Tag: Frankincense

Frankincense Surprised Researchers on why it works for Inflammation

Frankincense Surprised Researchers on why it works for Inflammation “That means, in simple terms, that the frankincense component reprograms the inflammatory enzyme into an anti-inflammatory enzyme.” Nathaniel C. Gilbert et al, Structural and mechanistic insights into 5-lipoxygenase inhibition by natural products, Nature Chemical Biology (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41589-020-0544-7 #frankincense […]

Incense is psychoactive: Scientists identify the biology behind the ceremony: burning Bosweilla alleviates anxiety and depression

Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology New study in the FASEB Journal shows how and why molecules released from burning incense in religious ceremonies alleviate anxiety and depression Religious leaders have contended for millennia that burning incense is good for the soul. […]