gum resin


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gum res·in

the dry exudate from a number of plants, consisting of a mixture of a gum and a resin, the former soluble in water but not alcohol, the latter soluble in alcohol but not water.
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Effects of Boswellia serrata gum resin in patients with ulcerative colitis.
In 2001 in India, patients with the same disease were treated with Boswellia gum resin, after which their condition showed considerable improvement with minimal side-effects (so often experienced with western medicine).
Prevention of multiple low dose streptozotocin (MLD-STZ) induced diabetes in mice by extract from gum resin of Boswellia serrata and 11-keto-[beta]-boswellic acids.
wightii were collected in both UCs using questionnaire surveys, community discussions, dealers of gum resin and direct field observations.
Myrrh is a gum resin extracted from a tree eight to 10ft tall.
Gum resin extracts of Boswellia serrata (BSE) have been found as an anti-inflammatory herbal remedy and used for the treatment of the inflammatory conditions in the traditional Ayurvedic medicine in India for centuries (Kimmatkar et al.
It is concluded that extracts from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata prevent islet destruction and consequent hyperglycemia in an animal model of type 1 diabetes probably by inhibition of the production/action of cytokines related to induction of islet inflammation in an autoimmune process.
Extracts from oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata, in India called salai guggal, have been described in Ayurvedic text books (Charaka Samhita, 1st-2nd century AD and Astangahrdaya Samhita 7th century AD) as a remedy for the treatment of a variety of inflammatory diseases.
The purified and fresh gum resin (1 kg) procured from the forests of the state of Gujarat in India and identified by Dr.
Boswellic acids (BA), a mixture comprised of four major pentacyclic triterpene acids: beta-boswellic acid, 3-acteyl beta boswellic acid, 11-keto-beta-boswellic acid and 3-acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid, isolated from the oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata is reported to be effective as anti-inflammatory (Singh et al.
Our aim of the present study is to access the possible anti-ulcerogenic activity of a plant product, boswellic acids isolated from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata.
Salai guggal is the gum resin from the tree Boswellia serrata.