Boswellia Serrata: Indian Frankincense- The Miracle Worker
The Boswellia serrata tree yields an extract, commonly known as Boswellia or Indian frankinscence, which has been used as a cure for many ailments in a number of Asian countries for centuries. Even today, this herb is known to have vast benefits and is commonly used for inflammatory conditions like arthritis,IBD etc. Some claim it to be the best natural solution for joint pain and joint stiffness.
Boswellia Serrata can aid in many conditions such as:
Boswellia in arthritis
Boswellia is most commonly used for inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, a result of old age and wear and tear of the cartilage.Some studies show that regular use of the herb helps inhibit certain inflammatory mediators, thus help in reducing joint pain and joint stiffness and improve mobility.
FlexiQule is one such natural joint supplement containing boswellia and is known for it’s anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It supports normal joint function and improved mobility
Boswellia in Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease
Boswellia is also helpful in the treatment of IBDs like Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. These cause parts of the digestive tract to become inflamed and irritable, leading to problems like diarrhoea, stomach ulcers, vomiting, weight loss etc. Boswellia, through its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties can help boost gastrointestinal health and immunity
Boswellia in Asthma & Cancer
Ongoing research on Boswellia’s active ingredients such as boswellic acids and terpeniods have shown the ability to inhibit cancerous growth and modulate asthma related inflammations. Research shows that Boswellia may be an effective natural supplement for breast cancer, leukemia, metastasis, cerebral edema, etc. When taken in combination with curcumin and licorice root, it may be used to treat respiratory ailments like bronchitis, cough and breathing disorders.
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