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  The Many Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide By Dr. David G. Williams
Father Willhelm is the founder of "Educational Concern for Hydrogen Peroxide" (ECHO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public on the safe use and therapeutic benefits of hydrogen peroxide.) Much of the interest in hydrogen peroxide waned in the 1940's when prescription medications came on the scene.
Hydrogen peroxide is only one of the many components that help regulate the amount of oxygen getting to your cells.
Hydrogen peroxide is one of the few simple miracle substances still available to the public.
www.educate-yourself.org /cancer/benefitsofhydrogenperozide17jul03.shtml   (4058 words)

  
  Peroxide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The usual peroxide used in commercial applications is a dilute solution containing traces of stabilisers, and is sold in either brown glass, or brown opaque polyethylene bottles to minimise the rate of decomposition.
Barium peroxide is used in pyrotechnics and tracer ammunition, and was once used in the manufacture of hydrogen peroxide.
Sodium peroxide is used as a carbon dioxide absorber and oxygen regenerator (e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peroxide   (675 words)

  
 Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is one of the few interesting chemicals that can easily be bought over the counter, in the form of a 3% aqueous solution intended for use as an antiseptic.
When a peroxide of an alkali or alkaline earth metal is dropped into water, a vigorous reaction ensues resulting in the formation of solutions of the hydroxides and the evolution of oxygen gas.
Barium, strontium, sodium and potassium peroxides should be stored away from combustible material, and water should not be used on fires in their vicinity.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/phys/perox.htm   (2498 words)

  
 ATSDR - MMG: Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is unstable, decomposing readily to oxygen and water with release of heat.
In industry, hydrogen peroxide is used as a bleach for textiles and paper, as a component of rocket fuels, and as a reagent for producing foam rubber and organic chemicals.
The diagnosis of acute hydrogen peroxide toxicity is primarily clinical based on eye and skin irritation or burns, white foam from the mouth, and gastric irritation.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /MHMI/mmg174.html   (4765 words)

  
 Organic peroxide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, benzoyl peroxide and to a much smaller degree acetone peroxide are used as radical initiators for radical polymerization of some resins, eg.
Benzoyl peroxide and acetone peroxide are used as bleaching and "maturing" agents for treating flour to make its grain release gluten easier; the alternative is letting the flour slowly oxidize by air, which is too slow for the industrialized era.
Acetone peroxide, a powerful explosive, is an unwanted and dangerous byproduct of several chemical reactions, ranging from illicit synthesis of MDMA (where it is a by-product of isosafrole oxidation in acetone) to industrial production of phenol (where the second product of the cumene process, acetone, is partially oxidized to peroxide on the second reaction step).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organic_peroxide   (1053 words)

  
 Ozone and Hydrogen Peroxide Cure HIV,AIDS?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The use of hydrogen peroxide and ozone in medicine is based on the belief that the accumulation of toxins in the body is normally burnt up by the process of oxidation, wherein a substance is changed chemically because of the effect of oxygen upon it.
Higher concentrations of hydrogen peroxide are used extensively in agriculture, food processing and chemical industries as a disinfectant, water purifier and bleaching agent.
Hydrogen peroxide is involved in all of life's vital processes, and must be present for the immune system to function properly.
www.familyhealthnews.com /7.html   (5290 words)

  
 ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is found in many households at low concentrations (3-9%) for medicinal applications and as a clothes and hair bleach.
In industry, hydrogen peroxide in higher concentrations is used as a bleach for textiles and paper, as a component of rocket fuels, and for producing foam rubber and organic chemicals.
Because hydrogen peroxide is used in many industries for a variety of purposes, workers in such industries may be exposed to this chemical through inhalation or contact with the skin.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /tfacts174.html   (946 words)

  
 Hydrogen Peroxide and Sugar
High strength peroxide (also called high-test peroxide, or HTP) must be stored in a vented container to prevent the buildup of pressure leading to the eventual rupture of the container.
When hydrogen peroxide is used as a fuel, energy is released in the form of heat during the rapid decomposition of H2O2 to H2O, creating steam and oxygen.
The mixture of sugar and hydrogen peroxide produces a renewable liquid fuel that can be stored for long periods - weeks, months, years - and used when needed to power automobiles or to heat homes, factories and office buildings, or to power steam turbines for producing electricity during peak-time demand.
www.americanenergyindependence.com /peroxide.html   (3966 words)

