Silver, with a long history of being used to fight infection, when added to antibiotics makes them up to 1,000 times more effective in mice, researchers have found.

The study, which was published in Science Translational Medicine, found that even very small amounts of silver had a dramatic antimicrobial effect.

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For this reason, silver is used in cutting boards, table tops, refrigerators and even military clothing to kill bacteria.

Many fantastic QNET products harness the benefits of antimicrobial silver including our impressive Nodorsil microfibre cloths, AirPure Air Purifer and HomePure water filters.

But perhaps our most famous antibacterial silver product is BioSilver 22 Gel which utilises a patented method called SilverSol® to harness the incredible anti-bacterial properties of silver. More and more people are including our silver gel as part of their daily skin care regimen.

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Use BioSilver 22 Gel to promote natural healing and its amazing anti-bacterial properties make it a perfect natural product to use against bacterial skin problems such as acne.

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