The Extensive Health Benefits of Methylene Blue

on Jul 09, 2023| Modified on Apr 15, 2024
Methylene Blue Tips
Posted by Kenny (Ga.) on 06/11/2021
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Have been using methylene blue for 2 months now with great results. I am using a teaspoon of baking soda about an hour after meals in an effort to get off of Prilosec. In doing this I have noticed that my urine is no longer blue. Anybody else noticed this after using baking soda with methylene blue?


Chronic Fatigue
Posted by Cynthia (California) on 09/12/2016
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I found that methylene blue works great for chronic fatigue. It was like someone hit my on switch. My energy level and thinking improved drastically and I was easily able to give up caffeine. However, the reason why methylene blue was able to work so well for me is that my chronic fatigue was due the fact that methylene blue treats mitochondria damage, and I have mitochondria damage from taking Cipro. Never take Cipro.


Diluting Methylene Blue Tips
Posted by Bill (Philippines) on 06/15/2023
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I've been experimenting with Methylene Blue(MB) for many years and I thought it might be useful to clear up some of the unfortunate myths that have arisen concerning MB usage.So this post should hopefully help to clarify many apparently confusing aspects when someone supplements MB for the first time for whatever reason.

First, because there seems to be so much dosage confusion about MB percentage strength and number of drops used, I'm going to use a completely different quantitative method that determines how many milligrams or how many drops to supplement MB with water. There has been much of confusion over this.

But first some information that I have found to be extremely useful in helping to more fully understand the effective dosage amounts of MB needed for particular ailments :

1 drop of 1% Methylene Blue contains 0.5 mgs of MB.

1 drop of 0.1% Methylene Blue contains 0.05 mgs of MB

1 drop pf 2.33% Methylene Blue(Aquarium version ) contains 1 mg(approx.)

A half teaspoon of MB is 40 drops.

A full teaspoon of MB is 80 drops.

So armed with the above helpful definitions, I will now only describe MB dosages in milligram amounts only. Doing it this way eliminates all the confusion(and myths) of how you should use 0.1% or 1% or 2.33% MB. After all, it's the dose of MB powder in water that you supplement that is all-important -- not the percentage of MB in your dropper bottle. Right?

Ted from Bangkok has also maintained in his MB posts that supplementing the cheaper aquarium version of Methylene Blue is certainly good enough and pure enough for supplementing in humans. But if that last statement makes some readers balk in fear of "heavy metal impurites" then it's perhaps also useful to appreciate that fish live and breath in water and humans breath air. But water is a much more dense medium than air. And that means that fish are much more sensitive to poisons, heavy metals etc in their water than humans are. So if the aquarium version of MB is good enough for the more sensitive fish then it should certainly follow that aquarium MB is pure enough for us humans as well. And that's also why I've been using the aquarium version of MB, without any problems whatsoever, for over 10 years now.

Other things to remember about MB is that low MB dosages will be good enough to help give you energy and to help MB act as both an antioxidant and antimicrobial for the brain, thus helping to increase and maintain mental cognition as well as helping to prevent dementia(Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease etc). However, much larger doses of MB will be required to kill viruses or bacteria, cure malaria, kill fungus, kill parasites, treat Methemoglobinemia, help remove blood clots etc.

But what do I mean when I say take a low dose of MB in water? -- And here is where all the confusion happens. I've read that for some people 2 drops of 1% MB(which is equivalent to 1 mg MB powder on water) is enough to fully energize them. I've also read where other people need to take as much as 16 mgs or even 100 mgs of MB(which is still a low dose for MB) to get energized. The point that I'm making here is that you will normally always have to find your own MB dose that works for you personally.

My own dose, which suits me for getting more energy and obtaining the cognitive benefits from using MB, is based on Dr Golwalkar's method that he has been using over the years to treat and cure both tuberculosis and COVID-19. He uses a teaspoon of 0.1% Methylene Blue for nebulizing(which is equivalent to 4 mgs MB powder in water) and he also recommends taking a half teaspoon of 0.1% MB orally as a sub-lingual dose(which is equivalent to taking 2 mgs MB powder in water).

My own everyday MB dose is slightly different to Dr Golwalkar's sub-lingual dose. I just add half a tablespoon of water to a small empty glass and then add 4 drops of 2.33% Methylene blue(which is equivalent to taking approximately 4 mgs of MB powder) and supplement that twice a day. But I have also taken the equivalent of more that 25 mg MB powder per day without a problem. I would also recommend using Dr Golwalker's recommendation of using 5 mls or 1 teaspoon of 0.1% MB(which is equivalent to 4 mgs MB powder in water) in a nebulizer two or three times a day when infected with COVID-19.

