Pneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung and is caused by both viruses and bacteria. The lungs can become so filled with fluid that asphyxiation occurs. Structured silver can destroy the bacteria or the viral infection that causes pneumonia. The recommended dosage is two teaspoons, two to four times a day; 15 minutes of inhalation from a nebulizer; and intranasal spray twice a day to reduce congestion. You should expect to see benefits in the first 12 hours.