boswellia carterii

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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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The effect of 60Co-gamma radio-sterilization on Boswellia carterii essential oil composition.
Incensole acetate: a novel neuroprotective agent isolated from Boswellia carterii. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab.
An in vivo study [27] investigated the anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of individual and combined extracts from Commiphora myrrha and Boswellia carterii. The results showed that the combined extracts may be therapeutically more useful for mitigating inflammatory pain than individual herbal extracts.