Sulfur Info

Since: Apr 10

Mccurtain, OK

#1 Apr 11, 2010
Since sulfur is something that seems to help with these pests, thought I would look into some of the sulfur suppliments and found a page that has some good info on these and the benifits they have. I am also wondering if eating alot more eggs daily (boiled or how ever) would also help raise the bodys sulfur level enough to help internally.

http://www.thenutritionreporter.com/the_sulfu...
buggie

Houston, TX

#2 Apr 11, 2010
I eat a hard boiled egg every morning and still caught it.

Since: Apr 10

Mccurtain, OK

#3 Apr 11, 2010
buggie wrote:
I eat a hard boiled egg every morning and still caught it.
Maybe what is in food isn't concentrated enough then?
Vizio

Lebanon, VA

#4 Apr 11, 2010
I believe it couldn't hurt. I know UV said she has been giving an egg to her a dog a couple of times a day and she is also eating them. Eggs are good for you anyway.
Vizio

Lebanon, VA

#5 Apr 11, 2010
And I can't type today lol
MikDee

Milford, PA

#6 Apr 12, 2010
I seem to be craving eggs lately. I usually eat one, or two, hard boiled eggs between breakfast, & lunch, or late evening if I'm too hungry for bed. I figure it's one of the safest high protein items to have, rather then high carb foods at this time. I'm sure the sulfur from them helps as well.
jphs

Portland, OR

#7 Apr 12, 2010
Here's what i know/have discovered:

Precipitated sulfur is the topical cure for scabies.

Sublimed sulfur is pretty much ineffective, altho rarely with extensive % and coverage seems to provide a cure. It can give temporary relief because the infestion seems to slow while using this type of sulfur.

I just started using precipitated sulfur last night, and can feel it effectiveness, especially compared to the various sublimed sulfur ointments that I've been trying. When i've confirmed this cure, i'll share what I used exactly.

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#9 Apr 13, 2010
I wondered what the difference was between precipitated and sublimed sulfur. I seemed to remember from my chem classes that precipitation and sublimation are processes for extracting chemicals. And they are. Sublimation involves a substance passing into the gaseous state, and precipitation is the condensation of a solid from a solution. They do not change the chemical composition of the sulfur. The end result is exactly the same. It is all 100% sulfur. On the MSDS precipitated and sublimed are both listed as synonyms for 'sulfur'. So don't throw out your sublimed sulfur and order a bottle of precipitated.

http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/S8138...

merry beth

United States

#10 Apr 13, 2010
itchygirl wrote:
I wondered what the difference was between precipitated and sublimed sulfur. I seemed to remember from my chem classes that precipitation and sublimation are processes for extracting chemicals. And they are. Sublimation involves a substance passing into the gaseous state, and precipitation is the condensation of a solid from a solution. They do not change the chemical composition of the sulfur. The end result is exactly the same. It is all 100% sulfur. On the MSDS precipitated and sublimed are both listed as synonyms for 'sulfur'. So don't throw out your sublimed sulfur and order a bottle of precipitated.
http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/S8138...
Thanks Itchygirl... I was wondering where I would find the precipitated...I do have the sublimed.
jphs

Portland, OR

#11 Apr 13, 2010
SUBLIMED SULFUR is mostly ineffective - that's why people who are using it repeatedly still have scabies.

try PRECIPITATED SULFUR and your scabies may actually go away

I used SUBLIMED for weeks (along with many chemicals) before discovered the difference - now my scabies are finally leaving

SULFUR 101 is propagating mis-information by calling SUBLIMED and PRECIPITATED the same thing, so people are trying to heal their scabies with sublimed sulfur when it really takes precipitated.

Here is clear Medical DOCUMENTATION of the difference between the sulfur.

In the sulfur cure, you'll find others saying the same thing.

Here is documentation:

-> Historical percentages and statement of the efficacy of precipitated over sublimed:

http://books.google.com/books...
***

-->Current statement of efficacy of smaller sulfur particle (precipitated) over larger (sublimed)

Sulfur is a time-honored therapeutic agent useful in a variety of dermatologie disorders. Its keratolytic action is due to formation of hydrogen sulfide through a reaction that depends upon direct interaction between sulfur particles and keratinocytes. The smaller the particle size, the greater the degree of such interaction and the greater the therapeutic efficacy. When applied topically, sulfur induces various histologie changes, including hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, and dilatation of dermal vasculature. One study showed that sulfur was comedogenic when applied onto human and rabbit skin, findings that were not reproduced in other studies. About 1% of topically applied sulfur is systemically absorbed. Adverse effects from topically applied sulfur are uncommon and are mainly limited to the skin. In infants, however, fatal outcome after extensive application has been reported.***

