Analgesic properties, speeds up healing, reduces pain. Helps carry information from the brain, through the spinal cord to the rest of the body. Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant activity.
An organosulfur compound with the formula (CH3)2SO. DMSO is a colorless liquid and an important solvent that dissolves both polar and nonpolar compounds and can be blended in a wide range of organic solvents including water. It penetrates the skin easily, having the unusual property for causing a garlic-like taste in the mouth.