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BOSWELLIA SERRATA

Boswellia Serrata has been used as an herbal remedy for thousands of years. Boswellia trees are found in numerous locations throughout India. It is known for its fragrant resin. The biblical frankincense was probably an extract from this tree.

The extract has long been used as a medicine for arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It has shown some promise as a treatment for asthma and various inflammatory conditions. In West Africa it is used to treat fever, rheumatism and gastrointestinal problems. The incense is said to relieve depression.

It is believed to help support the normal kidney function, maintain and support healthy joints and promote the body’s normal resistance function. It may increase healthy circulation and also provides antioxidant protection.

CAUTION: Not to be used during pregnancy and lactation unless otherwise directed by a qualified health care professional.

 

 

 



 


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