Sulfur revisited†
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Volume 18, Issue 3, Pages 553-558
Joe

Hollywood, FL

#12 Apr 13, 2010
jphs wrote:
SUBLIMED SULFUR is mostly ineffective - that's why people who are using it repeatedly still have scabies.
try PRECIPITATED SULFUR and your scabies may actually go away
I used SUBLIMED for weeks (along with many chemicals) before discovered the difference - now my scabies are finally leaving
SULFUR 101 is propagating mis-information by calling SUBLIMED and PRECIPITATED the same thing, so people are trying to heal their scabies with sublimed sulfur when it really takes precipitated.
Here is clear Medical DOCUMENTATION of the difference between the sulfur.
In the sulfur cure, you'll find others saying the same thing.
Here is documentation:
-> Historical percentages and statement of the efficacy of precipitated over sublimed:
http://books.google.com/books...
***
-->Current statement of efficacy of smaller sulfur particle (precipitated) over larger (sublimed)
Sulfur is a time-honored therapeutic agent useful in a variety of dermatologie disorders. Its keratolytic action is due to formation of hydrogen sulfide through a reaction that depends upon direct interaction between sulfur particles and keratinocytes. The smaller the particle size, the greater the degree of such interaction and the greater the therapeutic efficacy. When applied topically, sulfur induces various histologie changes, including hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, and dilatation of dermal vasculature. One study showed that sulfur was comedogenic when applied onto human and rabbit skin, findings that were not reproduced in other studies. About 1% of topically applied sulfur is systemically absorbed. Adverse effects from topically applied sulfur are uncommon and are mainly limited to the skin. In infants, however, fatal outcome after extensive application has been reported.***
Sulfur revisited†
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Volume 18, Issue 3, Pages 553-558
Hi jphs: So, do you have a link where you can order the precipitated sulfur? Have you tried both the sublimed and the precipitated? The sublimed that I have is very very fine sulfur. I don't see how it can get much finer than what I have. I wouldn't discount sublimed sulfur, not at all. Maybe the Pomada de azufre, the premixed sulfur/vaseline contains precipitated instead of sublimed. I'm looking on the net, but only see referencces to the premixed sulfur.

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#13 Apr 13, 2010
jphs,
It's very possible you are right. I have never tried precipitated sulfur, so I can't tell you how it works. It might be better. I can tell you that the the sublimed works great. I'm not so sure about the debate in your reference though; it was written in 1879 and the manufacture process may have improved by now. I have read a lot of that particular book over the past couple of years and some of it is pretty out there by modern standards. But then again, modern stuff seems to be failing many of us.
jphs

Portland, OR

#14 Apr 13, 2010
Joe,

Here's the product that Voyager said worked for them, and it seems to be working for me (on day two). I found it at Rite Aid. It's pretty exprensive to use this way - Adult Acnomel, precipitated sulfur 8%, resorcinal 2%. Voyager states he used it successfully to heal his scabies, and then went on to mislead many by saying sublimed/precipitated sulfur is the same thing.

http://www.safe2use.com/scabiesboard/2005_03/...

Another product I've just ordered is Chigg-away by Humco. I've never used it before, but it looks very promising. it's used by the military to kill arthropods, specifically chiggers. Ingredients include precipitated sulfur 10% and benzocaine 5% in lotion.

www.chiggaway.com

My intention is to make my own precipitated sulfur ointment (between 6 - 10%), which is the classic solution for scabies, so i've ordered precipitated sulfur (not the sublimed) from this science supply company. I just ordered it today - it will be here in just over a week.

http://www.sciencestuff.com/nav/RegPage.shtml

I tried ordering precipitated sulfur from another company, but they had labeled their sublimed sulfur as "sulfur flour, precipitated lab grade," and when I received it i realized that it was really sublimed (sulfur flower) mislabeled as precipitated.

It really sucked cause in my desperation (of just getting more sublimed sulfur) i repeatedly bombarded myself with chemicals in-effectively (including lindane) before re-focusing on the precipitated.

Because this place ( sciencestuff.com ) has a MSDS for both sublimed and precipitated, i think i'm actually going to get precipitated.

here is the MSDS for it:
Precipitated -
http://www.sciencestuff.com/prod/Chem-Rgnts/C...

Sublimed -
http://www.sciencestuff.com/prod/Chem-Rgnts/C...

This will be over soon. I can feel it in my totality. it is finally ending.

jphs

i am not a dr. this is not meant to be medical advice. etc. etc. blah blah blah.

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