Its function is to support the health, maintenance and repair of skin, joints and may assist in pain management.
MSM is a natural form of Sulphur, an important precursor required by the body to create Collagen and Keratin, a must for healthy connective tissue in particularly tendons, ligaments, skin, hair and nails.
Abstract from article published online March 2017
Methylsulfonylmethane: Applications and Safety of a Novel Dietary Supplement
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) has become a popular dietary supplement used for a variety of purposes, including its most common use as an anti-inflammatory agent. It has been well-investigated in animal models, as well as in human clinical trials and experiments. A variety of health-specific outcome measures are improved with MSM supplementation, including inflammation, joint/muscle pain, oxidative stress, and antioxidant capacity.