I have been involved with making this since 1998. I use a small older
generator from Silver Gen but have also used 3 x 9 volts batteries for
27 volts. Silvergen's new units may be too pricey but there are others.
I have also ordered (in Canada only) from www.csilver.com who have
actually done lab tests.
The info I see here has a lot of misinformation although all
well-intended; and it is indeed very difficult to sort out claims
initially. It takes a couple of years of wading thru a lot of competing
statements. There are some excellent web sources of information these
days however (see end).
My DIY set up used a current limiter in the early days which was just
a hobby RR train light. The light limits the current from rising which
is VERY important in making quality CS. The current will otherwise
increase enormously as the solution becomes more conductive. As current
becomes high and 'runs away' - large chunks of silver are torn from the
electrode (microscopically, not to the unaided eye). That increase in
particle size is poor quality and a waste of precious silver (cannot
just order after the PS).
I suggest that for the money you will save vs the health benefits and
quality - consider a professionally made small unit with a current
limiter or constant current circuit. And a stock of silver electrodes as well. Or
pre-test drive a DIY set up along with a home distillation set up, to
iron out any bugs.
The NZ government does not allow CS to be sold above 10 ppm. A very
good rule. More is absolutely NOT better. Anyone taking say 100 or 200
or higher ppm CS is not doing their body a favour. But there are sites
that make such claims, way up to 2000 ppm! It also cost a lot more to
use so much excess silver. AND the most effective CS is around 10 ppm
and is in ionic form, not particles visible to any light. You
can do very well with just 5 ppm at which level there are still more
ions available (silver bullets) then bacteria to shoot. Why waste ammo?
Taking 5 ppm more frequently during infection is more effective than a
big whomp at 30 ppm less often.
Ionic is DISSOLVED in water, invisible. It is called 'colloidal'
because the process is the same but you only want the ionic ideally,
not the solid silver colloid particles. Some of the latter does no harm
but is not as effective.
Science fact: Silver can only remain in ionic form up to 13.7
ppm at 72 degrees F (warm room temp). If temp drops, some comes out of
solution as colloidal particles. If particles clump they may settle to
the bottom if too big to remain suspended. So obviously pushing it
above 10 ppm is counter-productive.
The color is the Tyndall effect. Ideally you want NO color!! Not pale
yellow, nor orange and certainly not brown or black. In emergency
situations you can live with a light tinge. The darker the color the
larger the particle size (Tyndall). Ionic has NO perceptible solid
particle size because it is truly dissolved - exactly what you want and
by far the most effective. It is a better match in size for the enemy -
viruses and bacteria - and more effective due to the electric charge of
the ionic form.
Speaking of drinking yellow colored solutions you should check out urology!
During WW1 when medics were pinned down and unable to get anti-septic
solutions for surgery - they used human urine. President Ghandi used
to drink his own each day and it does have benefits. Urine is not so
much waste as it is excess substances of all kinds (amino acids,
hormones, salts, minerals) which cannot be used by the body at the
moment of kidney action, but re-cycled they can be. This is Survivor
Series - the Afterrtime - but 'to each his own' as female hormones do
not do a male body any good, for example.
Use absolutely NO additives at all. Any additive whatsoever reduces
quality and effectiveness. Some scoundrel makers add all sorts of
things as stabilizers (to keep oversize particles from sinking - bad),
or to accelerate production. If there are particles on the bottom of
the bottle, they should be filtered out or left behind.
Use the purest water you can get your hands on - like home distilled.
Why? Argyria - which is not pretty (turn a permanent blue gray color,
but not harmful). A Montana congressman was making his own CS with
Montana tap water and ended up with argyria. His water had high mineral
Tap water has chlorine. Chlorine + silver = silver chloride molecules -
of no use to the body. Of course tap water will not be available in the
Aftertime but if you are building CS stock for later, use distilled. If
you have worked out a safe water supply with a home distillation set up
you are a big step ahead of many.
5) START UP
The initial several minutes of making a new batch is extremely slow
until conductivity increases with the silver flows off the cathode. The
way around this is the same as for crops - save some for seeding.
Set aside a half cup or so from the last batch and use it as a starter
solution for the next - it will proceed MUCH more quickly as it already
has good conductivity.
CS or silver is not an essential nutrient. It is not something that
needs to be taken everyday nor should it be. CS makers want to sell
product so will say to use it everyday. It is a good preventive
anti-biotic (anti-microbial technically) which will likely be greatly
in need and super useful in the Aftertime. It does not boost the immune
system technically, it supplants the immune sytsem - immunity in a
bottle. I would advise taking 4 to 7 tblspoons a day during any
infection and then continuing for several days after to avoid
bacterial re-population. That works well with ear infections for
children for example. It can be inhaled if you have an atomizer and can
be put into eyes for eye infections. It is used in all critical burn
units to deal with massive infection risks and it does promote wound
It is best taken by swishing around in the mouth and holding it under
the tongue several minutes until it dissipates. It will osmose thru
mucosal tissues into the blood and bypass mixing with stomach contents.
But it can be swallowed too, better on an empty stomach.
It will kill some friendly flora in the GI tract so can cause urgent
trots initially. This soon subsides on subsequent usage. That is
another good reason not to use every day. GI flora promote health and
produce some vitamins.
It does not attack eukaryote tissues (us, multi-celled organisms) which
is good. It does not attack bacteria that are spore formers - such as
military anthrax and C. Dificile. It makes most warts worse if applied
topically. It does not seem to be very effective against toe nail
infections and fungal infections (which have a spore stage). It does
attack most viruses and bacteria as shown by tests at UCLA decades ago
before it was suppressed by Big Pharma. You will find sites that found
it effective against everything tested - some 650 organisms. :-)
8) PPM Measuring.
There is no easy way to accurately measure the PPM without equipment
beyond the scope of those in the Aftertime. But with a 'current
limiter' and practice and consistency of starter size and batch
sizes, you can usually use TIME as a fair indication of when to stop.
Failing that you can run it until the very initial hint of straw
colored or pale yellow occurs. It can also be tasted - silver has a
very slightly bitter taste, certainly no judge of ppm though. It should
not be shaken before use - you want any large particles left on
High voltage systems HVAC or even some MHVAC systems are not good
because the arcing of sparks can create nitrogen precipitates in the
solution. Silver nitrate is used for devloping films and will turn skin
black and just about anything it touches. HV is not practical in the
Aftertime either. You want low voltage (around 27 to 36) with a current
limiter or constant current - a LVDC set up. Household AC systems will
shed silver from BOTH electrodes and do run cleaner, but not likely
available in the Aftertime. If you store a supply of Scotchbrite pads,
these are excellent for cleaning the electrodes lightly after wards,
then gently wiping. Otherwise a layer of oxide forms and comes off in
chunks and blocks CS formation on start-up (resistance).
In the Aftertime you will look to water and wind power mostly, so again
you want LVDC. Incessant rain for 2 years can be harnessed anywhere it
falls (a roof or waterfall) to drive a small pelton wheel hydro
generator. Can be crudely made from an abandoned car alternator (no
shortage of those) and some kind of 'wheel with buckets', but better
to obtain the real thing beforehand. Wind also will be abundant in the
The government tries to close down
because healthy people do not need Big Pharma. So former excellent
suppliers have disappeared from the web to my dismay. #2 below is an
interesting DIY set up, esp for tinkerers who may have some of the
parts (which are not expensive to acquire)
I have not done an ambitious search and surely there are many other
I hope this helps.
Regards .. Gene