For twenty-five years, Norwex has helped homes across the world become truly clean through our Mission of radically reducing chemicals.
Chemicals can do more harm than good. No one should have to choose between healthy products and products that work.
Living well is everyone’s right—free from harmful air pollution and chemicals in the products we use, wear and consume.
Education inspires people to make healthy choices. When people know better, they can choose better.
A small, conscious choice can lead to real impact. We can show you a healthier way to clean, live and help protect our planet.
Never underestimate your power to make a difference. Good choices add up, and together, we can create a cleaner, healthier world for all families for generations to come.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The History of Silver

History of Silver
Throughout history, people have taken advantage of the antimicrobial properties of silver.

The Greeks and Romans stored water in silver as it was believed this kept the liquids fresh.

During the plagues in Europe, wealthy families ate from silver plates and utensils, in the hope that silver might protect them from the disease that was claiming their neighbours’ lives.

The expression ‘born with a silver spoon in the mouth’ had a dual meaning. Not only did it refer to wealth, it also referred to health. People were eating off silver spoons because they knew that an infection couldn’t survive on silver.

Without knowing it people were taking advantage of the natural ANTIMICROBIAL properties of silver.

Today many products are produced using silver to give antibacterial properties to that surface. Silver antibacterial socks, silver soap, silver-lined curtains in hospitals, silver-lined bandages for treating burns, silver-lined bandaids, silver toothbrushes, etc.

How Silver works
Silver interrupts a cell’s ability to form chemical bonds essential to its survival. Bacteria, viruses and fungi need the bonds for their oxygen metabolism.
The Antibacterial agent is physically embedded inside tiny microfibers.
The silver-based agent that Norwex uses is based on micro, not nano-technology.

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