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Supplements for IBD: Boswellia

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Quality Rating
  • Boswellia: 
    • Powerful anti-inflammatory
    • 3.6 g/d equally effective as mesalazine in Crohn’s (and better tolerated)
    • ~1 g/d helpful for inducing remission in UC
    • 1.2 g/d increased rate of remission in collagenous colitis 
    • Can be used in conjunction with other anti inflammatory medications
    • Both Curcumin and Boswellia utilize the same pathway as mesalazine
    • You could choose to do both Boswellia and Curcumin
      • 6 capsules for Boswellia and 10 capsules for Curcumin would be upper end

⭐starring system criteria:

  • Works well with medications
  • Additional benefits
  • Has evidence to support its benefit 
  • Easy to incorporate into daily routine 
  • Cost effective
  • High Quality Brand
  • Well-absorbed formulation