Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) supplements are claimed to be beneficial for several uses, including the treatment of:
Although this substance is usually considered safe when consumed through foods in normal amounts, this does not necessarily mean that it is safe for medicinal use, which usually involves much higher doses than those found in foods. At this time, there is not enough scientific evidence to know for sure if the supplements really work. However, very early evidence suggests that methylsulfonylmethane may help with arthritis.
(Click Methylsulfonylmethane for more information on this supplement, including how it is thought to work, foods that contain it, and other important precautions and warnings.)