This is a question that goes out to anyone who is knowledgeable enough to understand biochemistry and stuff like that (I don't know much in this field). I was reading through the hydrogen peroxide page on EC when I found a link to books on Amazon about H2o2.
I found the following review on a book about H2o2. Usually I know there are both kinds of reviews about anything (and blokes from pharma companies giving misinformation or "debunking" natural cures.) but this reviewer seemed to be giving out "facts" that can possibly be checked.
Can somebody please give me more information after reading his review (is he really talking sense?), there seem to be people there agreeing with him and suddenly my plans to try H2o2 to get rid of chronic fatigue/candida are no longer looking like plans :(
Hi I have recently started taking H2O2 orally.. I have been really nauseous and would like to know what the possible cause of this could be, I have breast implants and am concerned that it could be causing a reaction... any comments or suggestions on where I can find out more about this?
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Hydrogen Peroxide -- Understand Percentage by Volume
Hi everyone...Can someone who is a chemist or knowledgeable please confirm something for me?..In the Philippines where I live, HP is only sold in 10% by Volume and 20% by Volume amounts. I remember reading somewhere(I think!!) that 10% by Volume represents a 3% solution of HP, and that 20% by volume of HP represents a 6% solution of HP.
Can someone who is a chemist please confirm whether I'm right or wrong about this ?
Much thanks in advance...
H2O2 and Fasting
Can anyone help?...I have started the h2o2 regimen and am about to start a 14 day fast. Should I discontinue the h2o2 until my fast is completed or continue in conjunction? ....Anthony
Any reason I can't use H202 in a steam inhaler?
How do we convert 35% Food Grade Hyrogen Peroxide to the 3% suggested for internal drop usage? I would like mix 1oz. of the 35% but I'm not sure how much water to add to make it 3%.
Earth Clinic: How do we track when the answer is given from the site?
EC: Click on your link title on the Latest Posts page to find out where your question has been posted. Unless the question is addressed to Ted, it is posted in the main section of a page and not in Ted's Latest Questions and Answers. Hope that makes sense! Your post is under "General Feedback" in the hydrogen peroxide section. http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/hydrogen_peroxide.html
These stories seem too amazing to be true! I've been doing a few days worth of research and have decided I will try the inhalation method using 0.5% (Food Grade) Hydrogen Peroxide and supplementing with the baking powder in water drink to adjust bodies internal pH (monitoring using litimus paper).
My wife and I will be doing this (for a month or so)as a general health pick-me-up experiment. Our adult daughter is considering trying this to see what effect it will have on her hepatitis rather than the dangerous chemical path of Interferon etc.
While researching this topic I found this very informative paper by a Professor in Ireland it has many references. Of course any individual should fully research his condition before deciding to use any of these methods and inhilation is potentially dangerous with some lung illnesses and to smokers.
I have been reading about the benefits and side effects of food grade hydrogen peroxide. What can you tell me about this. Recommended or not, and where would a person find it. Thanks
EC: Well, you can start with the food grade H202 posts here: http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/hydrogen_peroxide5.html#FGP
and then read all the various ailments in the same section that have used food grade:
Our Where to Buy Food Grade Peroxide page is here: http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/hydrogen_peroxide_where_to_buy.html
i just saw a video by Dr James Hutton on the Conscious Media Network, in it he said that drinking h202 could not get into the bloodstream and to cure various ailments, it would need to be injected. There are also other people who have said that it can over time burn your stomach and cause ulcers - i was wondering if this is the case if it could burn your aesophagus and lungs - i notice when inhalling it it immediately feels like its burning the back of my throat, but it did get rid of a nasty virus i had last yr...........has anyone any thoughts on what Dr Hutton said....
Perth, Western Australia
Pre-diluted Hydrogen Peroxide: I found 3% hydrogen peroxide in the first aid section of my local health food store which has purified water listed as the only additive...no stabilizers are mentioned and there is no poison symbol. The instructions say not to ingest, but it does promote swishing w/an equal amount of water for mouth sores. If this type of product is not safe to ingest with water, then is there a pre-diluted to 3% food grade hp available? I'm a bit nervous about the volatility of the 35% solution.
Article from: http://www.physorg.com/news163253821.html
Hydrogen peroxide marshals immune system (w/Video)
June 3rd, 2009
When you were a kid your mom poured it on your scraped finger to stave off infection. When you got older you might have even used it to bleach your hair. Now there's another possible function for this over-the-counter colorless liquid: your body might be using hydrogen peroxide as an envoy that marshals troops of healing cells to wounded tissue.
In the zebrafish tail fin imaged here, a small wound is inflicted at the tip of the fin. Red represents high concentrations of hydrogen peroxide, and blue represents low concentrations. The chemical burst far exceeds the single cell diameter and reaches well into the surrounding tissue. Credit: Philipp Niethammer
Using the zebrafish as an animal model, researchers in the lab of Harvard Medical School professor of systems biology Timothy Mitchison and Dana Farber Cancer Institute professor Thomas Look (http://www.dana-farber.org/) have discovered that when the tail fins of these creatures are injured, a burst of hydrogen peroxide is released from the wound and into the surrounding tissue. Teams of rescue-working white blood cells respond to this chemical herald, crawl to the site of damage, and get to work.
