Dimethyl sulfoxide or DMSO is a by-product derived from paper making and it is avail from a substance found in wood. This by-product has long been use as a major industrial solvent and from the starting of the 20th century; it’s usage as an anti-inflammatory agent has also been brought into effect. DMSO2 has got the FDA approval to be use as prescription medicine for treating the signs of painful bladder syndrome. It is also use for treating various other medical conditions like shingles under expert medical supervision. The skin absorbs DMSO easily and sometimes it is also use for increasing the body’s absorption of different medicines.
You can get DMSO2 or dimethyl sulfone, which is a chemical treat version of DMSO, without prescription in cream or gel form. You can get it in health food stores in the form of an oral supplement. However, the safety of this product is still not clear so it is best to apply it topically on skin. People use DMSO for relieving osteoarthritis pain and it has also been found that it helps as an alternative cancer treatment. It can also be use for treating burns, wounds and various other injuries. You can also use it for treating conditions like eye problems, rheumatoid arthritis, headache, scars and diseases causing scar tissues to form on the skin called scleroderma.