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Descriptor English: Boswellia
Descriptor Spanish: Boswellia
Descriptor Boswellia
Scope note: Género de plantas de la familia BURSERACEAE de uso medicinal desde tiempos antiguos. Es la fuente de salai guggal (gomorresina) y de ácido boswélico (TRITERPENOS de tipo ursano e INCIENSO).
Descriptor Portuguese: Boswellia
Descriptor French: Boswellia
Entry term(s): Boswellia carteri
Boswellia carterii
Boswellia sacra
Boswellia serrata
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.162.111
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029743
Scope note: A plant genus of the family BURSERACEAE used medicinally since ancient times. It is a source of salai guggal (the gum resin), boswellic acid (ursane type TRITERPENES), and FRANKINCENSE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35727
Unique ID: D029743
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Boswellia - Preferred
Concept UI M0385234
Scope note A plant genus of the family BURSERACEAE used medicinally since ancient times. It is a source of salai guggal (the gum resin), boswellic acid (ursane type TRITERPENES), and FRANKINCENSE.
Preferred term Boswellia
Boswellia sacra - Narrower
Concept UI M0589086
Preferred term Boswellia sacra
Boswellia serrata - Narrower
Concept UI M0385235
Preferred term Boswellia serrata
Boswellia carteri - Narrower
Concept UI M0589085
Preferred term Boswellia carteri
Entry term(s) Boswellia carterii



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