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GUM OLIBANUM – FRANKINCENCE – BOSWELLIA SERRATA

It is an incense resin light yellow gold  in colour and available in PEA size , sieved between 6 to 8 mm sifting, granules.  It is also known as Boswellia Serrata or Frankincence or Salai guggul.

The gum oleoresin consists of essential oils, gum, and terpenoids.  The terpenoid portion contains the boswellic acids that have been shown to be the active constituents in boswellia.  The extracts are typically standardized to contain 37.5–65% boswellic acids. 

The other major  use is as an incense in rituals and in making incense sticks.  It is also called as Loban.  The extraction of its oil through steam distillation process finds application in the perfumery and fragrance industries.

When the tree trunk is tapped, a gummy oleoresin is exuded. A purified extract of this resin is used in modern herbal preparations.  Boswellia was found to improve blood supply to the joints and restore integrity of vessels weakened by spasm. Boswellin (Boswellia Serrata) is an ayurvedic herb that has been traditionally used in as a remedy for several inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis and bursitis and  found to be safer than drugs.

AVNI OFFERS GUM OLIBANUM LUMPS AND PEA SIZE SORTED AND CLEANED . BOSWELLIA SERRATA EXTRACTS AVAILABLE WITH 65% , 70% , 85%