Boswellia: A Natural Cure for Arthritis

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"Indian Frankincense", another well-known name for Boswellia, extracted from a plant named Boswellia serrata which is native to India, Africa, and Arabia. Boswellia use in the form of resin, pill, or cream. From the centuries, the resin made from Boswellia extract has been used in Asian and African traditional medicine. It is used for the treatment of chronic inflammatory illnesses as well as a number of other health conditions.


Boswellia used for the following health conditions:

According to some research studies, Boswellia may reduce inflammation and may be helpful in the treatment of the following health conditions:


• Osteoarthritis (OA)

It has been found from years of studies, Boswellia is an effective solution for treating osteoarthritis pain and inflammation in the body. One 2003 study which was published in the journal Phytomedicine found that the group of 30 people with OA knee pain has reported a decrease in knee pain and an increase in knee flexion after using Boswellia.


• Rheumatoid arthritis(RA)

Studies have shown mixed results when the usefulness of Boswellia in RA treatment is tested. An older study published in the Journal of Rheumatology found that Boswellia helps to decrease RA joint swelling. Some research suggests that Boswellia may interfere with the autoimmune process, which would make it an effective solution in the treatment of RA. Further research supports effective anti-inflammatory and immune-balancing properties.


• Asthma

Asthma symptoms may be trigger by leukotrienes which are the molecules that cause bronchial muscles to contract. Some research shows that boswellic acid can be useful for preventing the formation of leukotrienes in the body. A 1988 study on the herb found out that people who took Boswellia experienced reduced asthma symptoms and indicators. The study shows the herb could play an important role in the treatment of bronchial asthma. Research continues and has shown the positive immune-balancing properties of Boswellia can help the overreaction to environmental allergens that happens in asthma.


• Inflammatory bowel disease(IBD)

Boswellia believed to have anti-inflammatory properties which may be effective in treating inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC). A 2001 study compared a special Boswellia extract H15 to the mesalamine (Apriso, Asacol HD), an anti-inflammatory prescription drug and results show that the Boswellia extract may be effective in treating Crohn’s disease.



Boswellia products can differ greatly. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and remember to consult with your doctor before using any herbal therapy.

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