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11 April 2020

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Three compounds, connected by their mention in the story of Jesus’ birth, may provide benefits beyond their gift of seasonal joy. Here, we investigate their healing powers.
Frankincense is produced from trees of the genus Boswellia. It has an impressive pedigree and has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula for around 6,000 years.
The aromatic resin is used in incense and perfumes; it produces a sweet, earthy, and woody aroma.
Today, with a popular focus on well-being and alternative therapies, essential oils and aromatherapy have given frankincense a rebirth in the West.
Modern peddlers assign it a fair few health claims, including the reduction of acne, anxiety, colds, ulcers, coughs, and even indigestion.
The healing properties of the frankincense
Ayurvedic medicine has been using the Indian frankincense (Boswellia serrata) for thousands of years to treat arthritis, heal wounds, strengthen the female hormonal system and to protect against pathogenic microorganisms.
According to Ayurveda, daily burning of frankincense in the home brings good health to all family members.
The Middle Eastern countries have been using it since ancient times for maintaining oral health. The local people have a habit of chewing it in resin form, which improves the health of the teeth and gums, and prevents infection due to its antimicrobial properties.
In the West, the frankincense is most known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
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