Monday, January 31, 2011

Online Sources for Glass Containers for Making, Storing and Using Colloidal Silver

Here’s where to get varying sizes of glass canning jars, amber glass storage bottles, pump spray bottles, and more, for making, storing and using colloidal silver…

It used to be that you could find the glassware needed for making, storing and using colloidal silver just about anywhere, locally.

But lately, it’s been more difficult to find some of these items. Even the one-quart glass canning jars – such as Ball or Mason jars – have become difficult to find locally, in some parts of the country.

But I’ve got good news for you, below. There are still plenty of good online sources through which you can obtain these glassware products relatively inexpensively.

But First…

But first, before you order online, have you checked around locally?

In many areas of the country, Wal-Mart still carries one-quart glass canning jars, such as the popular Ball and Mason jars.

If you can’t find them at Wal-Mart, try your local chain supermarket. Our local Albertson’s supermarket carries one-quart Ball canning jars, for example.

I even found a bunch of one-quart canning jars earlier this year at a local Michael’s Crafts store –

-- and I was surprised to find larger half gallon glass canning jars at a Hobby Lobby outlet! They were expensive, at $5 each, but I picked up five of them just because they’re so difficult to find, yet so handy for making larger batches of colloidal silver.

Often, you can also locally find some of the more functional glass containers, such as glass pump spray bottles for spraying colloidal silver onto your body, or onto household contact surfaces you might want to disinfect.

For example, my local health food store had the glass pump spray bottles for spraying liquids such as colloidal silver. These had the “fine mist” spray nozzles, which are great for spraying colloidal silver onto your underarms, face, etc., or even into your eyes.

But you can also get the standard pump spray nozzles, which spray with a little more force, and which are more useful for spraying colloidal silver around your kitchen and bathroom sinks, and onto countertops and other touch surfaces you might want to disinfect.

What To Do If You Can’t Find
The Glassware You Need, Locally…

If you can’t find the glassware you need for making, storing and using colloidal silver locally, don’t despair.

Below is a list of great sources for just about every type of glassware you could possibly want.

You’ll have to search through these web sites carefully. But by taking your time and following through on their links for glassware, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for.

Important Tip: Any time you order the Amber Glass Boston Round storage bottles from an online company, you must make sure they come with the plastic lids, or that you can order the lids separately.

Some companies sell the plastic lids separately, and some include them with the bottles. So before you order, be sure to check which way the company sells their bottles and lids. You don’t want to end up ordering bottles, and come to find when your package arrives that you don’t have any lids for them.

The same thing goes for glass pump spray bottles. Make sure the pump sprayers come with the bottles, or order them separately.

Here are just a few of the online sources I’ve found recently:

Best Online Sources I’ve Found So Far

This company has one-quart canning jars (perfect for making one-quart batches of colloidal silver), gallon sized food storage jars (great for making gallon batches of colloidal silver), gallon sized amber glass storage jugs (great for storing colloidal silver for the long-term), plus, 16 oz. and 32 oz. amber glass storage containers, and much more.

Phone: 206-340-0459

This company carries the larger 32 ounce amber glass Boston Round storage bottles with plastic lids. They even have the tiny Amber glass spray bottles, which allow you to spray countertops, sinks, or other contact surfaces with your colloidal silver, if you ever need to. They also have the little glass eyedropper bottles, for applying silver to the eyes or ears.

Tons of different types of glass containers. Just click on the “Glass” tab on their home page.

Phone: 518-880-6980

Lots of different amber glass bottles, including eye dropper bottles, pump spray and even amber glass gallon jugs for storing larger amounts!

