Boswellia has been used for millennia. You may remember the Biblical story of the wise men bringing gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh at the birth of Jesus? Boswellia is Indian Frankincense.
Known for it's medicinal properties, Boswellia Serrata has been used in Chinese medicine and in Persia for pain, arthritis, asthma, inflammation and colitis.
Modern studies show relief for those suffering from arthritis, joint pain, and tendon pain. Some early studies show benefit from conditions as different as skin damage from radiation to brain swelling after cancer treatment.
Many ancient healing remedies including Boswellia are finding renewed interest as we learn more about them with modern science.