How to Make MSM Cream

This is a very interesting article from ehow.com to make MSM (methyl sulfonyl methane) cream..

MSM cream is believed to be effective treatment for pain caused by arthritis, and when MSM is mixed with eucalyptus and camphor, it can be especially effective as a topical cream to ease aching joints and muscles. As an added benefit, msm cream will also moisturize and soothe dry and cracked skin.

Things You’ll Need:
4 oz. emu oil
1.5 oz. avocado oil
3 oz. beeswax
1 oz. stearic acid
½ oz. menthol crystals
2 cups water
¼ oz. citric acid
1 oz. eucalyptus essential oil
½ oz. lavender essential oil
1 oz. camphor essential oil
½ oz. capsicum powder
3 oz. MSM powder
Sterile container

Instructions

Step 1

Put the emu oil, avocado oil, beeswax and stearic acid in a saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2

Remove the saucepan from the heat, stir in the menthol crystals and stir until the crystals are dissolved.

Step 3

Place the water in a glass bowl and stir in the citric acid. Stir in the menthol crystal mixture and blend it completely with a hand mixer or blender. Add the essential oils and continue to mix until they are blended.

Step 4

Blend in the capsicum powder and then mix in the MSM powder. Allow it to cool and thicken. If it isn’t thick enough, add a little more melted beeswax.

Step 5

Pour the cooled MSM cream into a sterile container.

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