This is one of the very few places you can get the tiny one-ounce glass nasal spray pump bottles, for spraying colloidal silver up into your sinuses


4500 Beloit Drive, Sacramento, CA 95838
Phone: 916-929-4500 Fax: 916-929-3604 Email:

Phone: (305)-599-9123 Toll-free phone: (866) ASC-9880
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Finally, from time to time Ace Hardware online also has Ball wide-mouth glass canning jars in the traditional 32 ounce size, as well as the larger 64 ounce size (half gallon) size, and on rare occasions the full 128 ounce (one full gallon) size, which are very expensive, but they allow you to make a gallon at a time of colloidal silver (see my note below on making large batches, under the “Watch the Videos” subhead)!

Another source for the large gallon-size glass production containers is Wal-Mart, or just about any well-stocked supermarket. Just purchase a gallon-sized glass jar of pickles, dump the pickles or give them away to your friends and family –

-- and then thoroughly wash the gallon jar in warm soapy water to get the pickle smell and residue out. Be sure to rinse thoroughly afterwards. Doing this is considerably less expensive than purchasing the gallon-sized Ball canning jars from Ace Hardware online, above.

A careful search of the above sources should get you everything you need in terms of glassware for making, storing and using colloidal silver.

But remember, if you can’t find what you’re looking for, just google it! After all, someone, somewhere online, is sure to have what you need for sale!

You can do a google search, for example, for "amber glass Boston round bottles," or for “glass canning jars” or “glass pump spray bottles” or “glass nasal spray bottles” or “glass dropper bottles” or whatever type of glass container you’re looking for.

By doing so, you’ll find lots more companies that sell the glassware you need for making, storing and using colloidal silver.

Watch the Videos…

To learn more about using different sizes of production containers when making colloidal silver, be sure to watch the short instructional videos at the following two links:

3-Minute Video: Operating Instructions for the New Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge:

This video shows how to make colloidal silver in a one-quart container using a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge.

4-Minute Video: How to Make Larger, Gallon-Sized Batches of Colloidal Silver With Your Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator

This video shows how to make one-quart, one-gallon and one and a half gallon batches of colloidal silver using a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge.

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Paper Embedded With Colloidal Silver Nanoparticles Could Help Resolve Food-Borne Illness and Disease

Could this brand new discovery of a special method for infusing paper with silver nanoparticles help solve the growing problem of contaminated meats and other foods?

Does it hold the key to protecting families from infection and disease caused by food-borne illness?

A few months back I wrote an article pointing out the fact that the deadly, antibiotic-resistant pathogen known as MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) was now contaminating a surprising portion of the meats you buy at the supermarket.

Indeed, as much as 14% of pork chops, nearly 6% of beef and over 1% of poultry carry the deadly bacterium, which was also found in veal, lamb and other meats.

Worse yet, according to critics, the USDA is apparently covering up this growing problem, because they’re afraid foreign nations that purchase billions of dollars annually worth of U.S. meat would slap restrictions on meat imports from the U.S., or switch to other nations to obtain their meat products.

Of course, colloidal silver has been demonstrated in four separate studies (documented at this web site) to literally decimate the MRSA pathogen.

So people with colloidal silver generators are a great big step ahead of everyone else when it comes to being able to protect their families from dangerous food-borne pathogens.

Silver-Impregnated Butcher Paper?

But now comes word out of Israel that researchers in that country have developed a novel method of impregnating paper (such as butcher paper) with colloidal silver nanoparticles.

Such paper could easily be used to wrap meats, thereby preventing the overgrowth of dangerous food-borne pathogens such as MRSA and E. coli.

Here’s what the researchers wrote in the Abstract for their study:

“Colloidal silver has gained wide acceptance as an antimicrobial agent, and various substrates coated with nanosilver such as fabrics, plastics, and metal have been shown to develop antimicrobial properties.

Here, a simple method to develop coating of colloidal silver on paper using ultrasonic radiation is presented…

...measurements revealed that silver nanoparticles penetrated the paper surface to a depth of more than 1 μm, resulting in highly stable coatings.

The coated paper demonstrated antibacterial activity against E. coli and S. aureus, suggesting its potential application as a food packing material for longer shelf life.”

