05 July 2011

The mineral supplement Methylsulfonylmehtane (MSM)

          Methylsulfonylmehtane (often referred to as MSM) is a form of organic natural sulfur found in all living organisms, such as body fluids, tissues and a variety of fruits. The mineral supplement is a derivative of Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO).
DMSO is absorbed by the horse's tissues is oxidized to form MSM.

          MSM supplements are an effective anti-inflammatory from one of research in equines with hock arthritis showed it takes a dose of at least 20,000 mg/day for effective. 

          Methylsulfonylmethane is a white crystalline powder and it is easy to feed. In addition, it is very palatable to equines and well absorbed from oral supplementation.