The American diet is deficient in Sulfur, an essential ingredient for healthy joints. Double blind studies indicate that Glucosamine Chondroitin not only are ineffective but also raise bad cholesterol levels. MSM on the otherhand is safe and effective. I use it for bursitis and am very satisfied.
Just as protein metabolism requires a balanced blend of amino acids; you need a balance of fatty acids for proper health and metabolism. This blend supplies essential fatty acids not commonly present in the American Diet but needed for proper metabolism of fats, production of "good" cholesterol and nerve health. The brain is mainly fatty acids and needs these missing ones for proper function.
Not sure if it has antiviral properties or just clears the sinuses; but my wife swears by this for head colds. A drop under the tongue and sinuses clear out.
Many drugs supress liver function including production of CoQ10 , which is needed to rebuild damaged cells. If you are on a statin or diabetes drug a Q10 supplement is worth the price.
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