Why we chose it for you
The MSM cream has MSM as its main ingredient, which is an organic form of sulfur and a powerful antioxidant. The primary mechanism of action of MSM is donation of sulfur, which is one of the main components of connective tissue. It has been observed than an inflamed cartilage has one third the concentration level of a healthy cartilage. Additionally, MSM blocks the inflammatory process and boosts the cortisone action. MSM works with elastin fibers, a protein found on the skin tissue, to promote skin elasticity. Harpagophytum (Devil’s Claw) contains harpagoside and B-sitosterol, substances that help reduce pain caused by arthritis as well as improve mobility and flexibility of the joints. Ginger acts as a cyclooxygenase (COX) and lipoxygenase (LOX) inhibitor, in order to inhibit leukotriene synthesis and consequently reduce edema. Arnica contains sesquiterpene lactones, which are known to reduce swelling and relieve pain. Equisetum has a high concentration of sulfur, calcium and many other minerals and protects the joints by promoting collagen production. Nettle leaf extract has anti-inflammatory action and contains a variety of active compounds such as cyclooxygenase (COX) and lipoxygenase (LOX) inhibitors as well as compounds that affect cytokine secretion. Chondroitin along with Glucosamine contain sulfur, which in combination with collagen produces a fibrous protein that gives the cartilage its structure and flexibility. Hyaluronic acid is a hydrophilic compound with the ability to absorb many water molecules, thus maintaining the natural joint lubrication. Peanut oil reduces inflammation in the suffering area and acts protectively for the skin, keeping it healthy and moisturized.