Some more MB facts for you. When you supplement Methylene Blue then between 75% and 80% of the MB taken orally is directly and quickly absorbed into the blood. Methylene Blue has a half-life in the human body of about 6 hours. That means that half the amount of MB that you supplemented will still be in your body after 6 hours. It's for reason of this persistence of MB in the body that I would at least advise that for low dose MB you should at least take one day off a week to reset your system and get rid of all the MB in your body.

I've also found an easy way of converting Methylene Blue from its blue oxidant form to its colorless reduced form. I will, for instance, add my 4 drops of Methylene Blue to a little water in a glass for sublingual supplementation. Then I would add a very small amount -- a tiny amount!! -- of Ascorbic Acid to the MB and walk outside and let the sunlight quickly convert the blue oxidant form of MB to it's colorless reduced form and just take it like that without giving me a blue mouth. I've also used the reduced or colorless MB form on skin problems without any blue coloring occurring. It works well and MB is also rapidly and easily absorbed into the skin.

Multiple Cures
Posted by Terry Jacks (Texas) on 12/16/2022
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It's not working very well for you? Based on your statement about 3-5 drops of 1%, I can see why. You should consider taking AT LEAST 15mg per day, which is 30 drops of 1% strength. The typical recommended dose is 40 to 360mg. I think 360 is a bit high, but 40 is fine. I take 30 to 40mg per day with great results for energy, attitude, skin condition, muscle strength gains, diabetic neuropathy, calmness, sleep quality, blood glucose control, eyesight, circulation and lasting energy during hard work.

Benign Skin Lesions
Posted by Lisa (Hawaii) on 08/17/2017
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METHYLENE BLUE, I have been using MB topically on benign skin lesions, the doctor had been freezing them off, but they eventually come back and the freezing is painful. So I just applied the 2.3% (fish stuff) directly on the spots. They take up the dye, and dry up, I reapplied it to the larger spots a few times, the small spots just healed up very fast. skin is looking great, no pain.


Multiple Cures
Posted by Bp (Edmonton, Ab, Canada) on 09/17/2011
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I've only been taking methylene blue for about two weeks, so I can't yet speak to long-term benefits or side-effects. But its positive results for me in this little time have been remarkable.

I've been suffering with depression and numerous physical problems for several years, to the point of being nearly bedridden at times, and being unable to function productively more days than not. I've tried dozens and dozens of natural remedies, with only limited effect.

When I began taking the methylene blue, I had a couple of days of discomfort in the area of one kidney. But within a couple of days, this had subsided, and I currently have the strongest physical and mental health I've had in years! My mood is joyful, and I have much improved focus when reading. The pains in my spleen area have virtually disappeared, I can breath comfortably at rest (my breathing was laboured before), and I have gone from needing 9 or 10 hours of sleep a night to needing only 6 or 7 to get by comfortably.

MB isn't a cure-all -- I still have back problems, and skin issues, and some other symptoms from congenital/genetic issues. But, based on my own experience, I recommend trying it if you have had problems with candida or parasites, anything spleen-related, depression without obvious cause, persistent breathing problems, or thyroid/glandular disfunction.

I dilute one drop of the pet-store MB into four litres of water (two full 2-litre pop-bottles), and take between a half-cup and a full cup, with extra water added to further dilute the dose, once or twice daily. Since MB is used to disinfect standing water, it shouldn't need to be refrigerated, either.

Neuropathy
Posted by wildp (so cal) on 11/07/2022
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Methylene Blue for Neuropathy

I am on 40 drops now, ramped up since 9/10/2022.... neuropathy feet waking up, color is great on both feet..... the one foot that was not neuropathic is going a bit faster cleaning the color and regaining feeling.


Chronic Bladder Infections
Posted by MHO (Provo, UT) on 03/18/2022
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I am an intermittent catheter user, therefore, I have chronic bladder infections. Ever since I began using Methylene Blue I have stopped getting UTIs. I use Methylene Blue 1% solution. The normal dose is 10 drops in water morning and night. I only need 2 drops morning and night. I use a straw to drink it so my teeth won't turn blue. It has the added benefit of stopping my candida symptoms.

Having said this, I am also very careful about what I eat: no sugar or fruit of any kind. I don't use any artificial sweeteners. I avoid wheat and other grains. I eat canned beans, eggs, fish, chicken, vegetables, and brown rice. I have to avoid nuts.

Depression, Anxiety
Posted by Pam (New Zealand) on 04/01/2023

Thanks for that, Barry, I still take it every day and bought enough powder to last me decades and considering I am 83 now shows optimism if nothing else, ha ha. Just started my 3rd year living with bowel cancer, diagnosed in December 2020. I refused surgery. Have Rife machine and take onboard anything that checks out positive against cancer. Eat organic or spray free etc.etc.!


