Hydrogen Peroxide

History of Intravenous Peroxide

In the early 1900s there was a worldwide Epidemic of Influenza/ pneumonia wherein an 84% death rate was observed.In 1920 T H Oliver reported that he had taken 25 such critically ill patients and injected them with hydrogen peroxide resulting in a 52% recovery rate.

It was Charles Farr, MD of Oklahoma City who did eventually prove that the metabolic rate increased in those receiving IV peroxide, that there was increased oxygen uptake.

Medical literature has cited numerous situations in which arterially injected peroxide was of great clinical value. The efficacy of peroxide in a particular situation is indeed is dependent on the route of administration