Concentration (calibrated in parts per million).

Colloidal Mineral tests are done for both ion concentration and suspended particle concentration. Some form of spectra graphic analysis is a good way to determine concentration of trace metals particulates in suspension. Ionic silver content in silver colloids can be adequately determined by initial Conductivity testing and ultimately weighing the silver content after evaporating out the water.

Average particle size.

Any colloid worth its salt for bio-availability must maintain particulate sizes  in the single or perhaps double digit NANOMETER (billionth of a meter) range.  The size range of particles should be from less than 1 nm to 10 nm in diameter and typically consist of  5 - 30,000 atoms per particle.

Total additive particulates total surface area.

(The most significant measurement) can then be determined by multiplying the average particle size/area by the particle count per volume of water they are suspended in. These measurements tell us that a given weight of silver broken into smaller and smaller particles, increases the total surface area with which to expose to a pathogen as in the case of silver or enable active transport in absorption and subsequent biological reactivity on a cellular level. 

The strength of taste or “taste que” of any colloid is dependent on the total surface area exposed to the tongue.  This fact “Taste Que Strength” IS YOUR BEST EVIDENCE OF A SUFFICIENTLY CONCENTRATED PRODUCT.  You can’t easily fool the tongue, if the tongue says no taste, the total particulate count surface area is weak, the most common colloidal plague.  Would you continue buying  orange juice that was to weak to taste?

If you properly understood what was just stated then the various confusing types of colloidal concentration measurements typically found on the bottle such as PPM measurements, with are actually a calibrated TDS meter conductivity in us/cm  or number, or PPM measurements based on the number of  mg/liter, The stated concentration measurement means or promotion will be of little consequence if your tongue says “its there” or it says “not there”.  This fact can be of considerable consequence because the most prominent colloidal producers products are “terribly tasteless”.


The next issue of magnitude in significance among colloidal products is “AGGLOMERATION“. Which would not likely occur among weakly concentrated products because typically as you place heavier and heavier concentrations of colloidal particles in suspension, they begin sticking together, becoming heavier and finally falling out of solution found as a dark ”agglomeration cloud”, at the bottom of your bottle, the most obvious and second “Curse of Colloids”. 

Other Colloidal Solution Tests.

For silver solution colloids, since silver is photosensitive, light causes agglomeration. This problem is solved in three ways.

1.  Dark bottles.

2.  Long term storage out of direct sunlight.

3.  A proprietary non additive process involving the silver ion cloud.

Shelf Life.

The above attention to detail and quality control constitutes primary influence upon the third consumer recognizable issue of SHELF LIFE. If the above issues are properly managed and the bottle contents are closed and not contaminated by the user, then shelf life for any “Pure Colloid” should be in terms of years not months.

Further colloidal characteristics measurements such as turbidity, pH, and magnetic fields though somewhat significant to a lab technician in controlling these processes are not worth covering in this article.

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