Boswellia


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genus of trees of North Africa and India that yield incense

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Therapie des aktiven Morbus Crohn mit Boswellia serrata extract H 15.
As a spokesperson for Intelligent Labs noted, the glucosamine chondroitin with boswellia and turmeric supplement is already getting a lot of attention from people who are looking for a natural way to combat the pain associated with arthritis.
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Boswellia serrata has been traditionally used as an Ayurvedic treatment for inflammatory conditions, with studies supporting a potential role in a variety of inflammatory disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Intriguing new discoveries about Boswellia extracts have led to their increasingly widespread use in managing inflammatory conditions.
Our aim was to evaluate the antioxidant and antiarthritic activity of Boswellia serrata gum resin extract (BSE) in collagen induced arthritis.
Boswellia extracts have been used for centuries, particularly in India as anti-inflammatory agents.
The chemical composition of the oleo-gumresins obtained from Boswellia and Commiphora species constitutes of volatile oils, gums and resinous matters.
Animal studies using Boswellia extract suggest that:
Yet despite its economic importance - incense has been traded internationally for thousands of years - little is known about how tapping affects Boswellia populations.
Boswellia gum, (luban shihri, or thakr), or its supplement, is very effective in detoxifying the body as well as lowering inflammation and healing blood vessels and connective tissue.
M Lab Blemish Control Spot Treatment, pounds 26, is a cooling rollerball stick containing maple sugar and fruit extracts to exfoliate, and honey, bran and boswellia herb extracts for redness.
In May 2008, an international team of scientists from Johns Hopkins University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem announced that burning frankincense (resin from the Boswellia plant) activates ion channels in the brain that can alleviate anxiety and depression.
Trees and other slow-growing specimens are first in line for breeding - things like Boswellia sacra (frankincense) and the aforementioned Dracaena serrulata, currently mere babes in arms under glass.
Extracts of boswellic acids from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata (Indian frankincense) are clinically proven to benefit patients with asthma (Gupta, et al.