® sell four different products in our own Silver line […]

Silver Preparations: The History and Development

By Jana Taylor Over thousands of years civilizations throughout the world have used silver as a healing agent. Its medical, preservative and restorative powers can be traced as far back as the ancient Greek and Roman Empires. In recent history, silver preparations have been used for treatment and prevention of disease and infection. Consider these […]

The Science Behind Silver

By Jana Taylor How Ionic Colloidal Silver Works We have long known the antimicrobial benefits of silver1 for health; after all, people have been using various forms of silver for thousands of years with great success. What remained unclear was the mechanism of how silver worked as an antimicrobial. Modern science has only recently begun […]

The Case of the Blue Man

Have you heard of the ‘Blue Man’?  The ‘Blue Man’ was a gentleman named Paul Karason whose skin turned an unnatural shade of blue, presumably because he used colloidal silver.  The condition is called argyria.   He made quite a splash in the media around 2008 when he appeared on many television shows to be interviewed.  […]

Fight the illness, not the fever

NATURAL HEALTH MATTERS with Dr. Laurell In natural medicine, we try to understand how and why the body is reacting to an illness or condition. Most of the time there is ‘wisdom’ behind the body’s activities when we are sick. Once we understand these actions, we have a better idea of how to support the […]