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You *need* to read this link: http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/pseudoscience...
They don't work, they are a scam.
how do you know that purple plates don,t work did you buy some or did you do some tests our did you just read it of off the internet i do not know if they work myself i just want to know how you know
Counter question: how do you know that they do?
Do you even know what *exactly* they are supposed to do, and *how* they are supposed to do it?
The whole site is riddled with woowoo, to the extent that I am tempted to say that anybody who pays for their products deserves to be ripped off.
For instance, the "applications" page points out that a lot of uses of the plates can be found in a book on astrology.
I want to know if you know if any of these things work energy bracelet ion stuff our do you think it is all a scam
Yes you must be right thank you for the quick response
The effect from the negative ion doesn´t come from the ions themselves, but the placebo effect that they generate in the person. Those things have no medical use except for the placebo effect and are just a scam. They are like astrology, the magical stones, lucky charms and things like that. In case you don't know what the placebo effect is, read this:
This works far better than any funky ion bracelet: Rub a silver coin on the ailing body parts you want to heal. Wrap the coin in a piece of newsprint paper which is at least 30 days old. After midnight, under a dark moon, bury the wrapped coin at the base of a black walnut tree.
In 21 days all of the affected body parts will be markedly improved.
I think you need to look up what an ion generator consists of and you'll have your answer. Hint, not something you'll want strapped to your wrist.
Point of information: selling these products in the UK is illegal.
They can be sold as jewellery, but as soon as you make any claims about the medical effects, you have to be able to prove them or you are breaking the Trades Description Act and Advertising Standards legislation. You are probably also breaking a bunch of medical laws as well, but I am not familiar with those.
At the very least, you'd be looking at confiscation of the product and a large fine.
i do not want to go in to the business of riping off the world i am just curious
Well, I hope your curiosity is satisfied.
yes I am and I will learn what I need
Sure, take the material of your choice. Do whatever you can to make it look cool and the attach some back story behind it like ions or magnetic fields or what have you. It would help to put in some materials that could back those claim without any real merit to them. For example zinc, magnets, or any other fancy named material. Then believe in your heart of hearts that it will actually benefit you medically. This and the other item you liked to kiteman all make bogus claims that can't be proven. The only principle they work on is the placebo effect. If you don't know what that is then look it up. But it basically boils down to faith.
Yes. There is a way to do this. All you have to do is make yourself a bracelet, using inexpensive, and harmless, materials. Then you pretend that this bracelet has magical powers.
I claim this is the exact same method Endevr(tm) is using to make their bracelet.
I mean, you read the page you linked to, right? The bracelet is crushed magic rocks mixed with silicone rubber.
"... 7 natural minerals and gemstones including Germanium and Tourmaline."
"The IonTech™ is generated from the minerals embedded throughout the silicone. It does not come from the hologram.""Mineral Injection - This charged mineral powder is then infused throughout our products during the manufacturing process. They work to generate more IonTech™ than any other products of their kind on the market."
Supposing these things really did produce negative ions, then this would constitute an electric current, and this current could be measured using a sufficiently sensitive ammeter.
Or supposing these bracelets really could improve human health, or mood, if that were the case you'd expect them to perform better than a placebo in one of those double-blind randomized surveys, like the one mentioned in the Wikipedia article titled, "Ionized jewelry"
But placebo magic really works, if you believe it works. So I stand by my original advice, that you should make yourself a bracelet, out of whatever harmless, non-toxic materials are available to you, and then tell yourself that this bracelet is magically giving you energy and making you feel better.
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