Boswellia serrata popularly known as “Shallaki” is a native plant of India. It is found mainly in the direr parts of peninsular India. It is used as an ayurvedic medicine to treat arthritis, obesity, urinary disorder & asthma.
Boswellia serrata use as a sport supplement
As a sport supplement Boswellia serrata can be used to improve joint function and recovery. It is one of the additional ingredient in “Animal Flex” a popular sports supplement used for joint support.
Boswellia serrata prevents degradation of joint lubricant called glycosaminoglcan. It also reduces inflammation in joints and helps recover from muscular pain.
General info of Boswellia serrata
Botanical name: Boswellia Serrata
English names: Indian Frankincense, Indian Olibanum
Ayurvedic names: Shallaki, Susravaa, Gajabhakshyaa, Salai. Kunduru Gum.
Tamil names: Parangisambirani, Kungli