  
 Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide (077)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Hydrogen peroxide and dimethyl phthalate are not interferences.
The instrument response to MEK peroxide over the range of 0.5 to 2 times the target concentration is linear with a slope of 120700 area counts per µg/mL for the dimer and 113213 area counts per µg/mL for the monomer.
The precision of the analytical procedure is 0.027 for MEK peroxide dimer and 0.035 for MEK peroxide monomer.
www.osha.gov /dts/sltc/methods/organic/org077/org077.html   (3697 words)

  
 Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is sometimes employed as an oxidizer in rocket motors.
A molecule of hydrogen peroxide has oxygen and hydrogen atoms in it.
Hydrogen peroxide is in some liquids that are used to clean wounds.
www.windows.ucar.edu /physical_science/chemistry/hydrogen_peroxide.html   (337 words)

  
 Intravenous Hydrogen Peroxide Therapy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
This is chemical shorthand to indicate that in the body, hydrogen peroxide is converted to water and singlet oxygen.
That part of the hydrogen peroxide that binds with cytochrome-C, however, is not allowed to become water and singlet oxygen for a period of forty minutes.
The main effect of hydrogen peroxide infusions is that you regain your health through the increased ability of your blood to carry a high concentration of oxygen.
www.dfwx.com /goecancer.html   (3112 words)

  
 EHS Update: Peroxide-forming Chemical
Peroxide crystals may form on the container plug or the threads of the lid and detonate when the lid is twisted.
(Peroxides are usually less volatile than their parent material and will tend to concentrate in the hot distillation pot).
The peroxides formed in these reactions are extremely shock and heat sensitive.
www.med.cornell.edu /ehs/updates/peroxide_formers.htm   (690 words)

  
 The MSDS HyperGlossary: Peroxide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Peroxides and hydroperoxides are highly reactive materials and may be extremely shock-sensitive explosives.
Peroxides can occur in virtually any kind of organic chemical, however, certain chemicals are particularly prone to peroxide formation and pose special hazards.
Peroxides are usually less volatile than their parent material and tend to concentrate in the (hot) distillation pot!
www.ilpi.com /msds/ref/peroxide.html   (2125 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Hydrogen Peroxide
Higher concentrations (30% or greater) of hydrogen peroxide are used in industry as a bleach for textiles and paper, as a component of rocket fuels, and for producing foam rubber and organic chemicals.
Hydrogen peroxide has also long been touted as an effective remover of bloodstains, but people do need to be reminded that it is also a bleach and so might lift out the color of the item being cleaned along with the stain.
Disinfecting countertops and cutting boards with hydrogen peroxide can also be handy as the liquid does combat a number of household nasties, but the 3% dilution hydrogen peroxide is commonly sold at won't be the "sudden death to all germs" answer that this list of tips presents it as.
www.snopes.com /medical/homecure/peroxide.asp   (1436 words)

  
 Hydrogen Peroxide - NIEHS Alphabetical Listing of Health Topics
The NJ Factsheet on hydrogen peroxide clearly states that a 100% concentration, it is a mutagen (able to cause damage within the structure of the cell, at the DNA level).
Hydrogen peroxide is also affected by the action of swishing, as in a mouthwash, and by simply coming into contact with surfaces, such as your teeth.
In the event that you may accidentally swallow a small amount of the hydrogen peroxide, the heat in your body and acid in your stomach should cause it to react before it can be absorbed by your body.
www.niehs.nih.gov /external/faq/perox.htm   (661 words)

  
 Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Hydrogen Peroxide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Hydrogen dioxide, perhydrol, albone, hydroperoxide, inhibine, perone, superoxol, t-stuff, hydrogen peroxide 90%, hydrogen peroxide 30%
Hydrogen peroxide is mutagenic in bacterial test systems and causes DNA damage, sister chromatid exchanges, and chromosomal aberrations in mammalian cells in vitro [IARC 1985].
Before a worker is placed in a job with a potential for exposure to hydrogen peroxide, a licensed health care professional should evaluate and document the worker's baseline health status with thorough medical, environmental, and occupational histories, a physical examination, and physiologic and laboratory tests appropriate for the anticipated occupational risks.
www.osha.gov /SLTC/healthguidelines/hydrogenperoxide/recognition.html   (4085 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Benzoyl peroxide topical is the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether benzoyl peroxide topical will be harmful to an unborn baby.
When applying benzoyl peroxide topical, avoid the eyes, the inside of the nose and mouth, the lips, and areas where the skin is broken to prevent excessive irritation.
Stop using benzoyl peroxide topical and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, face, or tongue; or hives).
www.ecommunity.com /medications/D01246A1.aspx   (1184 words)

  
 purevolume™ | Peroxide
Palo Alto, CA Peroxide is a Nu Industrial Metal band that focuses around the diversity of musical genres.
Peroxide was born out of the angst of lead singer,Spike, and emcee Shinida.
Peroxide has been labeled as Gothic and Punk but the band insists on dropping those labels and sticking to something more truthful to the band, Industrial/Nu Metal.
www.purevolume.com /peroxide/blog   (183 words)

