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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The analysis of raw Boswellia carteri oleo-gum resins water extract indicated that each 100 ml of the tested Boswellia carteri gum resin water extract content total phenols was about 182 +- 3.2 mg GAE and 0.60+- 0.02 mg catechin equivalent for flavonoids and these values were increased significantly under the effect of gamma-rays by percent change 4.9% and 6.6%, respectively (Table I).
Indeed, it has already been reported that the elution profile of Boswellia frereana gum resin lacks KBA and AKBA peaks [34], while Boswellia sacra gum resin contains much lower amounts of KBA and less AKBA than B.
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.
Some natural ingredients in different gum bases have been replaced by man-made materials because of the change in climates and demand for land in the areas where the trees with gum resin grow.
Our aim was to evaluate the antioxidant and antiarthritic activity of Boswellia serrata gum resin extract (BSE) in collagen induced arthritis.
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study, 80 patients with chronic asthma were treated with 900 mg/day of Boswellia gum resin or placebo for six weeks.
This herbal extract is derived from gum resin secreted by the boswellia tree, part of a family of medicinal plants grown and used in India, Africa, China, and the Middle East.
Frankincense is obtained from a forest tree called Boswellia Thurifera and the gum resin is used in medicine.
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.