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  • Boswellia
    By Vital Plan
    Reviewed by Bill Rawls, MD
    Medical Director of Vital Plan

    Known in its native land as Indian frankincense, Boswellia (boswellia serrata) has been used for thousands of years in India and the Arabian Peninsula for promoting joint comfort. Obtained by pulling the bark away from the boswellia tree, the secreted resin hardens into “tears” that are valued for herbal properties.

    Boswellia serrata is closely related to Boswellia sacra, the frankincense of Bible lore. Historically, Boswellia sacra was primarily used for incense and aromatherapy, but it was also revered for its herbal properties.

    Uses of Boswellia

    Boswellia enhances support for tissues, tendons, and joints.* When given with turmeric, the beneficial effects of boswellia are enhanced.* Use of boswellia is supported not only by thousands of years of human use, but also clinical studies done in humans.* In addition, boswellia supports a healthy gut. Benefits include:*

    •  Supports healthy joints
    •  Provides joint comfort
    •  Supports a healthy gastrointestinal system



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    *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Always consult your qualified healthcare provider before beginning any diet or program.
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    Dr. Bill Rawls
    Dr. Rawls is a licensed medical doctor in North Carolina and a leading expert in integrative health. He has extensive training in alternative therapies, and is the Medical Director of Vital Plan, a holistic health and herbal supplement company in Raleigh, NC.

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