Quicksilver Scientific


Our Philosophy

Our birth right is full wellness and dynamic energy, in a bright state of being. Toxins create disruptions that impair mind and body function. In order to combat this universal toxicity, and to restore a balanced system, Quicksilver Scientific®has pioneered a complete solution:

  • Testing That Identifes Your Toxicity Levels
  • Protocols That Effectively Detoxify Your Body
  • A Pharmacy of Premium Supplements That Help You Reach Optimal Health

Our philosophy is rooted in our desire to give you the tools to maintain lifelong mind and body health.

 

Our Quality Guarantee

All of our products are created on-site at Quicksilver Scientific in our Lafayette, Colorado, facility. In addition to our own products, we also develop products for some of the top brands in the nutraceutical industry. You’ll find our trademark Quicksilver Delivery Systems® signature on these products, which is our guarantee that they feature the same nanoparticle technologies that give our own products superior bioavailability.

As a cGMP certified company, we manufacture our Quicksilver Scientific® health supplements according to cGMP regulations and strict quality control guidelines. These FDA guidelines are the standard in ensuring that products are designed, monitored, and controlled at every stage of the manufacturing process. We believe in full transparency and being 100% open with our customers. Many batches we produce undergo third party testing to ensure that the safety, quality, and potency of our products uphold our company standards. Those tests are: Certificates of Analysis, Potency Tests, MicrobialTests, Heavy Metals Tests, Pesticide Residue Tests, Particle Sizing Tests, and Ingredient Identity Tests.

Read more about CGMP on the FDA’s website.

Quicksilver Delivery Systems®

The Quicksilver Delivery Systems® signature trademark on our liposomal products sets them apart from other companies and ensures a superior product. By virtue of our smaller, more stable, single-layer spheres, made from the highest quality ingredients available, our liposomal delivery systems improve upon basic liposomal technology. The difference is literally clear; our liposomal products have a clarity that only can be achieved with liposomes that are small enough to pass between cells and enter the bloodstream directly, guaranteeing optimal bioavailability.

Liposomes

Bring the Power of Intravenous Therapy into a Convenient Oral Liposomal Delivery

Liposomes are microscopic single to multilayer spheres made of phospholipids (the basic building blocks of cell membranes). Phospholipids encapsulate a compound, such as glutathione, in order to bypass the digestive processes that normally degrade or limit the compound's absorption. Liposomes demonstrate the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier, deposit their cargo intracellularly, and enhance lymphatic circulation of therapeutic compounds. Additionally, the phospholipids that compose the liposome fuse with and feed the cell membranes. Providing phospholipids in this way ensures proper membrane function to facilitate the absorption of nutrients and the excretion of cellular waste products and toxins. In fact, phospholipid therapy, using both injectable forms and oral forms, has a long and solid clinical history for repair and maintenance of liver function, circulatory health, and neurological health.

At their highest expression, liposomes bring the power of intravenous therapy into a convenient oral delivery. However, all liposomes are not created equally. Most liposomes on the market use low grades of phospholipids, e.g. raw lecithin, instead of the high-phosphatidylcholine phospholipid mixes necessary for a good liposome. Nutraceutical manufacturers also typically use cheap shear methods resulting in large (200–600nm), poorly-absorbed particles.

Quicksilver Delivery Systems® improves upon basic liposomal delivery technology with smaller, more stable, tightly distributed single-layer spheres (called unilamellar vesicles) made from the highest-grade ingredients available. These small vesicles begin absorbing as soon as they hit your mouth, so you can get high absorption before they are altered by the harsh processes in the intestines. Quicksilver Scientific uses the same high-tech equipment, rigorous processes, and tight particle size controls used by pharmaceutical companies. Look for the clear difference of Quicksilver Delivery Systems®.


Clinical Metals Testing

Mercury Tri-Test
Quicksilver Scientific®’s CLIA-certified laboratory specializes in advanced mercury speciation testing, using the patented Mercury Tri-Test. This test utilizes samples of hair, blood, and urine to assess for the body’s mercury burden and its ability to eliminate it. This test helps practitioners and patients to understand the magnitude and source of mercury exposure, as well as if additional support is needed in the process of mercury detoxification.

The Quicksilver Mercury Tri-Test is the only clinical test that utilizes mercury speciation analysis, a patented advanced technology that separates methyl mercury (MeHg) from inorganic mercury (HgII) and measures each directly. Quicksilver Scientific®’s instruments are sensitive enough to measure ambient mercury levels in the body WITHOUT THE NEED FOR CHALLENGE TESTING. This laboratory test provides unprecedented information for healthcare practitioners, allowing them to assess the patient’s exposure sources, body burden and ability to excrete each form of mercury. This detailed information helps build an informed picture and allows the clinician to plan a rational approach to a successful detoxification strategy for the patient.


