MSM crystals, or Organic Sulfur, is routinely ingested as a dietary supplement to receive the published benefits that it provides. While these studies have shown that through ingestion this supplement can safely improve skin quality and tone, an additional use for maximizing outcomes may be a topical use. Furthermore, for those individuals supplementing with this product to maximize joint support, it has been reported that a combination of oral and topical use may provide optimal results.
So just what is MSM cream used for? A majority of published studies regarding this organic sulfur product are in relation to ingestion, but there has been frequent commentary regarding its use in conditions such as the following:
The use of MSM lotion or cream may lead to improved skin benefits such as the following:
Generic recipe from the video above:
To make 8 ounces of aloe vera mixture with 10% MSM you'll need the follow:
Step 1: Blend the .8 oz MSM powder (this volume will change depending on the total weight of your end product, and the percentage of MSM you'd like to include - most lotions or creams will allow for 5 - 15% of MSM Organic Sulfur to be added without significantly changing the texture). Alternatively, you can use a mortar and pestle to crush the MSM crystals into a fine powder. Take care not to blend the scoop or desiccant found within each package.
Step 2: Mix blended MSM into your aloe vera gel base.
Step 3: Scoop the final mixture into a plastic baggie. Cut off one corner and kneed your cream/lotion into the air tight container of your choice. If the container is wide mouthed, you may not need to use a baggie to limit spills.
Step 4: Try it out, you now know how to make your own MSM gel. Use whatever cream/lotion base you'd like. Consider coconut oil or shea butter for the main base.
We know of no skin irritation or dermatitis as a result of using MSM topically, however, we are unable to provide specific dosing or medical advice. We do encourage you to follow up with your primary healthcare provider if you have specific questions or concerns.
In more recent years cosmetic manufacturers have begun to use MSM in their products. If you find that you enjoy the benefits from a MSM cream or lotion like the one above, consider searching for cosmetics that include this supplement in their products.
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Can people with high blood pressure take this supplement? (While also taking blood pressure prescription meds)
This was a Bulk Apothecary product.
No Boundaries Health and Wellness
May I ask what brand of aloe vera gel did you use? That consistency is what I would like to get. Most of them are too watery.
We don’t have any research to suggest one method is better than another, but theoretically increasing the time duration in contact with your skin should increase absorption, so you may want to consider methods to increase the duration the MSM Organic Sulfur is in contact with your skin.
I usually dissolve a 1/4 cup of msm in 1 cup hot water and spray it on my skin at bed time and morning. Is that ok? It seems to be helping in several ways, especially on my face.
If I make the lotion, would that adhere to my skin and be better absorbed?
Hi Frances! Thank you for your question. We generally recommend 2 – 6 capsules per day, depending on your goals and tolerance.
how many capsules are recommended per day
Interestingly useful information
Once your MSM Organic Sulfur level gets above 15% it starts to not be absorbed by the base lotion or cream. If you start small and slowly add you should be able to find a mixture that you like.
Wishing you all the best!
I do not have a scale to achieve exact ingredient amounts . Is this a critical element in making this creme? Thank you. Mary
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No Boundaries Health and Wellness
May 01, 2023
Please consider a discussion with your primary care provider if you have high blood pressure. We are unable to provide specific medical advice.