MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a natural sulfur-containing compound produced in the body. Benefits: Promotes good immune response Maintains good functioning of the intestines May reduce inflammation associated with gingivitis when used as a cleansing mouth agent Reduces or eliminates pain associated with many joint processes Supports proper functioning of joints Applied topically, MSM can reduce scars Beneficial for hair, skin, and nails MSM has a good anti-inflammatory effect and is considered a natural painkiller. Although MSM is present in food, even moderate processing destroys it. Plants, animals, and humans need sulfur for a wide variety of biological processes. MSM is a source of organic sulfur, which is an essential component in many proteins, tissues, hormones and enzymes in the body. Sulfur also plays a role in the detoxification of the liver. Due to the ability of MSM to prevent painful impulses and to maintain good blood flow and to reduce inflammation of the tissues, it has been studied for use as a painkiller and anti-inflammatory processes supporting remedy. HAYA Labs MSM is a supplement that does not contain ingredients of animal origin, it is derived from pine. Unlike most forms of MSM, which are synthetic, this product contains only natural MCM.