Efficacy and Safety of Boswellia Serrata Extracts in the Treatment of Eczema and Psoriasis

Sachdev M, Ramnane M, Wadher D and Baral P

Published on: 2022-06-23


Introduction: Boswellia serrata is an oleo gum resin that has been discovered to be effective against skin inflammation, itching, and other associated attributes. The study was designed to investigate the anti-inflammatory effect of Boswellia serrata in the treatment of skin inflammation, associated with eczema and psoriasis. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the benefits of the test product in reducing skin inflammation with regular use over a period of 6 weeks in comparison to the baseline and placebo.

Method of Work: 71 male and female subjects, between the age group of 25 and 55 years, with sensitive skin type, having mild-moderate eczema and psoriasis were enrolled. They were divided into two groups, one for test product and the other for placebo. All skin evaluations were performed on day 14, day 28, and day 42, during the 6 weeks of treatment.

Result and Conclusion: Based on the dermatological evaluation, non-invasive instrument measurements, and subject self-assessment, it was shown that the Boswellia serrata containing product was found to aid in the reduction of skin inflammation with regular usage of 6 weeks.