gum resin


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gum resin

[′gəm ¦rez·ən]
(materials)
A group of oleoresinous substances obtained from plants; mixtures of true gums and resins less soluble in alcohol than natural resins; examples are rubber, gutta-percha, gamboge, myrrh, and olibanum; used to make certain pharmaceuticals.
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Effects of gum resin of Boswellia serrata in patients with chronic colitis.
At the Department of Clinical Studies at Cairo's King Faisal University, frankincense oil is obtained by steam distillation from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata.
Usually, indigenous people make a mixture of ass urine, garlic, asafetida and copper sulphate, using this traditional technique they dip the axe into this chemical mixture and then apply deep cuts on the whole plant body to extract optimum quantity of gum resin from guglan within short period of time.
Effects of Boswellia serrata gum resin in patients with bronchial asthma: results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 6-week clinical study.
The younger the tree, the better the gum resin, which is a clear fluid.
Ingredients included in Lean Results are Forslean[R], an extract of coleus forskohlii; Guggulipid[R], a traditional Ayuverdic herbal compound from the natural gum resin of the myrhh tree that has been shown to increase metabolic rate and Gymnema Sylvestre-GS4[R], a traditional Ayuverdic herb used to support healthy blood sugar levels.
Our aim was to evaluate the antioxidant and antiarthritic activity of Boswellia serrata gum resin extract (BSE) in collagen induced arthritis.
Extracts from gum resin of Boswellia serrata (BE) have been shown to posses anti-inflammatory properties especially by targeting factors/mediators related to autoimmune diseases.
Extracts from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata and some of is constituents including boswellic acids affect the immune system in different ways.
beta-boswelic acid, 3-acteyl beta boswelic acid, 11-keto-beta-boswelic acid and 3-acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswelic acid, isolated from the oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata (Pardhy and Bhattacharaya 1978).
Boswellic acids (BA), a natural mixture isolated from oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata comprised of four major pentacyclic triterpene acids: [beta]-boswellic acid (the most abundant), 3-acteyl-[beta]-boswellic acid, 11-keto-[beta]-boswellic acid, and 3-acetyl-ll-keto-[beta]-boswellic acid, is reported to be effective as anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, antitumor, anti-asthmatic and in Chron's disease.