DMSO (Dimethyl Sulfoxide)
We have DMSO mixed with Aloe Vera or Vitamin E Gel Available upon request.    

DMSO was first synthesized in 1866 by a Russian Scientist Alexander Saytzeff.  This substance was  colorless, had a garlic like odor, felt oily to the touch, looked like mineral oil when poured from the test tube, and left an after taste likened to clams or oysters.  It combined with any other liquid that he poured in the test tube.  For eighty years the only publication advising people of DMSO was a paper that was submitted to a German Chemist that was printed in 1867. 
   After WW II, chemists started to show active interest in the substance.  In 1959, a group in Great Britain demonstrated that the solvent would protect red blood cells and other tissues against freezing conditions. At the University of Detroit, the Chairman of the Chemistry Department explained that the substance had a tremendous capacity to dissolve substances and could speed up chemical reactions a "billion fold".
   DMSO had an unique capability to penetrate living tissues without causing significant damage.  In 1962 Dr Jacob first became interested in how to safely freeze human kidneys and considered the solvent for this purpose.  Crown Zellerbach a chemical co., had plenty of this product since DMSO was a byproduct of wood.
Robert Herschler mentioned that he had difficulty washing the stain off his hands when both DMSO and dye got on them.  Dr Jacob recalls:  "We painted DMSO on our skin and within fifteen minutes noticed an oyster and garlic taste in our mouths."  The skin where the DMSO has been was completely dry.  The drying effect of a therapeutic agent makes it valuable in the treatment of burns, since moisture tends to promote infection.  They tried it on rats and found those treated were quieter in behavior than those that wee not treated.  The drug relieved burn pain.  From that point on DMSO spread like wildfire.  In the United States DMSO is derived from lignin, the cement substance of trees.  In Europe and other places  is synthesized from coal, petroleum, or other organic substances.  After many tests at the University of Oregon Medical School Crown Zellerbac\h demonstrated in laboratory tests that DMSO would not only  pass  through the skin and mucous membranes, but during passage would carry with it a certain number of other substances.  For instance, penicillin can be dissolved in DMSO and be carried through the skin without a needle.  Local anesthetic can be carried the same way! 
    In earlier studies, DMSO was shown to relieve pain, reduce swelling, slow the growth of bacteria, improve blood supply, soften scar tissue, enhance the effectiveness of other phamacologic agents, act as a diuretic, and function as muscle relaxant.  It eliminated the pain of sprains, and arthritis, and even the pain of broke bones.
    Veterinarians used the substance, by prescription, for arthritic conditions or injuries in animals.  In arthritic greyhounds, an injection of either DMSO or corticoid will enable the animal to race again. 
    DMSO is a byproduct of wood processing.  It is a somewhat oily liquid that looks like mineral oil and has a odor that smells slightly like garlic. It has remarkable therapeutic properties, especially for the healing of injuries.  Applying DMSO on sprained ankles, pulled muscles, dislocated joints, and even at the site of simple fractures can virtually eliminate the pain.  It also promotes your immune system activity.  DMSO is absorbed through the skin and enters the bloodstream by osmosis through capillary walls.  It is then distributed through the circulatory system and ultimately is excreted through the urine.  It has been used successfully in the treatment of brain and spinal cord damage, arthritis, Down Syndrome, sciatica and other back problems, sport injuries, cancer, sinusitis, headaches, skin ulcers, herpes, and cataracts.  It has many other uses but is not approved by the FDA.
The Federal Drug Administration has not evalulated any of these statements.  None of the herbs or products are intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any type of ailments or diseases.
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