Sodium Thiosulfate for Heavy Metal Detox, Calcifications, Candida - Ted's Q&A

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Posted by Val (San Antonio, TX) on 09/14/2007

I have been eager to try sodium thiosulfate for detox, yet my search for product has not turned up a 10% solution as you mention. Pet stores sell something with 30.2 % sodium thiosulfate and 9.8% EDTA tetrasodium salt. Is this second ingredient safe to use? If so how many drops to use? Chem stores sell 100% sodium thiosulfate powder, but I don't know how much to get and a recipe to make 10%solution. Also how many drops do I take per day? Should I do it every day indefintely or just for a week? My search brought up 2 more Q's.

What about this quote "sodium thiosuilfate reacts with the chlorine portion of the chloramine. The chlorine is eliminated, leaving the ammonia free in the water. As you hopefully know, ammonia is toxic to fish, even in low levels. So, if you use a simple dechlorinator that only contains sodium thiosulfate, you are solving one problem (chlorine) and creating a new problem (ammonia). "

Also does sodium thiosulfate ever turn into bisulfites that I react to that is used as a preservative in wines and veggies? Thank you for your great insights! How will I find your answer?

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts

Pet stores sell something with 30.2 % sodium thiosulfate and 9.8% EDTA tetrasodium salt. Is this second ingredient safe to use?

Assuming one bottle is 100 cc, then adding 200 cc more would dilute the sodium thiosulfate to 10%. The math is as follows: 30% sodium thiosulfate contains 3 grams by weight, assuming the 100 cc water is 100 grams. I add 200 cc of water more would result in:

30 grams sodium thiosulfate/(100 cc from original + 200 cc) = 30/300 = 10% sodium thiosulfate.

The edta chelates out heavy metals from the solution and does a good job of metal chelation. So this is synergistic. EDTA therefore is generally safe since the amount actually used is quite small.

If so how many drops to use?

I would use the same drops since I have just diluted it to 10%. If not, assuming it is 30%, then the dose is reduced by 30%. Assuming the original remedy uses 3 drops per glass, that would mean a 30% solution would amount to only 1 drop instead.

stores sell 100% sodium thiosulfate powder, but I don't know how much to get and a recipe to make 10% solution.

It is on a per weight basis. 30 grams of sodium thiosulfate in 100 cc solution of water. 1 cc of water equals 1 gram of water.

Also how many drops do I take per day?

Most people would report laxative effect on first use (or up to 3 uses), thereby, after that, it has no effect at all. Apparently the sodium thisulfate had some detox effect on its initial use.

Should I do it every day indefintely or just for a week?

I use it for a whole month, and sometimes I used it for a couple of months. It seems to helped my liver. One way, not completely reliable, is if the caffeine had no effect on my sleep, it means that the sodium thiosulfate apparently cleansed by liver to such a state that the caffeine can now be detoxified by the liver itself. I have noticed some people who simply had no sleep problems taking caffeinated coffee, and that has very much to do with a well functioning liver, which under normal circumstances, a healthy liver will detoxify the caffeine and resulted in no effect on sleeplessness.

So, if you use a simple dechlorinator that only contains sodium thiosulfate, you are solving one problem (chlorine) and creating a new problem (ammonia). "

Actually the real problem is just the reverse. Chloramine is far more toxic than ammonia to fishes and mammals. And if the drinking water is toxic with chloramine, it kills the fishes and mammals much more efficiently. In case the drinking water is contaminated with chloramine, it stays in the blood, but ammonia is a gas and gets dissipated in the air through normal breathing a lot faster. Normal kidney and liver will detoxify the ammonia relatively quickly, while there is no known way for the liver to detoxify chloramine as efficiently, and hence the extreme toxicity.

Also does sodium thiosulfate ever turn into bisulfites that I react to that is used as a preservative in wines and veggies?

It is very difficult to do that, unless you are boiling the wine in very high temperatures with sodium thiosulfate. Most of the problems have a lot to do with additives high in sulfites that lead to ulcerative colitis and bad dietary habits lacking in zinc which neutralizes the sulfur reducing bacteria.

Replied by Anne
Redford, Mi
12/28/2011

Ted, I have argyria (silver poisoning). I have had it for about 8 years and have tried many things to try to get my skin color back. It is lighter than it was when I first turned color, but I will not stop searching for an answer until my skin is the color that God made it to be.

I was wondering what you would recommend, in addition to sodium thiosulfate, (maybe magnesium chloride and cilantro... I already drink about 6-8 cups of green tea a day) as well as how to mix the crystals of sodium thiosulfate to make a 10% solution (in case I cannot get the solution premade in my area). A woman I "met" on an argyria blog has made a "mask" using a tablespoon of sodium thiosulfate crystals dissolved in about an ounce of water and mixed with ayurvetic clay, applying it to her face and letting it dry for an hour. She has done this mask a couple times and says it is lightening her facial discoloration. I have only tried this one time, today, as a matter of fact. I would really like to be a better "color" before Spring comes, though.

Thank you for your help and may the good Lord richly bless and keep you and yours for all that you do to help others who have health concerns,

Anne

Replied by Rheanna
Key West, Florida
06/12/2008

I have ordered Sodium Thiosulfate from www.chemistrystore.com They have basic prices on things. I have a question, someone had mentioned cosmetic grade Borax, that contains no detergents. Is ,20 mule team, pure borax? Would boric acid be considered cosmetic grade borax? What is the difference, if any, between boric acid and Borax? Thankyou


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