MSM Plant Sulfur
Ingredient Name: MSM Plant Sulfur (MethylSulfonylMethane)
What is it? MSM is a naturally occurring sulfur compound found in plants and can also be created through the chemical reaction of dimethyl sulfoxide and hydrogen peroxide. A study published in the Journal of Drug Delivery found MSM to be an effective as a medium to deliver other compounds.*
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Carries other substances deeper into tissue
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA.
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Zhang, Min, et al. “Assessment of Methylsulfonylmethane as a Permeability Enhancer for Regional EDTA Chelation Therapy.” Drug Delivery, vol. 16, no. 5, 2009, pp. 243–248., doi:10.1080/10717540902896362
Withee, Eric D., et al. “Effects of Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) on Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress, Muscle Damage, and Pain Following a Half-Marathon: a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.” Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, vol. 14, no. 1, 2017, doi:10.1186/s12970-017-0181-z.