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How much boswellia supplement should I take?

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  • Adults (18 years and older):

    For asthma, 300 milligrams of Boswellia powdered gum resin capsules has been taken by mouth three times daily for six weeks; and 400 milligrams has been taken three times daily for an unknown length of time.

    For brain tumors, a maximum of 126 milligrams of standardized Boswellia serrata gum resin H15® per kilogram of body weight has been taken by mouth daily for a median of nine months.

    For colitis, 350-400 milligrams of an extract, standardized to 37.5% boswellic acids per dose, has been taken by mouth three times daily for six weeks.

    For Crohn's disease, 1,200 milligrams of standardized Boswellia serrata gum resin H15® has been taken by mouth three times daily for up to eight weeks.

    For osteoarthritis, 333 milligrams of Boswellia serrata extract (standardized to 40% total boswellic acid) has been taken by mouth three times daily for eight weeks; two capsules of Articulin-F® (a combination formula containing 100 milligrams of Boswellia serrata, 450 milligrams of Withania somnifera, 50 milligrams of Curcuma longa, and 50 milligrams of zinc complex) has been taken by mouth three times daily after meals for 90 days; and 50 and 125 milligrams of 5-Loxin® has been taken by mouth twice daily for 90 days.

    For rheumatoid arthritis, 400 milligrams of standardized Boswellia serrata gum resin H15® has been taken by mouth three times daily; two capsules of Articulin-F® (a combination formula containing 100 milligrams of Boswellia serrata, 450 milligrams of Withania somnifera, 50 milligrams of Curcuma longa, and 50 milligrams of zinc complex) have been taken by mouth three times daily; up to 3,600 milligrams of H15® has been taken by mouth for 12 weeks; and two tablets of RA-1® (an herbal mixture of Boswellia serrata, Withania somnifera (ashwagandha), Zingiber officinale (ginger), and Curcuma longa (turmeric) (444 milligrams daily) have been taken by mouth three times daily for 16 weeks.

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