"We've known for quite some time that when the body is wounded, white blood cells show up, and it's really a spectacular piece of biology because these cells detect the wound at some distance," says Mitchison. "But we haven't known what they're responding to. We do know something about what summons white blood cells to areas that are chronically inflamed, but in the case of an isolated physical wound, we haven't really known what the signal is."
These findings are reported in the June 4 issue of the journal Nature.
Philipp Niethammer, a postdoc in Mitchison's lab, and Clemmens Grabber, a postdoc in Look's lab, initiated this research project with no interest in wound healing. Rather, they were studying a groups of molecules called reactive oxygen species, or ROS. These small oxygen-derived molecules, of which hydrogen peroxide is one, have the potential to be both helpful and hurtful. Niethammer and Grabber were simply curious to find ways to detect ROS molecules in an organism.
To do this, they took a gene engineered to change color in the presence of hydrogen peroxide and inserted it into zebrafish embryos. Once the embryos entered the larvae stage after a few days, this synthetic gene spread throughout the entire body, essentially "wiring" the fish so that any discreet location in which hydrogen peroxide appears would glow.
But how do you coax the fish to produce a reactive chemical like hydrogen peroxide in the first place?
Since white blood cells have long been known to produce hydrogen peroxide, one obvious way to initiate chemical production would be to inflict a small wound onto the fish, and then, using microscopy, observe patterns of this chemical as white blood cells gathered around the wound. But much to the researchers surprise, they found that hydrogen peroxide immediately appeared at the wound site, prior to the arrival of any white blood cell, and quickly disseminated into neighboring tissue.
They repeated the experiment, this time in zebrafish where they'd disabled a protein that was previously discovered to produce hydrogen peroxide in the human thyroid gland. Not only did hydrogen peroxide not appear at the wound site, but white blood cells failed to respond to the injury.
"This was our real eureka! moment," says Niethammer. "We weren't too surprised that we could block hydrogen peroxide production through this technique, but what we didn't expect at all was that white blood cells wouldn't respond. This proved that the white blood cells needed hydrogen peroxide to sense the wound, and move towards it."
Of course, zebrafish are not people, and while our genomes share many similarities with these tiny fish, it isn't yet clear that natural selection has conserved this process throughout the evolutionary family tree. Still, these findings offer something of a conceptual shift in how to view human conditions where hydrogen peroxide plays a role.
"When we look at how hydrogen peroxide works in people, this really starts getting intriguing," says Mitchison.
In the human body, hydrogen peroxide is produced primarily in three places: lung, gut, and thyroid gland. Because hydrogen peroxide, and the proteins responsible for producing other ROS molecules, are especially present in lung and gut, the researchers hypothesize that human diseases relevant to these findings would include any in the lung and gut that involve disproportionate levels of white blood cells, like asthma, chronic pulmonary obstruction, and some inflammatory gut diseases.
"Our lungs are supposed to be sterile; our guts are anything but," says Mitchison. "It's very logical that both those tissues produce hydrogen peroxide all the time. Perhaps in conditions like asthma, the lung epithelia is producing too much hydrogen peroxide because it's chronically irritated, which, if our findings translate to humans, would explain inappropriate levels of white blood cells. This is certainly a question worth pursuing."
Mitchison is currently laying the groundwork for investigating this hypothesis.
More information: Nature, June 3, 2009; 459 (7247) "A tissue-scale gradient of hydrogen peroxide mediates rapid wound detection in zebrafish"; Philipp Niethammer, Clemens Grabher, A. Thomas Look, Timothy J. Mitchison
Source: Harvard Medical School (news : web)
I think I might have candida.I was considering just using the 3% hydrogen peroxide from my medicine cabinet until I did a little research.I have smoked for years so I know my body could use some extra oxygen.I wanted to know is their any foods, supplements, techniques or anything else I can do to produce hydrogen peroxide NATURALLY in my body? I read that it is in rain water and breast milk. I just dont want to dilute the 35% GRADE SO i WAS WONDERING CAN i GET IT ELSE WHERE?
Seaside Town, MA
San Antonio, Texas
We received an email this morning and apparently this website was mentioned on the radio show "Coast to Coast" last night about a hydrogen peroxide treatment. Did anyone hear it? If so, can you tell us what it was about? Thanks!
H202 and travel
Hi, I have just started on the H202 drops in distilled water. It's been one week and I am flying within Canada this weekend and wondering if anybody can tell me if I should take it with me or just stop for the weekend. I have lowered my dose in case I have to stop for the weekend but I really don't want to. Any help would be appreciated!
Mineral Bluff, Georgia
San Francisco, VA
I have a question. I have read alot about H202 therapy and I understand dilution ratio's, but I just read in one of the articles that store bought distilled water isn't pure enough it has to be double distilled? Can boiling tap water for X amount of time make it pure enough? the article wasn't clear on this. I just bought 12% food grade H202 from a local health food store and want to get started asap. Someone please shed some light on the water quality to be used and if boiling water is safe. Many Thanks.
Perth, Western Australia
New Haven, CT