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|Common Name||Indian Olibanum, Indian frankincense|
|Botanical Name||Boswellia serrata|
|Plant Family||Burseraceae (Torchwood family)|
|Synonyms||Boswellia glabra, Boswellia thurifera, Bursera thurifera|
Boswellia Serrata, commonly called Shallaki is a plant is known for anti-inflammatory properties of Boswellic Acids derived from it. It is also a fragrant resin with wide use in incense and perfume manufacture. This resin has many pharmacological uses. The oleo-gum resin of Boswellia Serrata is a complex mixture of lower and higher Terpenoids and carbohydrates. Higher Terpenoids, collectively called the Boswellic Acids are the major fraction of the resin (25-35%).
β-boswellic acid and acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid) supporting anti-inflammatory and anti-elastase activity.
Boswellia serrata extract exhibits anti-aging/anti-elastase & anti-inflammatory activity.