What is Shallaki?
‘Boswellia Serrata’ is known as ‘Shallki’ in Sanskrit. It is used from traditionally in Ayurveda as a safe support for health joint and muscle function. In Indian native language Shallaki is more commonly known as Salai Guggulu as it has similar properties as of Guggulu (Commiphora mukul).
In Ayurveda, Shallaki is most widely used herb as it contains anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties. Shallaki Himalaya herbal medicine is useful in various health problems – decrease of joint restoration, swellings, and improvement of blood supply to inflamed joints, increased mobility, pain relief and amelioration of morning stiffness.
Shallaki is found in Vindhyan and Satpura hills of Deccan, Aravali hills of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar and Orissa. One of the major ingredients in the gum resins is boswellic acid which shows anti-inflammatory activity.
Boswellic acids have been used against colitis and ulcerative colitis. The gum of Shallaki is credited with astringent, stimulant, diuretic, stomachic and antiseptic properties. It gently cares for joint. Shallaki herb has internal and external uses, externally it is used as a anti-inflammatory agent and internally it is used as an anti-arthritic. Also it is useful to reduce body weight.
Shallaki Himalaya is useful in ulcers, tumors, goitre. It is also used in preparation of ointment for sores. Shallaki herb has also been used to improve lower the elevated serum transaminase levels, alleviate general weakness, appetite and debility.
It is advised to take one capsule twice a day, before meals.
Note: Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above, since the product is in capsule form, some children below 14 years may have difficulty to swallow.
Benefits:Shallaki (Boswellia Serrata) is herbal product commonly recommended in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Cervical spondylosis, Ankylosing spondylitis.Shallaki Himalaya herb is effective natural cure in reducing joint swelling, increased mobility, improved grip strength, and general improvement in joint health.Shallaki herb also improves blood supply to the joints and restores the integrity of blood vessels, by opening up collateral blood circulation.Shallaki is well known herb for increasing vision of eyes.It is very commonly used in increasing intelligence level and mental concentration.It is very helpful herbal medicine in constipation, indigestion problem, and stomach disorders.Shallaki Himalaya works as diuretic and helpful in the urinary tract infections.It is very effective in diarrhea and dysentery condition.Shallaki herb is also effective against hypertension and lowering the cholesterol level.This herbal medicine shows good results in cancer treatment.Side Effects:
No major side effects have been reported in medical journals.