boswellia serrata

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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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Effects of Boswellia carterii and Boswellia serrata in drinking water on the growth performance, hematology traits and immune response of broiler chicken.
In vitro metabolism, permeation, and brain availability of six major boswellic acids from Boswellia serrata gum resins.
The therapeutic effect of the aqueous extract of Boswellia serrata on the learning deficit in kindled rats.
Boswellia serrata is rich in a number of compounds that have been found to reduce the inflammatory response by targeting a number of different mechanisms.
As Boswellia serrata (boswellia) has been shown in a number of studies to possess anti-inflammatory activity, the researchers here set out to see if it could modulate the development of type 1 diabetes and prevent hyperglycemia, inflammation of pancreatic islets and increase of proinflammatory cytokines in a murine model.
One study found that people using an Ayurvedic formula of herbs and minerals with turmeric, winter cherry (Withinia somnifera), boswellia (Boswellia serrata), and zinc had less pain and disability.
Freeze It Xtreme contains flex, 5% menthol, 1% camphor, vitamin E and aloe, pine tree bark extract, boswellia serrata, OptiMSM and arnica.
Boswellin--obtained from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata and standardized for 40% acetyl 11-keto beta boswellic acid (AKBBA)--is used in Ayurvedic medicine in the management of inflammatory disorders.
If you are worried about those expression lines and wrinkles on your face then Frankincense & Boswellia Serrata Revitalising Repair Cream is the one for you.
Native Indian plant frank incense (boswellia serrata) has proven anti-inflammatory effects and is widely used in the treatment of back pain and rheumatism.
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. Its report stated: "The oil exhibits strong immuno-stimulant activity".