Methylene Blue Baths
Posted by Fiona (Tustin, Ca) on 10/14/2013
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I have used Methylene Blue for orally and a bath. Orally taking made me feel better shortly and then I got depressed shortly. Ever since then I use it for bath. I realized it colored blue much darker on impure cells. And then it fell off. I had bad breakouts but the grip was very strong. I painted methylene blue on top of the affected skin. A few hours later it would lose the grip and fall off. I have been using for bath about 2 months. It gave me much better brain function and also it helps me peel off dead skin much more faster and effective and skin becomes whiter and pinkier and a lot firmer.

I think using MB for bath almost gives no side effects. Very safe. I am planning to use it as long as I live.

If you had some bad reaction on using MB such as depression I would recommend using on the biggest organ that human has. Which is skin.. If you start detoxing skin, the overall toxic load on the body decreased. I really think a bath with methylene blue gives so many healing properties.

On top of methylene blue, I am using MMS2 which is pool shock (calcium hypochlorite) I believe orally you take this and see yourself what is coming out of your body. Extremely powerful yet cheap.

After suffering 35 years, and researching I found out the healing power is not according to the price or wellknown drug. I believe you heal quicker than the disease spread, then you are on the right track.

MMS2 is very powerful it cures AIDS or Lyme etc.. you can read about mms on Jim Humble's website. When you detox, the body uses up so much iodine. Make sure you take enough of iodine.

Heart Palpitations, Anxiety, Panic
Posted by Califlybaby (Utah) on 01/31/2023
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Interesting! I'm taking Methylene Blue and it actually stops my heart palpitations. It has also stopped anxiety and panic attacks. I am taking the 1% from Compass Laboratory. About 20 drops once or twice a day.


Dosage
Posted by Bill (San Fernando, Philippines) on 10/03/2014
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The correct dosage of 0.1% Methylene Blue is in the range of 6 to 15 drops(in a solution of vitamin C) once or twice a day dependent on your size. You can take this dose twice a day, but you should never take it after about 3 pm because of its energizing effects.

You should always take MB with at least 1000 mgs of vitamin C in water in order to avoid its side effects -- Taken just on its own, MB turns your urine green and the whites of your eyes blue because it stains carbohydrates blue. Other than that there are no side effects. I've taken MB with Vit C for 8 years and what you will also find is that it will give you an energy boost and wake you up due to its positive methylation effects on the body.

You should never take MB in the evening otherwise you might have difficulty getting to sleep because it is so energizing. Other than that, I've found MB easy to use and very useful against pathogens.

The dosage that is advised here is relatively small and very safe. In the 1960s they used to give the US troops in Vietnam MB by the spoonful to help recover them from malaria.


Fungal Infections
Posted by Ted (Bangkok, Thailand) on 01/20/2009 391 posts
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I used methylene blue to kill fungus infections anyway. A fungus damages sensitive organs, in particular, the brain, thymus, adrenal, pancreas, spleen, thyroid, are some of the things I noticed. A fungus is killed by sodium bicarbonate because of its alkalinity, but more effectively so with potassium, magnesium, for example because it kills alkalinity intracellularly as opposed to extracellularly. This is known for ages and the doctor you have mentioned to me was Dr. Simoncini. However, I have went further to look at fungicides besides methylene blue which are more effective, such as azoxystrobin, afloxystrobin and related strobilurins. Those are much more effective at much lower dose. The depth in which baking soda is limited to extracellular fluids, but are limited in bone cancer and bone marrow where baking soda is neutralized before reaching these areas, hence the necessity to use antifungals methylene blue being one of that. The issue is not well explained at other websites WHY fungus causes cancer, but the cause is not fungus in itself, it's the toxins generated by the fungus, such as mycotoxin and aflaxtoxins are the well known cancer causing substance from fungus and perhaps mycobacterium. Hence, the toxicity of mycotoxins and aflatoxins may be reduced with the BHT, but to eliminate them effectively, a potassium should be added along with baking soda. The only issue is baking soda is not so effective because of its limited alkaline buffering capacity if we compared against the carbicarb plus potassium which goes much more deeper. The Carbicarb is a sodium carbonate plus potassium citrate (e.g. technical name is tripotassium citrate). In fact two major sodium that are more effective is the sodium citrate (e.g. trisodium citrate) and potassium citrate (e.g. tripotassium citrate) and sodium carbonate with equal mix of sodium bicarbonate (commonly called carbicarb). However the current carbicarb remedy in practice isn't that perfect and may cause some kidney pain because of sodium potassium imbalance, and hence, a potassium must be added to the carbicarb remedy to resolve this problem and larger dose can be taken.

It must be noted still that I have noted two kinds of cancer, the fast cancer and the slow cancer. The faster cancer are the metastatic cancer, which are viral in character while the slower cancer are the fungal type cancer which tends to cause bone pain and leads to osteoporosis. Still I haven't even cover how you can eliminate the tumors and this is dealt most effectively with a bloodroot tincture.

