Mayur Deshpande
  Personal trainer in Mumbai
Nutritional Supplements Library Boswellia

Nutritional Supplements Library


What is Boswellia?


Boswellia is a plant native to india. It is also know as Salai Guggal.When tapped, its trunk exudes a gummy resin that's been used in Indian medicine since ancient times. Boswellic acids, the active ingredients in the resin, have been found to have much the same effect as the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) typically prescribed for arthritis--but without the NSAIDS' irritating effect on the stomach. It has Anti-inflammatory property.

What is the effective dosage of Boswellia?

The effective dosage is 450-1200mg per day of an extract standardized to contain approximately 30-65% boswellic acid, the extract should be consumed in 3 divide doses of 150-400mg each for 8 to 12 weeks.

What are the benefits of Boswellia?

• Boswellia is used for a variety of inflammatory diseases, including bursitis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
• It I also used to treat asthma and cough.

What are the side effects of Boswellia?

There are very few side effects of boswellia include nausea, stomach upset and skin rash. They are no adverse side effects of Boswellia.