Silver, in its many forms that include chelated, nano, ionic, and colloidal silver, is gaining ground as more people realize the very real antibiotic resistance epidemic we are facing. You may have bought it online, or know of a friend who swears by colloidal silver uses.
Colloidal silver is a natural antibiotic that consists of metallic silver particles suspended in water. According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health):
“Silver has a long and intriguing history as an antibiotic in human health care. It is used in water purification, wound care, bone prostheses, reconstructive orthopedic surgery, cardiac devices, catheters, and surgical appliances.”