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 gum resin of Boswellia serrata in patients with chronic colitis.
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.
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).
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.
Frankincense is obtained from a forest tree called Boswellia Thurifera and the gum resin is used in medicine.
Ingredients included in Lean Results are Forslean[R], an extract of coleus forskohlii; Guggulipid[R], a traditional Ayuverdic herbal compound from the natural gum resin of the myrhh tree that has been shown to increase metabolic rate and Gymnema Sylvestre-GS4[R], a traditional Ayuverdic herb used to support healthy blood sugar levels.
Extracts from gum resin of Boswellia serrata (BE) have been shown to posses anti-inflammatory properties especially by targeting factors/mediators related to autoimmune diseases.
Extracts from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata and some of is constituents including boswellic acids affect the immune system in different ways.
beta-boswelic acid, 3-acteyl beta boswelic acid, 11-keto-beta-boswelic acid and 3-acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswelic acid, isolated from the oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata (Pardhy and Bhattacharaya 1978).
Boswellic acids (BA), a natural mixture isolated from oleo gum resin of Boswellia serrata comprised of four major pentacyclic triterpene acids: [beta]-boswellic acid (the most abundant), 3-acteyl-[beta]-boswellic acid, 11-keto-[beta]-boswellic acid, and 3-acetyl-ll-keto-[beta]-boswellic acid, is reported to be effective as anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, antitumor, anti-asthmatic and in Chron's disease.
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.