A friend came across this explanation of the mechanism of how colloidal silver kills pathogens and I thought it worth posting. This corresponds with the information put out by Beiersdorf, one of the world’s largest medical supply companies and maker of Curad bandages. “Silver- How It Works: Silver inhibits the growth of bacteria by deactivating the bacteria’s oxygen metabolism enzymes. In turn, this destroys the bacteria’s cell membranes, stopping the replication of the bacteria’s DNA. Source- Acupoll Precision Research, April 2003 Beiersdorf, Inc.” Ben Taylor. Read More.