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Offline Etheric Zone 1111

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Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« on: November 15, 2018, 01:50:45 AM »
Hello Members ,

Would like to know the approximate shelf  life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG , so that I can Adjust the amount I make , and preventing spoilage.

Thanks Ed .

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2018, 08:57:33 AM »
Silver: unlimited as far as I know. Gold: needs to be kept in a refrigerator, as it does grow mould. Kephra has more experience in this.

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2018, 11:32:00 PM »
Mold due to the gelatin ?

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2018, 11:02:41 AM »
Yes, but I don't think anyone knows exactly what the growth is.

It has been reported by a number of people with respect to Colloidal Gold, not colloidal silver as far as I have seen. I would personally make CG and consume it immediately. If you are lucky enough to live in a country to which gold chloride can be delivered, then I cannot see any reason to make CG in any other way than the"Kephra microwave method", yet another thing for which we should be grateful.

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2018, 02:04:09 AM »
Thank you I only make 250mls At a time and consume 1 TBS in the AM/PM .

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2018, 07:32:34 PM »
I have had problems with mold, using food grade gelatin with glucose reduced silver. Also, some agglomeration and whitish deposits, indicating instability. I haven't had any problems so far with lab grade starch and trisodium citrate, but my oldest samples are only 4 months old, stored in clear glass in daylight conditions.

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2018, 01:02:24 AM »
I use ,vodka or Everclear to dilute my Karo instead of diluting with water and I have never had this mix go bad.

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Re: Shelf life of gelatin capped colloidal silver & CG?
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2018, 10:51:19 PM »
The attached article talks about factors that influence shelf life of citrate capped nano silver.  I am not sure inhowfar this relates to gelatin capped nano silver also, but there may be similar studies out there. Storage at higher ppm and dark conditions both make a lot of sense. Excess of glucose is an interesting one. Many people tend to talk about "infinite shelf life", but it makes sense that even the best capped nano silver will suffer some alterations over time, especially agglomeration, if there is some source of energy around (let's not forget radiation). 
One of the authors is Rob MacCuspie, Director of Science at Sovereign Silver.