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Pharmacists of University Jena clarify the anti-inflammatory impact of boswellic acids
Frankincense, a festive fragrance that has been harvested in the wild in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa since ancient times, is declining so dramatically that production of the resin could be halved over the next fifteen years.
The answer to treating painful arthritis could lie in an age old herbal remedy - frankincense, according to Cardiff University scientists.
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Enriched extract of the Somalian frankincense herb Boswellia carteri has been shown to kill off bladder cancer cells, U.S. researchers said. H.K.
An enriched extract of Indian Frankincense, or the herb Boswellia serrata, has been shown to reduce the symptoms of osteoarthrits, U.S. researchers said. B. serrata has been used for thousands of years in the Indian system of traditional medicine.
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It's been used in the Middle East for thousands of years to treat infected wounds and bronchial complaints. In Mesopotamia and the Greek and Roman worlds, this powerful herb was considered a panacea for many human ailments-from lesions of the mouth to hemorrhoids.
Kings came from the East and brought gold, frankincense and myrrh to the infant Jesus, the Bible says. All three are typical products of Yemen, whose ancient civilization is being introduced to Americans in a big exhibit of finds made since the mid-1900s.
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.