May 31, 2016

Indian Frankincense

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How does Indian Frankincense work?

The resin of Indian frankincense contains substances that may decrease inflammation.

Are there safety concerns?

Indian frankincense is LIKELY SAFE for most adults when taken by mouth for up to six months.

Indian frankincense is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin for up to 30 days. It usually does not cause important side effects. However, some people who took it reported stomach pain, nausea, and diarrhea. When applied to the skin, it can cause allergic rash.h.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Indian frankincense is LIKELY SAFE when used in amounts commonly found in foods. But don't use it in the larger amounts needed for medicinal effects. Not enough is known about the safety of using Indian frankincense in these amounts during pregnancy or breast-feeding.


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