Does colloidal silver heal scalp psoriasis
Although psoriasis is not a life threatening disease but it could affect your physical appearance and quality of life greatly. Colloidal Silver is another alternative therapy that could be used for psoriasis.
Colloidal silver is basically a mineral that possess strong antibiotic activity. It is considered as powerful agent that could fight against fungi, bacteria, yeast and viruses. Therefore there are multiple evidences that prove the use of colloidal silver for psoriasis.
There are multiple OTC and prescription medications that contain colloidal silver as an ingredients but FDA has not approved colloidal silver as a safe product. There are significant numbers of herbal products that contain colloidal silver as a hidden or mentioned ingredient.
Why Colloidal Silver is Effective against Psoriasis?
Colloidal silver works through different ways to kill bacteria and fungi at the site of psoriasis and treat psoriasis. Colloidal silver could act through following ways:
- Colloidal silver contains silver that can hold oxygen molecule by reacting with sulfhydral group of microbes such as bacteria and viruses. It leads to blockage of cellular respiration.
- Silver ions present in colloidal silver can attach firmly to bacterial cell membrane and inhibit the respiration cascade of bacteria.
- Silver can also bind to DNA and inhibit DNA replication therefore cell multiplication is stopped. Colloidal silver prevents the DNA unwinding.
Colloidal silver adopt above three processes to stop the growth of bacteria and viruses at the site of psoriasis to reduce its symptoms and facilitate the healing.
Colloidal Silver Properties for Psoriasis Treatment:
Colloidal silver was well known and strong antibiotic that was used to treat different types of topical infection. With the passage of time, different research studies were carried out on this way and have found following properties against it:
- According to UCLA Medical School, a very minute amount of colloidal silver has tendency to kill a wide range of microbes including antibiotic resistant superbugs.
- Colloidal Silver could provide a complete skin care to the psoriasis patients by treating infections, speeding up healing and soothing the surface of skin.
- Colloidal silver is very fast acting anti-viral agent that suffocation to viruses and kill them immediately at the areas of psoriasis, it is applied topically.
- Colloidal silver can reduce inflammation of the skin that is damaged by psoriasis. It is reduces swelling, enhances cell recovery and speed up healing of the skin that is destroyed by psoriasis.
How to take Colloidal Silver
Topical use of colloidal silver is more common as compared to oral use because it is safer when used topically as compared to its oral use.
- Colloidal Silver solutions are available for oral use. You should purchase a superior quality product or as prescribed by the qualified medical professional and take it orally. It will start its effect in 2-3 days.
- It is mostly applied topically at the areas that are affected by psoriasis. It does not produce pain at the site of infection, cracked or broken psoriasis skin and open wound resulted from psoriasis. It does not destroy skin tissues and cell rather causes the damage to microbes and facilitates healing.
In case of any unwanted effect you should stop its use immediately and consult your qualified physician or doctor.