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Boswellia Serrata (Shallaki)

 Shallaki Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Sapindales
Family: Burseraceae
Genus: Boswellia
Species: Boswellia serrata

Binomial name

Boswellia serrata

Shallaki is extensively used as an anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, low back pain, myositis, fibrositis, and osteoarthritis. Boswellia Serrata is commonly known as salai guggulu in Indian native language as it possesses similar properties as of guggulu (commiphora mukul).

It is ushan virya in potency so it acts on all the vata disorders. More over it possess kashaya, tickt and madhur rasa that makes it kapha suppressant. Therefore Boswellia Serrata (shallaki) possess the qualities, which suppress the disorders created by vata and kapha dosha.

Health Benefits of Shallaki

- It helps in relieving pain, as vata is cause behind every pain.
- Shallaki works as anti inflammatory substance which is helpful in curbing any kind of swelling and pain due to presence of boswellic acid.
- It is indicated in arthritic problems like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, and joint pains, skeletal muscle pain.
- It is also indicated in lymphadenopathy and back pain
- It also possess anti cancerous properties
- Boswellia Serrata works in eliminating any foul odor
- It is very commonly used as wound healer herb and used on any kind of injury to make it heal faster in efficiently
- A well known herb for increasing vision of eyes
- It is very commonly used in increasing the intelligence levels and increasing mental concentration therefore helps in toning up of brain.
- It is very helpful in indigestion, constipation, tastelessness, intestinal disturbance and stomach disorders
- It helps in dissolving away with the toxin name ama formed in our body.
- It is very helpful in diarrhea and dysentery condition.
- Boswellia Serrata helps in proper functioning of liver and its secretions i.e. bile juices.
- This herb has proved its worth in heart related ailments
- It also helps in fighting against the urinary tract infections. Also works as diuretic.
- It also acts as aphrodisiac agent thereby helping in increasing the sperm count and quality.

Boswellia Serrata
Boswellia Joint Support 60 Caps
Boswellia Joint Support 60 Caps ( Boswellia serrata )

Boswellia - Joint Support - Boswellia has been used extensively in Ayurveda for joint support and to provide an overall sense of well-being. Also known as Salai Guggul, it is like its cousin Guggul offering broad health and immunomodulating benefits.

Boswellia (Boswellia serrata)
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata) - Ayurvedic Bulk Herb

Boswellia, also known as Shallaki or Boswellia serrata is a natural and safe herb for optimum joint health. One active constituent, Boswellic Acid, is a pyrazoline derivative shown to be very effective in supporting healthy joints. Like its cousin Guggul, Boswellia has many cholesterol and triglyceride lowering properties. One of the principal constituents in the gum resin is boswellic acid which exhibits anti-inflammatory activity.

Boswellia has been used extensively in Ayurveda for joint support and to provide an overall sense of well-being. The gum resin is used as an ointment for sores and has anti-inflammatory, antiatherosclerotic and antiarthritic activities. The nonphenolic fraction of the gum resin had marked sedative and analgesic action. The gum is a well known household fumigant and is used as an anti-inflammatory agent when applied externally. Internally, besides being antiarthritic, it has expectorant effects. It also reduces body weight.

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