Best MSM supplies pure crystalline MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), a naturally-occuring source of organic sulfur that is easily absorbed and used by the body. Taken up from the soil by plants, MSM found in foods is largely lost during food processing, storage and cooking.
MSM supports organ and joint function by donating sulfur for maintenance of healthy connective tissue.* MSM helps keep skin, hair and nails healthy by donating sulfur for products of keratin, a fibrous protein. Supports joint function.*
Why the Human Body Needs MSM ?
MSM occurs naturally in the blood, body fluids and tissues. It is now believed that a minimum MSM concentration of 0.2 parts per million is necessary for the body to function normally. MSM may be the most easily absorbed and nontoxic source of nutritional sulfur occurring in nature. Sulfur is a structural mineral that maintains the strength of various tissues by forming sulfur "tie-bars" (sulfhydryl bonds) between connective tissue proteins. MSM serves as a readily available source of sulfur for this function, and thus helps maintain the pliancy of tissues and cell membranes. Repair of damaged tissue depends upon a supply of sulfur for the continuation of reactions involving sulfhydryl groups (SH). Sulfur is required for the maintenance of healthy hair, skin and nails. In view of the presence of MSM in biological systems since the beginning of evolution, it is logical to assume that all higher life forms, including humans and animals, are well adapted to use MSM as a sulfur donor.
-Maintains healthy connective tissue*
Clinical research on the role of MSM in the human body has culminated in the filing of several patents covering numerous uses for MSM as a dietary ingredient for both humans and animals. As a result of these investigations, it is believed that physical and psychological stress increases in the human body when the MSM concentration falls below minimum levels, resulting in a loss of normal organ function.
Based on observations, ingestion of MSM by humans has the following beneficial effects:
-MSM supports maintenance of strong, healthy body tissues by donating sulfur for formation of sulfur tie-bars between connective tissue proteins.*
-MSM supports normal gastrointestinal function.*
-MSM improves the body's resistance to adverse physical stress.*
-MSM supports mental alertness and maintenance of healthy mood.*
-MSM promotes the body's processes that heal tissue.*
-MSM helps modify the physiologic response to allergens.*
-MSM supports normal lung function.*
-MSM supports normal relaxation of muscles.*
-MSM supports normal joint function.*
-MSM helps maintain healthy skin.*
Supplementation is Needed to Realize the Benefits of MSM
Widespread in nature, MSM is found in a variety of foods, including fresh fruits and vegetables, raw milk, raw meat and raw fish. However, MSM is a volatile substance easily lost during cooking, pasteurization, food processing and storage. The average American diet thus supplies at best a marginal MSM intake, which may be inadequate to maintain the optimum MSM concentration in the body. The body's MSM concentration is also believed to decline with increasing age.
Serving Size: 1/4 teaspoon
Serving per container: 250
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
Methylsulfonylmethane 1 gram (1000 mg) *
* Daily Value Not Established.
Take 1 to 4 grams (1000-4000 mg) daily in divided doses of 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. Mix with 8 ounces water or juice.
Does Not Contain:
Milk, egg, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, sugar, sweeteners, starch, salt, or preservatives
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.