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Updated 18 February 2013

Boswellia

Boswellia serrata, also known as Indian frankincense, has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of arthritis, diarrhoea, dysentery and pulmonary disease.

Boswellia

Boswellia serrata, also known as Indian frankincense, has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of arthritis, diarrhoea, dysentery, ringworm and pulmonary disease.

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Low back pain
  • Bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis




How does it work?

BA are believed to suppress proliferating tissue found in inflamed areas and prevent the breakdown of connective tissue.

The mechanism involved has been described as similar to the action of non-steroidal groups of anti-arthritic drugs, but Boswellia does not yield the same gastric irritation and ulcerogenic activity.  

 
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