Dimethyl Sulfoxide or Dimethylis Sulfoxidum (DMSO) is used in cell tissue to prevent the tissue die during the freezing process.
In tissue culture, DMSO is used to get disease-free substances in plant tissue culture. DMSO is toxic to microorganisms. It oxidizes the components cell of microorganisms which stops the growth of the microorganism.
DMSO is also used as prescription medicine and dietary supplements. It's used for pain relief, healing of wounds, burns, muscle, and skeleton injuries. Also used to treat painful conditions such as headache, inflammation, and osteoarthritis. DMSO is also commonly used for bladder infection treatment.