Can Boswellia Help Inflammatory Bowel Disease?


Boswellia (Indian frankincense), is a moderate to large sized branching tree of  family Burseraceae grows in dry mountainous regions of  India, Northern Africa and Middle East. The main active constituents of  boswellia serrata are the boswellic acids, most importantly AKBA (3-O-acetyl-11-keto-B-boswellic acid). AKBA has showed  many important inflammation-modulating properties in preclinical research. Animal-based and pilot […]

Boswellia Suppresses Inflammation


Boswellia serrata (Indian frankincense) is a herb which has the gum resin extract used for therapeutic purposes related to systemic and topical inflammation. In laboratory animals, boswellic acid inhibited an enzyme that is important in the process of inflammation, and it for this reason decreases swelling caused by chemicals or arthritis. Unlike NSAID’s (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory […]