Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Plant Part Used: Gum Resin
Processing Method: Extraction
Boswellia also goes by the name Indian frankincense and it is a gum resin that is extracted from the Boswellia serrata tree. It is native to India and Arabia and used traditionally for different health conditions. The primary active ingredient found in it is boswellic acid having anti-inflammatory properties beneficial for human body. You can find it in the form of resins, creams, or pills as well. Boswellia extract resins have been used in African and Asian folk medicine over centuries for chronic inflammatory illnesses.