DMSO is dimethyl sulfoxide a highly polar and water miscible organic liquid with a low level of toxicity. It is an organosulfur compound with some remarkable properties. It has, for example, the ability to pass through the skin and other cellular membranes of the body.
DMSO has, since 1960 been used medicinally as an anti-inflammatory and as an analgesic. There have also been many trials to try and assess its efficacy in the treatment of many medical complaint for which there is anecdotal evidence of its effectiveness.
This is a new site and we intend to add to it on a regular basis in order to cover as many aspects of the use and properties of dimethyl sulfoxide ( DMSO ) as possible. We hope in time to also add some information on the related compound MSM ( methylsulfonylmethane ).