Blood Metals Panel
Quicksilver Scientific®’s Blood Metals Panel screens for a broad range of potentially toxic and nutrient metals to show elevated exposure to toxic metals or imbalances of nutrient metals in whole blood. Results from this test can be used as a standalone screening, or to enhance information obtained from the Mercury Tri-Test. Because different protocols or support may be indicated to balance the other potentially toxic and nutrient elements in the blood, the most effective detoxification protocol can then be selected.

This whole blood elemental metals analysis uses state-of-the-art inductively coupled plasma/mass spectroscopy. The test measures levels for 16 metals, including beneficial nutrient metals and potentially toxic metals. Imbalanced mineral pairs, especially copper-to-zinc ratios or calcium-to-magnesium ratios, can often present clinically as heavy metal toxicity. Excess copper is also synergistically toxic with heavy metals, such as mercury, cadmium, arsenic and lead.


Detoxification

Welcome to the Revolutionary World of Quicksilver Scientific - The Leader in Detox & Delivery!

Quicksilver Scientific Founder & CEO, Dr. Christopher Shade obtained his PhD in environmental metals chemistry from the University of Illinois. During his PhD work, Dr. Shade patented analytical technology for mercury speciation analysis and later founded Quicksilver Scientific, Inc. to commercialize this technology. Shortly after starting Quicksilver Scientific, Dr. Shade turned his focus to the human aspects of mercury toxicity and the functioning of the human detoxification system. He has since researched and developed superior liposomal delivery systems for the nutraceutical and wellness markets; and his clinical analytical techniques for measuring human mercury exposure are unique and more comprehensive than anything in the industry.

Thanks to Dr. Shade’s deep understanding of mercury and glutathione chemistry, he was able to design this breakthrough system of products for detoxification that support and maximize the natural detoxification system. Formulated to target specific detoxification pathways, Dr. Shade's bundles and protocols combine his knowledge for maximum effect. These bundles create a powerful entourage effect that helps the body maintain homeostasis and metabolic balance for optimal health.


The Detoxification System

Detoxification is a natural process inherent to the human body. Over time, our bodies accumulate a variety of toxins from our environment, food sources, and "silver" mercury amalgam tooth fillings: and as we accumulate more toxins, we become less effective at detoxifying ourselves. Efficient detoxification depends on a series of seamless reactions that bind toxins to shuttle molecules and “escort” them out through a series of doors. The glutathione system is the most important of the detoxification systems and includes glutathione and the enzymes that work with it. The detoxification process proceeds in three parts or “phases”, Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III. Dysfunction of the detoxification system is the most common and insidious root cause of toxic element and compound accumulation in the body. True health requires that all phases function in balance, or the whole system cannot work properly. Quicksilver Scientific's CEO & founder, Dr. Christopher Shade, PhD, is an expert in mercury research.


Successful Detoxification

Successful Detoxification of Mercury and other Heavy Metals (e.g. lead, cadmium, arsenic) requires three Fundamental Conditions:

  • Fully-functioning Phase III detoxification transport system (MRP1&2, OATP)
  • Fully-functioning Phase II enzyme, Glutathione S-transferase (GTS)
  • Adequate intracellular glutathione levels

Quicksilver Scientific’s Therapeutic Detoxification System is the ONLY detox system that specifically targets all three detoxification requirements!


Disruptions in Natural Body-wide Detoxification

Intestinal inflammation inhibits elimination of toxins by causing a strong down-regulation of the body’s natural detoxification pathways. Unfortunately, exposure to pesticides, chemicals and certain toxins, such as the corrosion by-products of dental mercury amalgam (”silver” fillings) contributes to intestinal inflammation. In addition to inflammation, it has been demonstrated that a build up of metals alone slows the transport proteins.

The data suggests that continuous removal of metals from the intestines is essential for the proper daily functioning of natural detoxification processes. The continuous removal of metals is also critical for any successful practitioner-directed detoxification program.


Consequences of Impaired Detoxification

  • Downregulation of toxin transporters
  • Downregulation of Phase II detoxification enzymes
  • Under expression of cellular antioxidants
  • Relative overexpression of oxidative Phase I enzymes
  • Systemic toxicity and oxidative stress!
  • Increased susceptibility to chronic disease!

If you are a practitioner and would like to access these unique products and services please contact our friendly customer service team or alternatively on Freephone NZ 0800 88 44 33 or AUS 1800 177 959.

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