It’s a sulfur-containing compound found naturally in plants, animals and humans. It can also be produced in a lab to create dietary supplements in powder or capsule form.
MSM is used in alternative medicine field for natural relief (see below for description):
benefit in joint degeneration of knees, back, hands and hips
Inhibits breakdown of cartilage and flexible tissue
decreases pain, stiffness and swelling of joints
May reduce inflammation from stomach ulcers
After exhaustive exercise decreases inflammatory cytokines and prevents overstress of immune cells
Reduces muscle damage and oxidative stress
Sore muscles and pain after athletic performance and training
Can assist with Allergic rhinitis symptoms such as watery eyes, sneezing, itching, runny nose and nasal congestion
A study in 50 people with allergic rhinitis found that a dose of 2,600 mg of MSM per day over 30 days reduced symptoms including itching, congestion, shortness of breath, sneezing and coughing (17Trusted Source).
May restores glutathione levels where inflammation in cells been weakend with HIV proteins
May assist in reduce inflammation which can cause damage skin cells and aging like wrinkles
Good for nails, hair and skin
May assist in problem skin conditions i.e. rosacea, redness, irritation and inflammation of skin
May assist in inhibiting growth of cancer cells, like stomach, esophageal, liver, colon, skin and bladder cells,iIt seems to do this by damaging cancer cell DNA and stimulating cancer cell death (28Trusted Source).
MSM also appears to prevent the spread of cancer cells, also known as metastasis (29Trusted Source).
A study in mice with liver cancer showed that those injected with MSM had fewer tumors, smaller tumor size and less liver damage than those who did not receive the treatment (30Trusted Source).
Another mouse study demonstrated that MSM inhibited the growth of human breast cancer cells
quotes from www.healthline.com
Dosage: Take 1-6 capsules per day, with or without food
Ingredients: Each capsule contains: Methyl sulfonyl methane - 500mg
Size: 90 Capsules