Colloidal silver, as opposed to just plain silver, means that submicroscopic silver particles are suspended in a liquid base. Because the silver particles are so tiny, they are thought to penetrate cells and kill pathogens.Colloidal silver touted as treating and preventing an assortment of conditions in both humans and animals due to it’s liquid antibiotic, anti-viral and anti-fungal property.
Why is Thrive Colloidal Silver sold in plastic containers? Isn’t glass the better packaging option?
A true silver colloid, which consists of silver particles and not silver ions, does not require glass bottles and are typically shipped and stored in PET plastic. PET stands for polyethylene terephthalate, a form of polyester. PET is commonly used to package soft drinks, water, and fruit juice. PET plastic bottles are the single most prevalent beverage bottle produced in the world today. High quality products do not require a glass bottle to remain stable.
Many products which are advertised as being colloidal silver are actually ionic silver solutions which must be stored in glass. Ionic silver will potentially interact with plastic containers and cause the solution to deteriorate over time. It is generally the lower quality products that require a glass bottle to remain stable.
Dosage: 5 ml daily for pets up to 50 lbs, 10 ml daily for pets over 50 lbs.
Colloidal Silver is a homeopathic preparation that is GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) for topical applications. Silver Shield can be used frequently. 2-3 sprays is often all that is required and the all-natural ingredients make this a safe product to be used just about anywhere.