Boswellia Serrata is a plant that engrafts Indian frankincense. It is also known as Indian Oli-banum, Guggul and Sallaki in Sanskrit. The plant is native-born in India. It is commonly used in traditional Indian medicine in Ayurveda, Unani, and homeopathy.

Olibanum is another name for Boswellia. It refers to a resin or “sap” that ooze from openings in the peel of several Boswellia species, including Boswellia serrata, Boswellia carterai and Boswellia frereana.

Boswellia serrata is most commonly used for medicine world pharmaceutical and dietary supplement.

Boswellia serrata contains chemical constituents such as β-Boswellia acid, acetyl-β-Boswellia acid, 11-kito-β-Boswellia acid and acetyl-11-β-Boswellia acid.