Silver is also used in medical treatments as it is widely believed to have healing properties and certain health benefits. Believes also say that silver possessed religious and spiritual significance, and it was often used during religious worship & rites of passage ceremonies. Silver has a long history of use in antibiotics and sterilisation, with many cultures wearing silver jewellery to stave off infection, cold/flu symptoms etc.
Silver has a clinically proven track record as a powerful antimicrobial agent fighting infection and aiding in cold and flu prevention, wound healing, and more. Silver also helps with internal heat regulation and circulation . Many people have reported improvements in energy level and balance in moods after wearing silver, its natural properties may offset outside electrical disturbances, improve circulation and overall body temperature balance, and help maintain cleanliness and immunity.
The benefits include not only helping to reduce pain, but also preventing hyperextension in the finger joints, which is common in those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. much can be linked to the power of belief and mental suggestion, but there does seem to be distinct health benefits to wearing sterling silver jewellery.
One brief word of warning — there are those who are allergic to silver. For these individuals, wearing silver can have the opposite effect, causing a rash or making your skin change colour. If you suffer from a silver allergy, you’ll want to look elsewhere for health benefits in jewellery.