  
 Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is not the monster therapy the so-called authorities are making it out to be.
Studies have shown that hydrogen peroxide is effective in the treatment of asthma … pneumonia … yeast infections … lupus … Legionnaire’s Disease … Crohn’s disease, and more.
Peroxide has caused no significant harm in the millions of infusions worldwide given by doctors over a span of decades.
www.secondopinionnewsletter.com /peroxide   (960 words)

  
 Peroxide Formers
Materials that are susceptible to peroxide formation (i.e., autooxidation) are ones that typically react with air, moisture or impurities and produce a change in their chemical composition in normal storage.
The peroxides that form are less volatile than the solvent itself and thus tend to concentrate.
This is particularly dangerous if peroxides are present during a distillation, where the applied heat to the concentrated solution may trigger a violent explosion.
safety.science.tamu.edu /peroxideformers.html   (749 words)

  
 Hydrogen Peroxide and Horticulture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Three percent Hydrogen Peroxide may be added at up to three ml's per liter (2 1\2 tsp.
Use peroxided water with anti-fungicide (benomyl) and a high Phosphate fertilizer (9-45-15, 10-52-10, 0-60-0) for root growth.
Peroxide users will rarely lose plants or crops to root disease and will harvest larger and more consistent crops.
www.hydromall.com /happy_grower19.html   (1507 words)

  
 The Many Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide By Dr. David G. Williams
The intense bubbling you see when hydrogen peroxide comes in contact with a bacteria-laden cut or wound is the oxygen being released and bacteria being destroyed.
Father Willhelm is the founder of "Educational Concern for Hydrogen Peroxide" (ECHO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public on the safe use and therapeutic benefits of hydrogen peroxide.) Much of the interest in hydrogen peroxide waned in the 1940's when prescription medications came on the scene.
Some are simply peroxide that has been flavored and mixed with sea minerals, aloe vera, inner tree bark or other ingredients to make the peroxide more palatable (Superoxy, Oxy Toddy, etc.).
educate-yourself.org /cancer/benefitsofhydrogenperozide17jul03.shtml   (4058 words)

  
 Hydrogen Peroxide Therapy
Hydrogen peroxide is usually treated as a[n] intermediate or by-product of metabolism and considered of minor significance in metabolic pathways except as it relates to biochemical disruption, tissue or cellular damage.
By far the widest use for hydrogen peroxide, whether wisely or not, seems to be that of oral use, where a 35% "food grade" is diluted to a 3% concentration by use of 1 ounce of 35% H2O2 to 11 ounces of distilled water.
Hydrogen peroxide has been a recognized medicinal source since at least the 1800's, has gone into disrepute, and now seems to lie in a sort of limbo, so far as established medicine is concerned.
www.garynull.com /Documents/Arthritis/Hydrogen_Peroxide_Therapy.htm   (3200 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Drug Information: Benzoyl Peroxide (Topical)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Others are available without a prescription; however, your doctor may have special instructions on the proper use of benzoyl peroxide for your medical condition.
For children 12 years of age and older: Although there is no specific information comparing use of benzoyl peroxide in children with use in other age groups, this medicine is not expected to cause different side effects or problems in children 12 years of age and older than it does in adults.
Although there is no specific information comparing use of benzoyl peroxide in the elderly with use in other age groups, this medicine is not expected to cause different side effects or problems in older people than it does in younger adults.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/uspdi/202086.html   (1702 words)

  
 hydrogen peroxide
Some organic peroxide vapors are irritating and may also cause headaches, intoxication similar to alcohol, and lung edema in inhaled in high concentrations.
Dialkyl peroxides are generally not as strongly irritating, and the diacyl peroxides are the least irritating of the peroxides.
Contact of 50% peroxide with wood does not usually lead to spontaneous ignition, but hot weather, dry wood and the thermal insulation of the cover may have contributed to ignition.
www.gasdetection.com /TECH/h2o2.html   (12236 words)

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