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Boswellia serrata

  • History

    Boswellia serrata (also known as the incense tree or olibanum tree) is the tree that grows in the arid and mountainous regions of India, Northern and Eastern Africa and the Middle East. It is used for its oleo-gum-resin, extracted from the tree.

  • Location

    Boswellia (plant gum) used in extract comes from India

  • Melvita's Commitment

    Boswellia has soothing properties. It inhibits the 5-lipoxygenase enzyme, which is involved in a mechanism that causes skin irritation or redness. The main stress factors responsible for this inflammation are air pollution, UV radiation, cold or the use of inappropriate care and hygiene products.