That’s truly very good news, because without an innovation like this the problem with pathogen-contaminated meats and other foods is only going to get worse as time goes on.

Colloidal silver-impregnated wrapping paper for foods could be the simple yet decidedly effective solution needed to solve the growing problem of food-borne illness and disease that affects all families, not just here in the U.S., but around the world.

Indeed, this simple technological breakthrough could also very well be the solution that would allow the U.S. to continue exporting billions of dollars worth of meat annually to foreign countries –

-- without having to undertake expensive (and potentially health-robbing) processes such as irradiating fresh meats in order to kill bacteria.

The Environmentalist Fly in The Ointment

The only problem is this: Here in the U.S. certain radical environmental groups like Friends of the Earth and the Center for Technology Assessment have banded together to stop the use of colloidal silver nanoparticles in commercial products.

They speculate, without any evidence whatsoever, that the use of colloidal silver nanoparticles in commercial products for antimicrobial purposes will result in widespread release of silver throughout the environment –

-- and they claim this widespread release could harm our fragile eco-system by wiping out “ecologically important bacteria,” destroying plant life, and even harming higher order animals such as fish.

The environmentalists even warn – with unbelievable sensationalism -- that silver-based products could harm little children, and as a result they’ve called for a complete ban on such commercial products.

Of course, more level-headed researchers have pointed out that silver comes from the environment in the first place –

-- and that once released back into the environment, silver particles bond rapidly with other minerals, salts, sulfur compounds, and more. And in so doing, they become essentially inert.

This is why, for example, the world’s oceans contain literally tons of trace mineral silver, yet they are teeming with abundant wildlife from the smallest amoebas to gigantic whales and uncountable creatures in between.

Similarly, rivers, lakes and streams in mountain country around the world contain higher than normal levels of trace silver, yet they too teem with abundant wildlife.

So clearly, the mere presence of silver – even high levels of silver – in the environment is not a portent of ecological disaster.

Indeed, based on the astonishing numbers of living creatures in the world’s oceans and rivers alone, the argument could just as easily be made that the presence of silver is a boon to higher life forms and not a detriment at all!

But common sense arguments do not seem to change the minds of the radical environmentalists.

Indeed, the more their shrill claims are disproven, the more sensationalistic their subsequent claims become.

For example, now the radical environmentalists are even saying that colloidal silver nanoparticles are “killing the planet” by contributing to global warming!

Surprisingly, the environmentalists have gained the ear of the Environmental Protection Agency, which is now holding ongoing hearings on the use of colloidal silver nanoparticles in commercial products.

So, while the Israeli researchers who have discovered how to embed colloidal silver nanoparticles into meat-wrapping paper may well hold the key to the salvation of the U.S. meat industry in their hands --

-- and have a product that could ultimately save untold millions of lives around the world from infection and even death from food-borne illness and disease –

-- they will nevertheless be up against some formidable (albeit, in my view, mentally unstable) opposition when they try to bring their new innovation to market.

The environmentalists simply will not stand for new silver-based products being released, no matter how many lives it may help save.

The Word Is Getting Out

Thankfully, the word is getting out about this remarkable new breakthrough innovation.

Only recently, our good friends at the popular ezine Gizmag, which alerts its readers to the latest innovations in commercial technology, did a story on this Israeli research breakthrough, stating in part:

“Silver is a known killer of harmful bacteria, and has already been incorporated into things such as antibacterial keyboards, washing machines, water filters, and plastic coatings for medical devices.

Now, scientists have added another potential product to the list: silver nanoparticle-impregnated “killer paper" packaging that could help keep food from spoiling.

Led by Aharon Gedanken from Israel’s Bar-Ilan University, the team discovered that paper could be covered with silver nanoparticles through the application of ultrasonic radiation – a process known as ultrasonication.

…Unlike previous attempts at creating antibacterial paper, this one-step method was reportedly quite effective, and produced a smooth, homogenous, long-lasting coating.

