Sodium thiosulfate, one of the critical medicines in the treatment of cyanide poisoning, is getting increasing respect as a powerful natural detoxing agent. It is also used in the restoration of rivers and streams that have been polluted with heavy metals, and it is in that respect that people are beginning to apply it to natural health care.
Sodium thiosulfate is a colorless crystal of sodium, sulfur, hydrogen, and oxygen. Both the EPA and FDA consider it a safe substance and permit its inclusion in foods such as table salt. It is often present at therapeutic bath spas or thermal spas
How to Take Sodium Thiosulfate Internally to Remove Heavy Metals, Chlorine and Cyanide
Sodium Thiosulfate is used internally to remove chlorine, cyanide and heavy metals. It is available in a liquid solution or in a dry form.
How Much Liquid Sodium Thiosulfate Should I Take?
If you are using 10% sodium thiosulfate, add 6-10 drops to a liter of water. If you are trying to remove heavy metals from the body, use this amount a couple of times a week. If you have a 30% solution of sodium thiosulfate, use only 2-3 drops in a liter of water.
How Much Dry Sodium Thiosulfate Should I Take?
If you have the dry form of sodium thiosulfate, add 1 flake (about the size of a grain of rice) to a tall glass of water, or 2-3 flakes to a liter of water.
Sodium Thiosulfate can cause diarrhea as it removes toxins. If you are bothered by this side effect, reduce the amount of sodium thiosulfate you take.
Taking vitamin C when you are taking sodium thiosulfate will help your body’s ability to handle the detoxification.
Sodium thiosulfate may also remove other minerals from your body. If you use sodium thiosulfate on a regular basis you may need a mineral supplement.
How Much Sodium Thiosulfate Should I Use Topically?
Sodium Thiosulfate is used topically for fungal conditions like tinea versicolor and ringworm.
According to WHO,1 a 25% solution of sodium thiosulfate is used 2-4 times a day for four weeks to treat tinea versicolor, a condition similar to ringworm and athlete’s foot.
Sodium thiosulfate is also used topically to reduce calcium deposits. A 10% solution is applied to the calcification a couple of times a day.
Health Benefits of Sodium Thiosulfate
Sodium thiosulfate is said to be a powerful detoxing agent to remove mercury and other heavy metals from the body. It is also a topical anti-fungal such as can be used for ringworm.
Side Effects of Sodium Thiosulfate
Side effects from the use of sodium thiosulfate can include agitation and changes in both thoughts and vision. Nausea and tinnitus also possible.
Continue reading below to learn much more from Earth Clinic readers about how they used Sodium Thiosulfate to treat various ailments. Let us know what you used Sodium Thiosulfate for!