The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade - consumption  (Read 1790 times)

Offline KnightlyBallet

  • First timers
  • *
  • Posts: 1
    • View Profile
hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade - consumption
« on: 21/03/2010 18:00:05 »
Help!  My friends are off on a new health craze again!  :-\ I've heard conflicting reports on taking this product internally (2 drops in a cup of water) to increase the  oxygen in the blood. I read getting it on skin can burn or in eyes causing blindness, taking it internally casing brain damage.  I searched this site specifically for Hydrogen Peroxide 35% to no avail. 

Can someone give me the straight scoop?

Thanks
Knightly Ballet

PS.  They are just about to place an order for this product.


 

Offline Bored chemist

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 8655
  • Thanked: 42 times
    • View Profile
hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade - consumption
« Reply #1 on: 21/03/2010 21:38:15 »
Your friends are both wasting their money and putting themselves at risk.
35% H2O2 will definitely burn skin and eyes if it comes into contact with them.

A few drops diluted in a cup of water won't do any harm; but it won't do any good either.
If that tiny bit more oxygen was helpful the body would have developed slightly bigger lungs.
 

Offline Pwee

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 114
    • View Profile
hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade - consumption
« Reply #2 on: 21/03/2010 22:52:57 »
Isn't hydrogen peroxide a disinfectant?

Here in Hungary you can get it in a pharmacy without prescription. You buy it if you go to a longer hiking in the forest or hills, and you can drink the springwater if you drop the hyperol tablet in it.

It wont do them harm if they use it properly, but it certainly isn't good for boosting blood-oxigene level. It just cleanses water (or anything that you put into the water, like medical equipment).
 

The Naked Scientists Forum

hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade - consumption
« Reply #2 on: 21/03/2010 22:52:57 »

 

SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums