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Boswellia, Indian Frankincense

Other Names: Boswellia, Indian Frankincense, Kundur, Boswellia Serrata
Traditional Usages: Urinary Disorders, Rheumatism, Abdominal Pain, Bloody Diarrhea, Mucus in the stool, Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Psoriasis, Acne,
Resources: Africa, Asia, India
Parts Used: Bark, Resin, Exudate, Trunk.
Herbal Research: Boswellia
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.


Boswellia - Herbal remedy for Gout:  Boswellia may be better known as frankincense, which is mentioned several times in the Bible. It was one of the gifts presented to Jesus by the Magi. It was popular in ancient Egypt and India for its use in mummification, cremation and treating topical wounds. Boswellia is still used today in several different ways. It is an anti-inflammatory that also has anti-cancer properties and the ability to alter immune function.
 
Use Boswellia extract when you have an attack of gout. Besides reducing pain and inflammation, the extract will increase blood circulation in the affected joints.  Take one tablet of 600 milligrams twice a day for two weeks.
Health Warning: Consult your doctor if you experience stomach upset, diarrhoea, heartburn or skin rash while taking Boswellia.

Boswellia - Herbal remedy for Pain: Boswellia is used to soothe pain from sports injuries and is traditionally used to help knee pain from osteoarthritis. The recommended dose is to take 150-400 milligram capsules three times daily for 2-3 months.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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