The Amazing Healing Power of Boswellia – A Powerful Anti-inflammatory

Boswellia is one of most potent anti-inflammatory agents on the planet. This powerful anti-inflammatory has been around for thousands of years. Boswellia is made from the resin of the frankincense tree found in India and Northern African.

Frankincense Tree - Resin is collected for Boswellia

Frankincense Tree – Resin is collected for Boswellia

Heals Many Diseases – Boswellia works great for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, muscle pain, IBS, fibrosis, lower back pain, ulcerative colitis, GI inflammation, asthma, allergies, and chronic inflammatory disease.

With Turmeric – Together with turmeric Boswellia is an amazingly powerful disease fighting agent… soothing away pain, redness, and swelling.

Arthritis – Studies in India show that Boswellia is one of the best treatments for arthritis. In double blind studies Boswellia works great for arthritis by reducing pain and swelling. Boswellia contains Boswellic acid which is the main ingredient inhibiting enzyme 5-lipoxygenase which causes pain, swelling, and redness.

Cancer – Boswellia can help with pancreatic, colorectal, prostatic, breast, and cervical cancer… also also leukemia and myeloma.  Many times with cancer inflammation is an underlying problem and Boswellia can play a very important role getting rid of the inflammation… and according to recent research Boswellia works wonders for brain edema.

Asthma and COPD – Studies show that 70% of the people who suffer from asthma attacks can improve greatly with Boswellia.

Body Building – Many people who work out hard find Boswellia works well for pain. Plus it prevents the breakdown of tissues better than other anti-inflammatories.

Reduce Clotting – Boswellia keeps platelets from sticking together thus preventing strokes and heart attacks. Boswellia works as well as heparin which is a powerful anti-clotting agent used by doctors.

Colitis – Many people have colitis and Boswellia is one of the few herbs that does a great job of calming the GI tract and getting rid of inflammation… also works for IBS and Crohn’s disease. In Germany Boswellia is highly recommended for treating colitis with a great reduction in all clinical symptoms.

Bladder Inflammation – Boswellia also helps with inflammation of the bladder and urethra and all the mucus membranes of the body.

Free Radicals – Boswellia is a powerful antioxidant and free radical nullifying agent that decreases liver damage by more than 80% and heart damage by more than 50%. – Powerful!

Bacteria – Certain types of gut bacteria rage out of control when we become obese and these bacteria cause inflammation. Boswellia inhibits inflammation caused by these bacteria, thus ending pain, swelling, and redness. And a Study in 2008 showed Boswellia does a great job of treating staph and Candida infections.

Suppress Cancer – Studies show that Boswellia is one of the few healing agents that can suppress the expression of cancer causing genes.

Diabetes – Boswellia has been found to protect Beta Cells that produce insulin and suppress inflammation thus helping to protect the pancreas and prevent diabetes.

Menstrual Cramps – Boswellia works wonders for menstrual cramps, swelling, and inflammation.

Brain Health – Studies show that Boswellia has the ability to protect against neurodegenerative diseases. It enhances memory and cognitive skills by promoting the formation of new nerve growth within the brain.

Thyroid Problems – Boswellia promotes good thyroid function and can also again help with weight loss because of good thyroid function by kicking up metabolism…. thus you burn more calories.

Weight Loss – Boswellia contains gugglesterones which in studies works well for getting rid of excess fat, and that’s why many over the counter weight loss agents contain Boswellia.

Lowers Cholesterol – Boswellia lowers LDL or bad cholesterol and triglycerides too… thus helping to prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes.

Autoimmune Problems and Skin Problems – Boswellia has also been shown to work well for all autoimmune mediated diseases helping with all symptoms. And Boswellia is great for treating all kinds of skin inflammation and skin disease.

Calms and Soothes – Boswellia creates a feeling of calm and well being that complements Boswellia’s anti-inflammatory abilities.

No Side Effects – Boswellia has no know side effects… making Boswellia much better than all the prescription anti-inflammatory agents.

Recommended Dose – Take 4 – 250 mg capsules AM and PM for 7 days, then take a week off and then come back to using Boswellia if needed.

Personally I find Boswellia to be one of the best herbs and super foods on the market… Boswellia will do your body good, I use it all the time. My mother-in-law had terrible back pain the other day, and all other pain relievers did nothing including prescription medications. But a mixture of Boswellia and devils claw put an ended her pain, swelling, and inflammation… it works great!

Boswellia can be bought in capsules and in powder form on-line, or asked for at your local health food store. You should keep Boswellia on hand at all times!

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Shambala Spiritual Transformation Institute, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas, and at www.paulhaider.comfeel free to contact him any time. Also check out Dr. Haider’s radio show at August show to be about “Spirituality and Food”

About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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