Boswellia Information Pahrump NV

Boswellia (Boswellia serrata), also known as Indian frankincense, belongs to a family of resinous trees renowned for their oil. This particular species grows only in the dry hills of western and central India. According to the earliest Ayurvedic texts, boswellia was traditionally used to treat respiratory ailments, digestive disorders, and joint diseases. Recent clinical studies have confirmed many of the traditional uses for boswellia as well as indicated its efficacy for treating asthma, arthritis, and inflammatory bowel diseases.

Georges Y Tannoury, MD
(775) 751-3377
1280 E Calvada Blvd
Pahrump, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Sch Of Peres, Antonins, Beirut, Lebanon (Lebanese Univ Coll Of Med)
Graduation Year: 1991

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John F Gray, MD
(775) 329-4600
880 Ryland St
Reno, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Reg Medctr, Reno, Nv; Ioannis A Lougaris Va Med Ctr, Reno, Nv; Washoe Med Ctr, Reno, Nv
Group Practice: Gastroenterology Consultants

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Kenneth K Ellis, MD
700 Shadow Ln Ste 165A
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1989

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Jennifer Louise Racca, MD
655 Sierra Rose Dr
Reno, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1996

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Fred J Fricke
(775) 356-0100
751 Ryland St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Gilberto J De La Torre, MD
(702) 369-9100
4135 Woodcrest Rd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Zaragoza, Fac De Med, Zaragoza, Spain
Graduation Year: 1981

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Robert Ming-Huei Yeh, MD
(702) 309-0888
PO Box 93838
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1995

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Joseph Fayad, MD
(702) 255-5900
3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 630
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Roma-La Sapienza, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Roma, Italy
Graduation Year: 1980

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Arumugam Sivakumar, MD
(702) 567-8080
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 206
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Peradeniya, Fac Of Med, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (Univ Sri Lanka)
Graduation Year: 1975

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Luis Y-A Tupac, MD
(702) 733-2998
3006 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1965

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Reduce Inflammation With Boswellia

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Boswellia (Boswellia serrata), also known as Indian frankincense, belongs to a family of resinous trees renowned for their oil. This particular species grows only in the dry hills of western and central India. According to the earliest Ayurvedic texts, boswellia was traditionally used to treat respiratory ailments, digestive disorders, and joint diseases. Recent clinical studies have confirmed many of the traditional uses for boswellia as well as indicated its efficacy for treating asthma, arthritis, and inflammatory bowel diseases.

The boswellia tree, which often reaches up to 18 feet in height, has a thick, papery bark that yields a gummy substance when peeled away. This gum contains natural sugars, essential oils, and a compound of terpenoids that is believed to account for boswellia’s medicinal properties. The acids in this compound have been named boswellic acids, and their potent inflammatory actions inhibit the production of prostaglandins, fatty acids that have hormone-like effects.

One of the strongest studies done on boswellia compared the use of boswellia with the standard drug treatment for ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disorder. The study found that 82 percent of the patients taking the herb went into complete remission, compared with 75 percent on the medication. Although more scientific research is needed, it is encouraging that this safe and inexpensive herb has such potential benefits. And unlike most anti-inflammatory drugs, boswellia does not irritate the stomach.

The variety of health concerns that boswellia addresses is truly impressive. It also helps mobilize phlegm in respiratory conditions, normalizes menstrual irregularities, treats liver ailments, and enhances metabolic activity to aid in weight loss. As a paste, it can be applied to acne. As a poultice applied to joints, it can reduce the pain of injury. The underlying theme to all of boswellia’s applications is its ability to successfully treat conditions of excessive inflammation.

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