Latin Name Boswellia serrata (Roxb.)
English Name Boswellia
Sanskrit / Indian Name Shallaki
One of the principal constituents in the gum resin is boswellic acid which exhibits anti-inflammatory activity.
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 fraction potentiated secobarbital induced hypnosis. In rats, it produced a marked and long-lasting hypotensive 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.
A natural and safe herb for optimum joint health. It gently cares for joints.
It supports the prevention of excessive joint wear and tears by inhibiting glycosaminoglycans degradation, an important element in the structural building blocks of joint cartilage that support normal lubrication and shock absorbing which are essential for proper joint structure and function.
Shallaki is used as an adjuvant in
1-2 tablets twice daily or as directed by your physician.
The chromatograph is representative of the quality and consistency of the drug. Every single capsule of Himalaya Pure Herbs has identical chromatographs, indicative of the highest standards of quality maintained by us. The pure herb bought by you anywhere in the world provides you with the same goodness.
Menon, A.K. and Kar, A., Analgesic and psychopharmacological effects of the gum resin of Boswellia serrata, Planta Med., 1970-71,19,33.
Singh, G.B., Singh, B. and Atal, C.K., Assessment of total boswellic acids for anti-inflammatory activity, Indian J. Pharmacol., 1981,13,63,67.
Thakur, R.S., Puri, H.S., and Husain, A., Major medicinal plants of India, CIMAP, Lucknow, 1989, 123.
Benefits of the Herb:
Facts derived from Ayurveda texts and modern research:
Supports the prevention of excessive joint wear and tear by inhibiting Glycosaminoglycans degradation, the structural element of joint cartilage supporting normal lubrication and shock-absorbing, essential for proper joint structure and function.
Boswellic acid, an important active constituent in Shallaki, helps in suppressing joint inflammation and pain by targeting key enzymes that facilitate the release of pro-inflammatory chemicals in the joints.
Unlike other NSAIDs, Shallaki is gentle on the stomach and doesn’t cause gastric irritation or ulcers.
The analgesic properties of Shallaki help alleviate arthritic pain and improve joint function.
Joint pain and inflammation
Chronic back and muscular pain
Joint pain after menopause
Each tablet contains: Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) ole-gum resin extract – 125 mg
Good to Know:
Free from sugar, artificial colors, artificial flavors, preservatives.
It is advisable to consult your physician before you start using the product in these situations:
Conditions which require special medical care
Specific contraindications that have not been identified
Please consult your physician if symptoms persist.