I hope this explains just a small portion of my approach to dealing with cancer.

Ted


Parkinson's Disease
Posted by Liz (Boston, Ma) on 07/10/2016

You have to be able to think outside the box.

All of the questions you asked can be answered by doing some online research. I've been an EC devotee for many, many years, but I never stop doing my 'homework'. I read, read, read *everywhere* online.

With natural remedies, quite often, there isn't a real answer to 'why' something works--it just does.


Depression, Anxiety
Posted by Lisa (Perth, Western Australia) on 08/07/2022
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My name is Lisa. I am 43 years old I want to share with you an experience with Methylene blue. I have been using it for 5 years. it is effective on depression and calm anxiety. I tried 2 types of Methylene blue -- powder as well as liquid. The liquid was much expensive in comparison to the powder but both have same results. For 2 years I have been using Methylene blue powder form. I was purchasing it from cztl.

Cytokine Storms
Posted by Bill (Philippines) on 01/15/2021
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Using Methylene Blue is not just a hypothesis.Regarding using methylene blue(MB) against COVID-19 ARDS, there is an Indian doctor, Dr Deepak Golwalkar, who, as a pulmonologist and lung specialist, has been using his nebulized/sublingual MB treatment for quite a while and with great success for his pneumonia patients and for his COVID-19 patients with ARDS. Here is his website, which details his treatment:

https://medium.com/@dr.deepak.golwalkar/treatment-for-covid-19-using-methylene-blue-d23fc5a31a4d

Interestingly, Dr Golwalkar also uses exactly the same concentration of MB for nebulizing -- 0.1% methylene blue -- which is the same concentration that Ted from Bangkok recommends.


Depression, Anxiety
Posted by barry (wisconsin) on 03/23/2023
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Hello Pam, have you read the book "miracle in the hills"? Dr. Mary Sloop. A woman had cancer in her intestines and the doctor operated and closed her up saying it was inoperable, so the country doctor gave her MB and she lived at least 40 years. It is on page 43 chapter 9.


Candidiasis
Posted by Susanna (Skagit, Wa) on 12/22/2017
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Research indicates Vitamin C may inhibit Methylene Blue's killing of Candida

Ted's advice on many areas of health have been of great assistance to me. I became interested in trying Methylene Blue for attacking my systemic Candida, and did some additional research. I came across a study that indicates that taking Vitamin C with MB may decrease the effectiveness of its impact on Candida. The research is found at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4780517/

The relevant quote is halfway through the abstract: "... sensitivity of Candida cells to MB could be rescued upon the supplementation of ascorbic acid, an antioxidant." In the context of the abstract, this "rescue" seemed to be contrary to the intent of killing Candida cells.

Therefore, I began to take MB 1 drop twice a day (along with BHT), but taking ascorbic acid at least two hours later. My reasoning was taking such a small dose had no risk of side effects (coloring eye, etc.), but that any potential impact on Candida would not be lessened by the ascorbic acid.

I understand that Ted is not currently up to responding, but am hopeful that this information may help others, if you or someone may take a look at it and comment on how to take MB and Vitamin C (perhaps 2 hours between the two?).

Hoping this may assist others in recovery from Candidiasis;

Sincerely, Susanna

Candida
Posted by Daboo (Amherst, MA) on 02/27/2014
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I was taking Methylene Blue (12-13 drops in 8 ounces of water) with a thousand milligrams of vitamin C for about a week & I noticed the severity of my candida related itchy skin was reduced, I then upped my dosage by a few more drops per day (14-15 drops) in about 9-10 ounces of water, and a few hours later my stool was loaded with dead candida overgrowth! I normally have bad constipation but this time my "relief" was smooth and easy I was amazed. Also, I use the Methylene blue stain directly on my skin where I have itchy candida rashes, yes it stains! But only for a few days & most of it will wash off with soap and water, so use it where it cannot be seen, and it will take you itchy rash away with relief within 10-15 minutes and the relief will last for like a week, until the bugs send out a new invading force! I have also use Methylene Blue in more diluted parts for itchy skin in more visible areas with relief & I found it is also good for tooth aches.

P.S when I take it in strong doses your urine turns blue for about a day, but when you stop taking it it turns back to normal & I take vit C 500-1000 mill and have had no problems with my eye coloring, which I also heard is reversible if you should happen to have that happen to you.

Dosage
Posted by Koy (Sofia) on 05/05/2023
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People are taking ridiculously low MB and are expecting results. Dr. Berg: 0.5 to 5mg per kg of weight (that means at least 50 mg for someone of 100 kg (divided during the day). And that means, if you have 1% MB - you take about 50 drops of that per day.


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