Ozone gas can provide a safe means to disinfect personal protective equipment
A new study shows that ozone gas, a highly reactive chemical composed of three oxygen atoms, could provide a safe means for disinfecting certain types of personal protective equipment that are in high demand for shielding health care personnel from Covid-19.
"Ozone is one of the friendliest and cleanest ways of deactivating viruses and killing most any pathogen. It does not leave a residue; it's easy to generate from atmospheric air, and it's easy to use from an equipment perspective".
M.G. Finn, Study Lead Author and Chair Person, Georgia Tech's School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Influence Of Ozonised Water On The Epithelial Wound Healing Process In The Oral Cavity
In a placebo-controlled, randomised double blind study the healing process of three identical wounds of the oral mucosa in 30 patients was examined planimetrically, immunohistochemically and micromorphologically. It should be noted that the influence of ozone leads to a higher expression of cytokines that are important for wound healing, especially TGF-β1 (3), an important substance for regulation and coordination in the initial wound healing phase. TGF-β1 has a marked influence on cell proliferation, chemotaxis (monocytes and fibroblasts), angiogenesis, synthesis of extracellular matrix and collagen synthesis. Large studies performed in vitro and in vivo have showed that TGF-β1 leads to a pronounced acceleration of wound healing. One single application leads to clearly visible effects (12). This application though, must be performed immediately; 24 hours postoperatively the positive effect is completely lost.
Dr Andreas Filippi. Clinic of Oral Surgery, -Radiology and Oral Medicine University of Basel, Switzerland
Ozone Nano-Bubbles as Treatment for Periodontitis
Ozone nano-bubble water (NBW3) can kill periodontal pathogens within 30 seconds of exposure, according to a new study published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.
Based on the in vitro results, the researchers conclude that NBW3 could become a valuable tool for treating periodontitis.
Ozone (O3) has strong antimicrobial activity against bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses, and does not induce microbial resistance.
Researchers Explore Effect of Low-Dose Gaseous Ozone on Pathogenic Bacteria
Treatment of chronically infected wounds is a challenge, and bacterial environmental contamination is a growing issue in infection control. Ozone may have a role in these situations.
A pilot study with six bacterial strains was conducted using different concentrations of ozone in an ozone-oxygen mixture to determine a minimally effective dose that completely eliminated bacterial growth. The small and apparently bactericidal gaseous dose of 20 mug/mL ozone/oxygen (1:99) mixture, applied for 5min under atmospheric pressure was selected. In the 2nd phase, eight bacterial strains with well characterized resistance patterns were evaluated in vitro using agar-blood in adapted Petri dishes (105 bacteria/dish). The cultures were divided into three groups: 1) ozone-oxygen gaseous mixture containing 20 mug of O3/mL for 5 minutes; 2) 100 percent oxygen for 5 minutes; 3) baseline, no gas was used.
Ozone Therapy: A Possible Answer to Ebola?
Ebola is heavily featured in the news these days, bringing lots of fear and concerns. Can anything be done to successfully treat or prevent this horrific and highly lethal disease?
Dr. Robert Rowen who is a leading expert on oxidative therapy, offers an intriguing answer in this interview. By invitation of the President of Sierra Leone, he’s going there to teach health care workers how to treat Ebola using ozone.
“I do ozone, ultraviolet blood irradiation therapy, and high-dose vitamin C,” he explains. “All of these collectively belong to a family of therapies called oxidative therapies.In my opinion – and I’ve been doing them longer than any other living person in North America; since 1986 – especially ozone and ultraviolet [therapies] are among the most powerful therapies for healing across the board of anything I’ve ever seen in my career… It does so by stimulating your own body to heal.”
OZONE Can Play a Key Role in HACCP Plans
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans can benefit by using OZONE Food Safety Solutions systems disinfection technology. MINT OZONE systems are designed with well-engineered ozone delivery technologies whose disinfection potential has been tested, measured and verified. Control modules built into MINT systems give food processors both information and flexibility to ensure that the ozone disinfection systems are operating effectively. FDA and USDA both support HACCP plans in even the smallest processing plants. According to the FDA, “HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product”.
Ozone nano-bubble water: Potential treatment for severe gum infections
A powerful new antiseptic agent, called ozone nano-bubble water, holds promise for the treatment of periodontitis, or severe gum infections, according to research published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.
The study, by Shinichi Arakawa and colleagues at Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, evaluated the bactericidal activities of ozone nano-bubble water — also known as NBW3 — against the two main bacterial agents that cause periodontitis as well as its toxicity to human oral tissue cells.
Their results showed that NBW3 can kill periodontal pathogens within 30 seconds of exposure, yet has only a minor impact on the viability of oral tissue cells after 24 hours of exposure.
OZONE Kills Norovirus Sydney 2012… destroyed by BioWell & BioSure!
The norovirus strain called Sydney 2012 has been sweeping through parts of Australia and has even spread further afield with its serious flu-like symptoms.