The herb is used in Ayurveda, one of the oldest traditional health practices in the world. Boswellia is rich in boswellic acids. These acids may have anti-inflammatory effects.
Studies show that boswellia may reduce inflammation and may be useful in treating the following conditions:
Because boswellia is an effective anti-inflammatory, it can be an effective painkiller and may prevent the loss of cartilage. Some studies have found that it may even be useful in treating certain cancers, such as leukemia and breast cancer.
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