By varying the nanoparticle concentration and the application time, the thickness of the coating could be varied as needed.

When exposed to E. coli and S. aureus bacteria, both of which cause food poisoning, the paper killed them all off within three hours.”

I’d definitely call that an innovation whose time has come!

Meanwhile, you can wash or simply spray your foods with colloidal silver.

If you have a high-quality home colloidal silver generator like the brand new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, it’s simple as can be – and inexpensive, too -- to protect your entire family from food-borne illness and disease!

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Beat Toenail Fungus With Colloidal Silver

 I recently received an interesting report from a member of my Colloidal Silver Secrets Group on Facebook who’s invented a unique, and relatively quick and easy way to cure a nasty case of toenail fungus using colloidal silver.

Now, there’s no reason whatsoever to live with toenail fungus, thanks to this safe, easy and effective method!

I’ve reported on colloidal silver being used to heal toenail fungus, both in my book, The Ultimate Colloidal Silver Manual, and in my 60-minute DVD, the Colloidal Silver Secrets Video.

The process I’ve reported on is a bit tedious and time-consuming, and uses up a LOT of colloidal silver. But it works like a charm if you stick with it.

Fortunately, a member of my Colloidal Silver Secrets Group on Facebook (join here; it’s FREE) named Diane has just reported a much simpler, quicker and more efficient way to heal toenail fungus using colloidal silver.

First, the Old Method

Usually, a person using the old method would pour a significant amount of colloidal silver (as much as one full quart) into a square glass baking pan, and then soak the entire foot with the infected nail in the silver solution for as many as 20 to 30 minutes a day.

This might go on daily, for as long as a month. And it can be quite boring, so get a good book out, or set your glass baking pan down in front of your couch so you can watch TV while soaking your foot and infected nails.

Generally, if you’re consistent about it, within three or four weeks you’ll start seeing nice, shiny new pink toenail starting to grow in at the base of the toenail. And as it gradually grows in, you simply trim off the old, greenish-gray outer infected nail as it grows out.

While you only need to do the nightly colloidal silver soaks for about a month, it will take many months – sometimes up to a full year -- for the toenail to grow out fully to the point at which you can finally get all of the ugly, greenish infected nail clipped off.

So as your nails grow, you simply clip off the old discolored and disfigured nail, and allow the bright shiny pink new, infection-free nail to grow in, in its place.

Of course, the problem with this method – besides how time-consuming it is – is that you have to use such a large amount of colloidal silver each night in your foot soak…as much as one full quart, depending upon the size of your foot and the size of the glass baking pan you use.

So curing toenail fungus with colloidal silver can be an expensive proposition, unless of course you’re wealthy, and have nothing better to do with your money than spend it on expensive commercial colloidal silver preparations costing between $20 to $30 for a tiny 4 ounce bottle!

Of course, if you own a high-quality home colloidal silver generator (see one, here), you can make all of the fresh, pure colloidal silver you’ll ever need, any time you need, it, for less than 36 cents a quart.

So owners of colloidal silver generators find this method of curing toenail fungus to be very reasonable, in terms of cost.

Best yet, thanks to the infection-fighting power of the colloidal silver, these toe nail infections rarely re-occur. The colloidal silver seems to be a permanent solution!

Out With the Old,
In With the New Method!

But the new method Diane wrote me about is much easier…faster…more effective… and far less expensive, because you use so much less colloidal silver. In fact, all you do is soak a cotton ball in it each night and apply it to your toe!

Here’s how it’s done, in Diane’s own words. She wrote:

“Steve, I cleared up my toenail fungus using colloidal silver, and documented the progress with “before” and “after” photos ... it was pretty ugly…but I am fungus-free now!

I was using home-made 8-10 ppm colloidal silver. Here’s how I did it:

First, I filed my thick, discolored and disfigured fungal-infested nail down a little bit with a nail file.

