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   Posted 8/6/2009 5:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I was curious to know if anyone has any positive (or negative) dealings with the herb Boswellia to help reduce/control UC? Thanks...
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   Posted 8/6/2009 5:47 PM (GMT -6)   
There are a few people here who use Boswellia and Curcurmin and say they have had good results.
Diagnosed with mild proctitis in March 2007: Treated with Canasa (as needed)
December 08: Began treating with Asacol 400mg (9/day) + Canasa 2x/day - Anemic
May 09: Off Canasa, taking Asacol (9/day)
Back on Canasa every other night + Asacol (9/day) + Probiotics + Iron
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   Posted 8/6/2009 7:47 PM (GMT -6)   
I first started with turmeric, and noticed a difference, I love it. After I started boswellia, I didn't notice much of one, though everyone is different. I may try more.
19yr old female diagnosed with UC (pancolitis) in 2005 at age 15
125mg Azathioprine 1xday / 1 Mesalamine enema every night /
2000mg Fish Oil 1xday / 500mg Turmeric 3xday /
450mg Boswellia 1xday / 400IU Vitamin E 1xday
Arthritis in both knees
Also: asthma, acid reflux, and Reynaud's Syndrome

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   Posted 8/7/2009 12:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes it does. I have tried it myself. Infact, my brother is only taking Boswellia (Shallaki) for the last couple of years, and he has been on remissions for longer periods as compared to allopathic medicines. I did try home grown fresh ground turmeric. It is very helpful.
45 years Male Attorney
Diagnosed UC October 1989
Had two stage J Pouch Surgery Nov 2005; Take Down March 2006
Complications after surgery - Incisional Hernia and Ano Fistulas
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