Among them is the Al-Saber Al-Socatri tree, Mur tree, Boswellia Carteri
tree, Euphorbia Milii and Jaraz tree.
Anti-inflammatory activities of the triterpene acids from the resin of Boswellia carteri
Scientists in the US studied an enriched extract of the frankincense herb Boswellia carteri
cientists have shown that an enriched extract of the Somalian Frankincense herb Boswellia carteri
can kill bladder cancer cells.
Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler oleo-gum-resins (incense and myrrh respectively) are ancient remedies known since the Ancient Egyptian time.
Samples of the dried oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler Family Burseraceae were purchased from Haraz Egyptian herbal store, Cairo, Egypt.
The powdered oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri (500 gm) and of Commiphora myrrha (500 gm) were separately extracted in a continuous extraction apparatus (Soxhlet) until exhaustion with the following organic solvents in succession: petroleum ether (40-60[degrees]C), diethyl ether, chloroform, methanol and 50% aqueous methanol.
The oleo-gum-resins of Boswellia carteri and Commiphora myrrha (500 gm each) were separately placed in round bottom flasks, covered with sufficient water and subjected to hydrodistillation in a modified Likens and Nickerson apparatus .
It started at Oman's southern province, Dhofar, where the thorny tree, Boswellia Carteri
still grows, source of that precious commodity - frankincense.
Because a pathologically prolonged and sustained activation of the complement system is implicated in a variety of inflammatory disorders, from rheumatoid arthritis and glomerulonephritis to systemic lupus erythematodes, we have investigated the influence of [beta]-boswellic acid from Boswellia carteri
on the classical and alternative complement pathways.