MSM is a derivative of DMSO. DMSO can come from two sources. The Majority from Petrochemicals (from China) and a much smaller amount (due to the expense) comes from the lignins in trees (from America, Canada and India). Our MSM comes from the lignins in trees NOT from Petrochemicals. All MSM or DMSO from China comes from Petrochemicals, China does not have a lignin to DMSO/MSM plant.
MSM is also known as DMSO2 (it has an extra Oxygen atom attached to it). It is essentially the same as DMSO, but without the terrible smelly side effect. MSM contains the same natural bio-available Sulfur as DMSO. MSM has been shown to work as effectively as DMSO on some things, and more effectively than DMSO on others. DMSO is also difficult to get in Australia due to the fact that the TGA has classified it differently to MSM. MSM is classified by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) as a food supplement not a Drug, where as DMSO is TGA classified as a scheduled substance (ie Drug or Poison).
Sulfur can also be found in very fresh fruit and veggies, (especially onions and eggs) but when do we get truly fresh veggies now? Only if we grow our own, pick them then eat them raw or lightly cooked (steamed is best). Because MSM is very water soluble you will loose a good deal of it just washing your Fruit and Vegetables in water! The Sulfur in MSM is very stable. In Crystalline form, it will stay put until mixed with water or body fluids. Its also more bio-available in Crystalline form then in tablet form. We supply our MSM in Crystalline form. We recommend taking it with a glass of water (best choice) , or fruit juice if you don't mind the sugar in the juice. MSM does not taste very good but fruit juice, Pineapple juice in particular, helps masks the taste. MSM is non-toxic. While taking MSM, particularly when just starting, we recommend you drink about 6-8 glasses of water per day. Actually, that's good advice at any time. Try to make it PURE or PURIFIED water. The fluoride they put in most water in Australia can be mostly removed via reverse osmosis (RO) filtration.
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