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NCI Drug Dictionary


Boswellia serrata extract 
A standardized extract derived from the plant Boswellia serrata of the family Burseraceae with anti-inflammatory activity. Boswellia serrata extract contains terpenoid boswellic acids, which are potent inhibitors of 5-lipoxygenase activity and, so, leukotriene synthesis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)