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Indian Frankincense: Overview of Information & Purchase

Alternative Names

A
Arbre à Oliban Indien, Arbre à Encens
B
Boswellin Serrata Resin, Boswellia, Boswella, Boswellin, Boswellie
E
Encens Indien
F
Franquincienso
G
Gajabhakshya
I
Indian Frankincense, Indian Olibanum
O
Oliban Indien
R
Resina Boswelliae
S
Sallaki Guggul, Salai Guggul, Salai Guggal and Shallaki
R
Ru Xiang

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Scientific Name

Scientific name for Indian Frankincense is Boswellia serrate. It belong to the Burseraceae family of plants.

Why do People use Indian Frankincense?

Orally
Oral preparations of Boswellia serrate (Indian Frankincense) like Indian Frankincense powder, are used for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), for osteoarthritis, bursitis, rheumatism, ulcerative colitis, tendonitis and for abdominal pain. Other benefits include treatment of allergic rhinitis, asthma, syphilis, sore throat, pimples, painful menstruation, as a stimulant, cancer, stimulating menstrual flow, diuretic and an a respiratory antiseptic.

In manufacturing
For commercial purpose, Indian Frankincense resin oil and extracts are utilized in cosmetics, soaps, beverages and foods.

Is Indian Frankincense Safe to use?

Likely Safe
The oral and appropriate utilization is considered safe. Indian Frankincense powder has been safely used in a number of clinical experiments for period up to 90 days.

Likely Unsafe in Lactation & Pregnancy
Pregnant and lactating women should avoid Indian Frankincense.

How effective is Indian Frankincense?

Indian Frankincense powder is considered effective for following conditions.
• Osteoarthritis
• Ulcerative colitis
• Asthma
• Crohn's Disease
• Rheumatoid Arthritis

What is the Mechanism of Action of Indian Frankincense?

The most effective part of Boswellia serrata is the gum resin. This part is acquired by tearing the bark of Indian Frankincense tree.

The standard constituents of Indian Frankincense are boswellic acid: alpha boswellic & beta boswellic acid, which are thought to have anti-inflammatory characteristics. The 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid (AKBA) constituent seems to be the most potent anti-inflammatory substance.

The resin of gum also contains up to 16% essential oils including p-cymene and alpha-thujene.

Clinical studies recommend that Indian Frankincense extract has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritis impacts, but these effects don’t appear in all Indian Frankincense containing items.

Boswellic acid inhibits 5-lipoxygenase, AKBA and inhibits leukocyte elastase and reduces leukotriene synthesis, which are the basis of its anti-inflammatory effects. Boswellic acid, likewise, may have diseases modifying effects, as it diminishes cartilage damage and glycosaminoglycan degradation.

Indian Frankincense powder maybe helpful in treating tumors. It is also proposed that boswellic acid has apoptotic and anti-proliferative impacts on cancer cells. Studies also propose that boswellic acid decrease the activity of mast cells, showing its efficacy in asthma.

Side effects of Indian Frankincense

Orally
Oral consumption of Boswellia serrata has generally no side effect. There is no side effect reported by Indian Frankincense in clinical trials as compared to placebo. Nausea, diarrhea, heartburn and abdominal pain are some side effects that may follow the use of Indian Frankincense powder.

Topically
Topical consumption of Indian Frankincense may cause contact dermatitis.

How Supplement & Herb Interacts with Indian Frankincense?

None known.

How Drugs Interacts with Indian Frankincense?

No interaction.

How Food Interacts with Indian Frankincense?

No information available.

How Lab Tests Interacts with Indian Frankincense?

Unknown.

How Diseases or Conditions Interacts with Indian Frankincense?

Unknown.

What should be the Dosage or Administration of Indian Frankincense?

Oral
For the treatment of osteoarthritis, particular extract of Indian Frankincense (5-Loxin) is ingested in a dose of 100 mg to 250 mg on daily basis. Another extract of Indian Frankincense can also be utilized in a dosage of 333 mg thrice every day.

To cure rheumatoid, 3600 mg extract of Indian Frankincense should be utilized every day.

For Crohn's disease, extract of Indian Frankincense should be used in a dosage of 800 mg thrice every day.

For the treatment of ulcerative colitis, a gum resin with dosage of 300-350 mg thrice in whole day has been utilized.

In order to treat asthma, particular extract of Indian Frankincense should be utilized in a dosage of 300 mg thrice every.

Comments

Indian Frankincense is a local tree of Arabic countries and India and this tree contains abundant branches. Indian Frankincense is generally utilized in traditional Ayurveda medicines.

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