Methyl Sulfonyl Methane
MSM is a white, odorless, water-soluble element
produced in the fluids and tissues of all living creatures.
Along with water and salt, it composes 90 percent of all living
This natural sulfonyl sulfur compound, once called
"Factor N" (for returning cells to Normal), forms the flexible bond
between protein amino acid chains. It builds and maintains
supple, permeable collagen cell walls in flesh tissues, using
Vitamin C for tissue cell formation.
MSM provides sulfur bonding in all enzymes and amino
acids, and is required for the body to use Vitamin B5, Vitamin C,
Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Selenium, Calcium, Manganese, and Co-Enzyme
Q-10. 1/8 tsp. is used in the body daily. Humans contain
about 0.2-0.25 ppm.
MSM softens leathery eye membranes, allowing
nutrients to penetrate. It removes waste particle buildup
(cataracts) and inside eye pressure (glaucoma), improves vision,
muscle tone, red spots, damaged blood vessels for contact lens
wearers (with MSM Eye Drops), and removes floaters.
MSM improves cell wall respiration, moving nutrients
and oxygen into cells and waste toxins out, and it improves
circulation. MSM lessens muscle inflammations and pain,
athletic soreness, back problems, bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis,
carpal tunnel syndrome, hip dysplasia, and toe pain from weather
pressure changes on leathery membranes.
MSM relieves skin problems, leathery cracked skin,
wrinkles, and skin itching. MSM reduces scar tissue, moles,
brown spots, black spots, skin tumors, cuts, and burns. Dogs
eat greens to counter itchy skin, and caged birds pull feathers out
to counter MSM deficiency itching.
MSM lessens cholesterol buildup, hardening of the
arteries, varicose veins, strokes, heart attacks, and improves
athletic performance, boosts energy, and lessens recovery time after
distance running by 75 percent.
MSM improves immunity, counters lung problems (as in
nasal spray), asthma, and emphysema. It neutralizes free
radicals and foreign proteins, counters food and pollen allergies in
3-4 days (250-270 mg. daily), dust mites, Candida, headaches,
migraines, hangover, alcoholism, and Alzheimer's disease.
MSM binds foreign proteins, anti-venom that
neutralizes (rattle) snake bites, bee stings, mosquito and flea
bites, brown recluse spider and black widow spider bites, and
reduces drug hypersensitivity to non-steroid anti-arthritic drugs
and oral antibiotics.
MSM helps drug withdrawal and repairs prednisone
drug damage. MSM lessens the need for diabetics' insulin use.
MSM is a mild diuretic, and is beneficial for PMS, cramps, nausea,
and hot flashes.
MSM prevents stomach problems, counters stomach
acidity and ulcers, constipation, and diverticulosus. It
loosens and flushes colon urogenital parasites, roundworms, Giardia,
MSM supplementation side effects are generally
considered positive. Fingernails, toenails, and hair grow
twice as fast. Users report a reduction in nail ridges and
split hair ends. Excess MSM is flushed in 12 hours.
MSM is destroyed by aeration, processing, cooking,
and homogenizing. It evaporates with moisture and declines
MSM deficiency results in enzyme depletion, tissue
and organ malfunction, physical and psychological stress, fatigue,
onset of diseases and aging, as well as soft, thick, woody, ridged,
cracked, layered, and brittle nails.
MSM dosages range from 2000-4000 mg. (2-4 grams)
daily. It should be taken either morning and evening, or
sipped through the day with plenty of water, a pinch of natural gray
sea salt, along with half its amount of Vitamin C.
In horses, the MSM dosage is 6000-7000 mg., to 12-15
grams twice daily. It reduces inflammation and increases
circulation, improves epiphysitis/inflammation of the growth center
above the knee in fast-growing young horses (from imbalance of
Calcium and Phosphorus, or from overfeeding a high-protein diet
causing the body to develop before bones are fully formed). In
horses, it lessens lameness, arthritis, pain, OCD, chronic pack
problems, synovitis, puffy hocks (taken for 12 months), promotes
rapid hoof growth and shiny hair, and rids internal parasites and
gastric ulcers in foals.
MethylSulfonylMethane is the subject of 16 patents,
and is found in most fresh raw fruits and vegetables, high in
broccoli, rainwater, on blades of grass (dogs and cats seek it by
chewing on grass), in some grains, wheatgrass juice, seafoods,
seaweeds, mammal milk, [dairy (2-6 ppm.), and meats. It is
high in paper pulp (DMSO) and also derived by oxidizing
DMSO/Dimethylsulfoxide, adding a stabilizing atom of oxygen to
sulfur for MSM crystals (CH3 SO2 CH3).
For rebuilding tissues and increasing your levels of
energy, try MSM.
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