boswellia serrata


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boswellia

Anti-inflammatory that helps prevent breakdown of connective tissue (good for skin). Antibacterial, anti-fungal. Very effective for inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, asthma, respiratory conditions, low back pain, myositis and fibrocystitis, fibromyalgia, also gastrointestinal issues, depression, cholesterol, gout, ringworm. Helps relaxation. The Biblical incense frankincense was probably an extract from the resin of the Boswellia sacra tree. Mainly found in southern hemisphere, tropics, Africa, Asia and India.
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Boswellic acids (BA), a mixture comprised of four major pentacyclic triterpene acids: beta-boswellic acid, 3-acteyl beta boswellic acid, 11-keto-beta-boswellic acid and 3-acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid, isolated from the oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata is reported to be effective as anti-inflammatory (Singh et al.
Planta Medica, 64, 328 (1998); Boswellia serrata, Altern.
Salviae officinalis Carbon dioxide/isopropyl folium alcohol Boswellia serrata Boswellia serrata Ethanol (70% v/v) ROXB.
Bone & Joint Ingredients: Chondroitin sulfate, glucosamine HCl, boswellia serrata, MSM, curcumin 95%
Boswellia serrata, known as Gajabhakshya in San-skrit, implying its ingestion by elephants has been used in the Ayurvedic medicine since antiquity.
Key words: Boswellic Acid (BA), Boswellia serrata Extract (BSE), Osteoarthritis of knee (QA knee), Non Steroidal anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)
Other anti-inflammatory herbs include boswellia serrata, ashwagandha, nettle, turmeric, cayenne, white willow, cat's claw and devil's claw.
Joint Health Products: Chondroitin granules, glucosamine sulfate and HCL, Kolla II[TM] unhydrolyzed collagen type II, boswellia serrata, hyaluronic acid
Efficacy and tolerability of Boswellia serrata extract in treatment of osteoarthritis of knee--a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial.
Boswellia serrata, an Ayurvedic herb that has been used for thousands of years for arthritis symptoms, is another possible option for PsA, as it has also been shown to inhibit TNF-a and II (35) Additionally, boswellic acids inhibit the synthesis of 5-lipoxygenase (5-LOX) and leukotriene B4 (LTB-4).
The cream of Boswellia serrata Roxb extract standardized for 5% of 95% 3-O-Acetyl-ll-Keto Beta Boswellic Acid (AKBBA) was studied in an open label, multi-centered phase III clinical trial, evaluating 200 psoriatic patients with application of AKBBA cream three times daily for a period of 12 weeks.