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BulkActives are DIY skin care suppliers of skin actives, cosmetic ingredients, cosmeceuticals, active ingredients, and standardized botanical extracts for diy skin care products and homemade cosmetics.
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NEW! Safe, mild and gentle SURFACTANTS for DIY facial wash, body wash & shampoo:
Boswellia Serrata (Boswelic Acid)
Assay: 65.81% Boswelic Acid ( triterpenoids)
Botanical source: Boswellia carterii Birdw.
Used part: gum resin
Solubility: Dimethyl isosorbide, non-denatured ethanol, Hydrotropic solubilization of total boswellic acids, insoluble in water.
Suggested percentage: No data available - up to customer's discretion.
Storage: Cool, dry place. Do not freeze. Keep away from light and moisture!
Country of origin: China Manufacturer's data: Boswellia serrata COA
About Boswellic acid
"Boswellia serrata is a traditional ayurvedic medicine.
BulkActive's extract of Boswellia serrata is standarized at 65% for the active triterpenoids, named boswellic acids.
DISCLAIMER:Any statements about products sold by BulkActives have not been evaluated by the FDA. Products sold by BulkActives are not intended to be used as nutritional supplements. Products sold by BulkActives are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
References (Full abstracts here)
5: Pedretti A, Capezzera R, Zane C, Facchinetti E, Calzavara-Pinton P. Effects of topical boswellic acid on photo and age-damaged skin: clinical, biophysical, and echographic evaluations in a double-blind, randomized, split-face study. Planta Med. 2010 Apr;76(6):555-60. Epub 2009 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 19918712.
4: Calzavara-Pinton P, Zane C, Facchinetti E, Capezzera R, Pedretti A. Topical Boswellic acids for treatment of photoaged skin. Dermatol Ther. 2010 Jan-Feb;23 Suppl 1:S28-32. PubMed PMID: 20136919.
3: Singh S, Khajuria A, Taneja SC, Johri RK, Singh J, Qazi GN. Boswellic acids: A leukotriene inhibitor also effective through topical application in inflammatory disorders. Phytomedicine. 2008 Jun;15(6-7):400-7. Epub 2008 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 18222672.
2: Weckesser S, Engel K, Simon-Haarhaus B, Wittmer A, Pelz K, Schempp CM. Screening of plant extracts for antimicrobial activity against bacteria and yeasts with dermatological relevance. Phytomedicine. 2007 Aug;14(7-8):508-16. Epub 2007 Feb 8. PubMed PMID: 17291738.
1: Huang MT, Badmaev V, Ding Y, Liu Y, Xie JG, Ho CT. Anti-tumor and anti-carcinogenic activities of triterpenoid, beta-boswellic acid. Biofactors. 2000;13(1-4):225-30. PubMed PMID: 11237186.
Topically applied Boswellia Serrata (Boswelic Acid) may:
act as an anti inflammatory:   
repair and treat sun damage:   
prevent and treat acne: