Boswellia

Boswellia ~ Healing Herbs

This super herb is very effective in relief from joint pain, arthritis, joint care and joint inflammation.

It belongs to the Bruseraceae family and is also known as Indian olibanum tree, Luban, Gond, Shallaki and Guggal.

The bark and gum resin are the parts which are used.

Its most important derivative is the gum resin.

The bark is sweet in taste, cooling and a good tonic.

By tapping the tree trunk, a gummy and sticky oleoresin is extracted.

These resin extracts are purified and then used for herbal preparations

Many people have already discovered the health benefits as a natural home remedy for diarrhea, pulmonary diseases, ringworms and reducing inflammation.

Boswellic acid has shown to be have anti-atherosclerotic, anti-arthritic and anti-inflammatory properties.

The strong anti-inflammatory properties can eliminate the pain associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

It's a gentle caring herb for joints in a safe and natural way, providing optimum health for joints.

For those looking for arthritis treatments, Boswellia is best used in combination with turmeric, another anti-inflammatory herb and joint tissue supplement like MSM or Glucosamine.

For those of you with arthritis, this can serve as an effective pain reliever.

The acid that comes from the herb improves the flow of blood going to the joint tissues.

It also stops the breakdown of the connective tissues.

Boswellia is also known to be effective for asthma sufferers.

It's also referred to as Indian Frankincense due to its fragrance, and has been used traditionally for preparing incense sticks.

Boswellia also has many triglyceride and cholesterol lowering properties.

This herb is often used as an ingredient in several over-the-counter products for weight loss, because it contains gugglesterones which have been found effective for reducing fat.

Health Benefits:

~ Provides gentle care for joints and is used in Arthritis.

~ Very effective anti-inflammatory agent.

~ Reduces joint, neck pain and back (lower back especially) pain.

~ Leads to providing overall well-being.

~ Has triglyceride and cholesterol lowering properties.

~ Immunomodulating properties offer a broad health.

~ Has remarkable analgesic and sedative action.

~ Helps in body weight reduction.

~ Effective for treating ulcerative colitis, ringworms, pulmonary disease and dysentary.

~ Useful for treatment of cough and bronchial asthma.

~ Effective for treatment of brain tumors.

~ Useful for relieving fever, diaphoresis, chronic laryngitis, jaundice, urethrorrhea and convulsions.

Potential Side Effects;

Side effects from this super herb's use are rare, but occasionally nausea, diarrhea, or skin rash may occur.

There are no documented contraindications or drug interactions.

Individuals using this herb for joint inflammation disorders should continue to work closely with their physician.

Dosage & Administration;

This healing herb is available in tablets, capsules, or liquid forms of the extract of the gum resin.

The liquid form can be made into an ointment to be applied topically.

Customary daily dosages are usually between 300 and 500 mg of the extract three times daily.

The actual recommended dosage of boswellic acid is 150 mg three times per day.

Since many herbal remedies are standardized to different percentages of active ingredients (especially boswellic acid) it's important to follow manufacturer recommendations.

The topical application can be used as needed to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints, not to exceed 5 applications in a 24 hour period.

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