According to research, wearing silver has aided in balancing moods and increasing energy levels. The metal’s inherent properties are believed to help in improving circulation, maintaining general body temperature equilibrium, and canceling out electrical disturbances in the environment.
Since the birth of humanity, people have been exploring the healing properties of minerals and gemstones. With only a few clicks of the mouse, you may find dozens of articles discussing the positive effects of silver, gold, and other metals on human health. It’s not hard to find jewellery with supposed magical abilities, from the truly comedic, like mood rings, to the more serious, such amulets intended to ward against specific threats.
It Has Powerful Antimicrobial Properties
Studies have shown that silver has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, which means it could destroy bacteria, fungi, and certain viruses. The antibacterial action is ascribed to positively charged silver ions (Ag+) 21, 22. Silver ions use various mechanisms of action to attack bacteria. Although it’s unclear how silver kills cells, it has been shown that it does.
Silver is said to have a long history of helping fight infection, aiding in cold and flu prevention, helping in wound healing, and even providing assistance with cancer and arthritis. It’s also used in wound dressings, lotions, and medical equipment as it’s believed to prevent infection. External infections may be treated with wound dressings containing silver sulfadiazine or silver nanoparticles.