The History of Silver

A Natural Wonder

Silver is a natural element that can be found in whole grains, edible and medicinal mushrooms, mammalian milk, spring water, sea water and tap water. Used medicinally for more than 2,000 years, silver has played an integral role in safeguarding human health.

The Ancients

Hippocrates

Silver Spoon

In the Middle Ages, silver spoons were given by wealthy godparents to babies as christening presents. Those “born with a silver spoon in their mouths” benefited from silver’s purifying and antibiotic properties.

Early Modern

Old West

NASA

In the mid-1960s, Johnson Space Center developed a lightweight generator to dispense silver ions into the drinking water aboard Apollo spacecraft to kill bacteria, and in 2015, NASA approved the use of a silver-based water purification system aboard the International Space Station.

Now

Silver based Sulfadiazine has been the standard of care in burn centers worldwide since 1968.

Today, silver is experiencing a resurgence as consumers seek out more natural ways to support their health and well-being.

Sovereign Silver and Argentyn 23 are leading the way with unparalleled products for both internal and external use for the consumer and professional markets, respectively.

In 2017, after years of consumers asking for it, we launched Sovereign Silver Kids and Sovereign Silver Pets, meaning that every member of the family can now benefit from the power of silver – because family is everything.

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