Latin name: Boswellia serrata
- Nature: Balancing and soothing
- Known to down-regulate pathways NF-kb, BCL-2 and Cox-2
- May reduce Ascites
- May be useful for Brain inflammation
Indian Frankincense is often found in Rajasthan. The essential oil is extracted through the process of hydro distillation using the resin. The oil has a fresh, sweet aroma with a slightly balsamic scent, It is clear or a pale yellow colour in appearance but the highest boswellic acid (AKBA) is found in the resin and powder extracts . It has been used over the years throughout history and it is known for its powerful uplifting effects on the body and mind. When diffused, it will encourage healthy and happy moods.
Grown in India and distilled there from the frankincense tree resin, Indian frankincense or “dhoop” produces a light, fresh scented essential oil that has been used in Ayervedic medicine. Frankincense has been used for hundreds of years for treating arthritis, it may also have anti-prolliferative effects with tumours.
See the technical tab for background on the medicinal effects.
Boswellia Serrata standardised 5:1 extract 350mg (65% Boswellic Acid), contained in a vegetable HPMC shell.
Main constituents are:
a-pinene, actanol, octyl acetate, bornyl acetate, incensole, incensyl acetate, Boswellic acids 11-keto-β-boswellic acid & 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid (AKBA) and linalool.
Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.
Note: Primarily for external use.
Should be avoided if pregnant or a nursing mother