It’s cold and flu season in the Great Lakes region. That means pain and suffering for many folks. Usually, the common cold and influenza are caused by viruses. This means the antibiotics that are sometimes prescribed by doctors really does nothing but kill off beneficial bacteria in the gut. This can leave a person even more immuno-compromised than before they sought aid from the doctor.


An answer worth its weight in Silver

According to some historians, Alexander the Great drank water from silver vessels. Little did he know, the silver was acting as an antimicrobial agent to kill off harmful “bugs” that may have been living in the water. Silver has been assigned all kinds of magical and mysterious properties throughout time. It can slay werewolves and vampires and all kinds of, now referred to as, zombies.

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