Info: DMSO Available as 100g Gel or 118ml Liquid
DMSO or dimethyl sulfoxide is a chemical that can be derived from wood pulp or certain other plant sources. It is able to easily pass through the skin and other tissue membranes (and carry other medicines or types of molecules if mixed with them), and has had many applications, mostly related to reducing pain and inflammation, but for other purposes as well. There have been anecdotal reports of DMSO helping with the pain or discomfort or a range of other conditions such as arthritis, back problems, neurological damage, sinusitis, and headaches; skin conditions such as keloids (scars), acne, skin ulcers, and herpes.
Although DMSO cannot cure underlying health conditions, it may help temporarily reduce the pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions of the large joints, such as strains and sprains, acute bursitis, and post-traumatic soft tissue injuries, frozen shoulder, or even fractures. It's also been found to help with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) syndrome.
Today we'll be discussing DMSO and what it is. DMSO is dimethyl sulfoxide. It's a byproduct from the wood industry. DMSO is a natural, organic compound of sulfur. What its properties are - to be a transporter, and a very safe transporter, so much so that they use it for freezing organs and actually preserving organs in cryonics. DMSO, what the main purpose is, is for ink.
When it's applied topically, it can actually enter into the bloodstream within a matter of minutes. When you apply it, within a few seconds, you start to taste it in your mouth. It's already gone through the salivary glands, into the bloodstream, and you tasted it in your mouth in a matter of seconds. This shows how quickly absorbed this product is. It's an ethyl sulfur base. Sulfur is more for the methylation group. It helps with a blood cleanser too. When you put DMSO onto the skin, you'll feel the sensation of increased blood flow in this area, almost like it's being engorged with blood, because now all the nutrients are coming there and trying to heal the tissue.
DMSO has been found to actually help break down scar tissue. People have found that it's even helpful for tumors, but the main thing it's for pain control. Chronic pain control. Did you know that one out of three Americans are in chronic pain, and one out of five Canadians are in chronic pain? Chronic pain means consistent pain for more than three months. DMSO can make a major difference in a person's life dealing with pain.
It also helps with dealing with moods, and it also helps with cleansers. It's a very powerful product. When you combine it with another product that we have, it's called Sweet Relief Cream, it's like a brother to DMSO because it has 12% MSM, Lignisul brand trademark. It also has the capsicum and eucalyptus, so that's now a hot and cold feeling. When you take the combination, what you're doing is actually prolonging the healing effect. You'll notice that when you forget that you put it on, and you're driving your car, and you have it on your lower back and you'll say "my seat warmer's on." It's not your seat warmer. This product comes back. If you have a bath that evening, it will come back in the heat. This is how long it stays stored in those tissues, healing the body.
They've actually done experimentation with DMSO for outdoorsmen. They take it to the tundra, in the very cool -40 temperatures, and they put it onto the extremities. They do not get frostbite in those areas because it keeps the circulation flowing in that area. This is why they're using it so much in medical science today. It is because it is probably one of what they call the third category, which is the safest transporter that they can use.
This book (DMSO Nature's Healer), by Dr. Morton Walker, will go into more detail. There is an incident in this book where there's this Senator's wife in the United States. She had chronic pain, so much so that morphine couldn't handle the pain. Because he was a Senator, because DMSO was restricted in the United States, he gave up his Senate seat to treat his wife and not violate his oath as a Senator. His wife got pain relief from using DMSO.
There's more information on DMSO on our website. I would encourage you to look at the media, and look what '60 Minutes' talked about DMSO. They did an hour-long program on DMSO. What they did is they had this lady with crippling arthritis ... DMSO is wonderful on arthritis. Put it on arthritic pain. The pain can subside within hours. The pain is gone. It's a marvelous thing, and for diabetic neuropathy. But, this lady, with this chronic pain in her hands, her hands were so crippled up. What they did on '60 Minutes,' right live, they applied the DMSO onto her hands. By the end of the program, she was playing the piano without pain. That was broadcast to 70 million people tuned in, and overwhelmed the Congress demanding that the product be brought on to the marketplace legally.
In Canada, in 2011, a sample of DMSO came up for what they call Schedule F, prescription drugs. Life Choice immediately applied for the licensing. We knew that in my practice, and over the years, I knew the healing power of DMSO. I would highly encourage you to read more about it, to get the book by Dr. Morton Walker, or to look at our website for further information.
Testimonial - Nick Mancuso
If you're a diabetic, I'm telling you, you got to try this, because it really does work. As a diabetic, I'm talking from experience. You take the DMSO gel, and I'm going to mix it with the Sweet Relief cream. This is made by Life Choice, and you can order Life Choice by going online. Right now, I have tingling sensation. I have numbness. What I do is I start to rub it on the area, particularly in autumn and winter. If you're a diabetic, you know what I'm talking about. This particular condition really, really starts to flare up. I get very tired, or that kind of thing, the neuropathy. Now I could actually feel the relief almost instantaneously. That's nice. It's amazing, isn't it?
It's a nice feeling, I got to tell you. Listen, you're diabetic. You're suffering from diabetic neuropathy. You know what that feels like. Now people who don't have it haven't got a clue what you're talking about. You know, if you're a diabetic, what it feels like. I got to tell you, this works, and it works almost instantaneously. It has absolutely no side effects other than healing side effects. Those are the only side effects it has. It actually heals. Boy, oh boy, I'm glad that I was able to come and get some today because I haven't been able to find it. It's hard to find. You can order it online. There, that's better. That's much better. Life Choice. You got to try it.
Liquid: 90% DMSO (Dimethyl sulfoxide 99.9%), Pure USP medicinal grade
Non-medicinal ingredients: Purified Water
Gel: 90% DMSO (Dimethyl sulfoxide 99.9%), Pure USP medicinal grade
10% Aloe (aloe vera, leaf gel), Organic.
Adults: Apply to affected area as needed, to help temporarily reduce the pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions.
Apply 8-12 ml to affected area 3 times daily as needed. Best used sparingly, or as directed by your health care practitioner.
Avoid applying it immediately after a bath, shower, or swim: wait 30 minutes to an hour, as your pores will be wide open, and too much DMSO can be absorbed, causing irritation or discomfort.
Keep out of reach of children. For external use only.
Ensure hands and area of application are thoroughly cleansed before applying, to avoid transporting those surface materials into the body.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have severe liver or kidney disease.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with water.
There may be some initial warmth or stinging sensation when applied, which is normal, but discontinue use if skin irritation develops.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist and/or worsen.
Please note, it is fairly widely reported that DMSO tends to produce a garlic-like taste and breath odor, even when it's used topically on the skin.
Health Canada Natural Product Number 80039241 for gel, and NPN 80039242 for liquid.