Then I put a cotton ball soaked in colloidal silver directly on top of the infected toenail, and used a homemade “toe condom” (i.e., a finger cut off from a rubber surgeon’s glove) to cover the toe and hold the wet cotton ball firmly in place overnight. (See photos below -- ED)

I did this each night for only 2 weeks. Then I stopped, and simply let the nail start growing out, clipping off the old infected nail as the new nail grew in.

Amazingly, over the next few months as new nail grew back in, and as I clipped off the old greenish-gray nail as it grew out, I saw nice, healthy and pink nail coming in. The infection had been killed.

Seven months later, the awful greenish fungal infected nail was completely gone. And I’ve had NO reoccurrence of the infection whatsoever!”

I wrote back and asked Diane if she would share some of her “before and after” photos, elaborate a bit on her method, and allow me to publish her story. And she agreed.

Before and After

First, here are before and after photos of her infected toes:

BEFORE: You can see that the nails on the big toes are terribly distorted and discolored with thick greenish fungal growth.

This particular infection, known as onychomycosis, is caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes.

These fungal pathogens are harmful because as they grow they feed on the keratin that makes up the surface of the toe nail, causing disfiguration and discoloration, and sometimes even infecting the surrounding tissues.

In essence the fungus becomes deeply “imbedded” in, under and around the nail, which is one reason why it’s so difficult to cure without expensive prescription medications like Lamisil that can potentially cause liver damage.

AFTER: Here’s the “After” photo, seven months later. As you can see the end result is – a complete cure!

Only two weeks of colloidal silver treatment, in a most unique fashion (see below for full explanation), using safe, simple, all-natural colloidal silver –

-- and Diane has achieved what most prescription anti-fungal drugs simply can’t achieve in twice the time.

And best yet, there’s been no re-occurrence of the fungus!

How Did She Do It?

How’d Diane do it? It’s quite simple, really.

Here’s her step-by-step instructions, with illustrative photos she has graciously provided:

First, choose a finger on a rubber surgical glove that will easily fit over the infected toe; then start by filing the top of the infected nail lightly with a standard nail file.

Second, cut off the appropriate glove finger in order to make a “toe condom”; this will be used to cover the toe and the cotton ball that will be soaked in colloidal silver and set on top of the infected nail.

Third, soak a small cotton ball with 8-10 ppm colloidal silver.

Fourth, place the wet cotton ball on top of the infected toe nail.

Fifth, cover the entire toe and cotton ball with the “toe condom” and sleep with it, leaving it on all night; repeat this procedure each night for 2 weeks.

Be sure to use a nail file to lightly file the nail at the start of this process, and from time to time during the two week period the colloidal silver is being used, so it can more easily soak into the nail and surrounding tissues and get to the fungus.

The “toe condom” helps keep the cotton ball moist and in place. (And it also keeps the bed from getting wet.) Warning: The toe will appear to be a bit “shriveled” after sleeping with it wet overnight.

Here’s a photo of Diane’s shriveled toe after her first night of treatment (below):

And here’s the same toe today (below):

As you can see, the end result is nice, beautiful, infection-free toes…and the knowledge that if such a thing ever happens again, you’ll know exactly how to deal with it.

Old v/s New

Whether you choose to use the old-fashioned method with the glass cake pan, or Diane’s simple, time-saving, money-saving method with the soaked cotton ball and the “toe condom” –

-- there’s simply no reason for you to have to put up with toenail fungus any longer.

And by the way, colloidal silver works just as well for fingernail fungus.

So, if you’re plagued by nail fungus, give Diane’s simple method a try.

Join Us On Facebook!

And in the meantime, be sure to join the Colloidal Silver Secrets Group on Facebook (join here, FREE) so you can report your progress to the whole group.

There’s now over 2,800 avid colloidal silver users in the group, and each day we share new ways of using colloidal silver successfully!

So if you love using colloidal silver as much as we do, please join with us, today.

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