DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) Click link for information on how to purchase on Amazon. Pure liquid DMSO is used for various applications including arthritis, pain, and sports injury. Research shows use of it within 90 min of a spinal cord injury to prevent paralysis, use on burn victims to prevent infection, numb pain, and promote healing, the treatment of infants with Down’s Syndrome to help them reach their potential and prevent some of the genetic effects it can cause, use for arthritis, and sports injuries. DMSO is often mixed with other extracts to enhance absorption. It is recommended to read about DMSO before using and use with caution as it is very powerful. Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) is an organosulfur compound with the formula (CH3)2SO. This colorless liquid is an important polar aprotic solvent that dissolves both polar and nonpolar compounds and is miscible in a wide range of organic solvents as well as water. It penetrates the skin very readily, giving it the unusual property for many individuals of being secreted onto the surface of the tongue after contact with the skin and causing a garlic-like taste in the mouth.
DMSO: Nature’s Healer by Dr. Norman Walker explains How to Use DMSO to Relieve Pain, Increase Circulation, Repair Tissue Damage. It is a summary of a lot of research done on DMSO with a section in the beginning on what it is and how they think it works on the body. Some of the interesting research summarized are the use of it within 90 min of a spinal cord injury preventing paralysis, the way it can be used on burn victims to prevent infection, numb pain, and promote healing, the treatment of infants with Down’s Syndrome to help them reach their potential and prevent some of the genetic effects it can cause, use for arthritis, and sports injuries. The book also covers (briefly with no conspiracy theories) why the FDA has shut down research on this drug that was once labeled a breakthrough new medicine by them, and why doctors can’t tell us about it or recommend it without fear of losing their license.