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Boswellia

What is Boswellia?

Boswellia, also known as Indian Frankincense, is the resin from the Boswellia serrata tree found in India. Boswellia resin contains four powerful boswellic acids which have powerful anti-inflammatory properties. It has been used to treat chronic joint pain for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine.

Boswellin HBD® is a 100% natural form of Boswellia resin which has been standardized to contain 85% boswellic acids. Pre-clinical studies have shown that it can be effective in reducing joint pain and improving the physical functional ability in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.


Why Take Boswellia supplements?

Boswellia is a completely natural ingredient which has clinically proven anti-inflammatory properties.

A study to assess the effectiveness of Boswellia serrata extract (BSE) in 30 patients with osteoarthritis in their knees resulted in decreased knee pain, increased knee flexion and increased walking distance. The frequency of swelling in the knee joint also decreased.


How Does It Work In The Body?

Boswellic acids prevent the formation of leukotrienes, which are molecules in the body which cause inflammation and pain. There are four acids in the boswellia resin which have anti-inflammatory properties: B-boswellic acid (BBA),Acetyl-B-boswellic acid (ABA),11-keto-boswellic acid (KBA),and Acetyl-11-keto-B-boswellic acid (AKBA),which is the most potent of all the acids.

Studies have shown leukotrienes prevent inflammation and allergic reactions in several conditions such as arthritis, inflammatory bowel condition, psoriasis and asthma. Pre-clinical studies have shown the two boswellic acids, AKBA and BBA, work synergistically to reduce joint pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Our Boswell Joint Support Formula contains all four of these beneficial boswellic acids!


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