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The properties have been known about, in an unofficial folklorish way, for centuries, and silver and silver compounds have long been thought to do the same.
From Elvish to Klingon is, despite its folklorish book jacket and promotional plug, a scholarly publication, more so than Arika Okrent's In the Land of Invented Languages, from which it seems to take its inspiration.
As opposed to a literature of facts they are digressional treatises on ethnography, tangential mini-narratives, folklorish tales of a character verging sometimes on the bizarre, and detailed geographical descriptions of the region in which the next instalment of his narrative will take place.