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Study: Does Incense Help With Early Multiple Sclerosis?


Study showed positive results
A current study with 28 subjects showed that a frankincense extract taken as capsules three times a day over a period of eight months significantly reduced the inflammatory disease activity of multiple sclerosis in magnetic resonance imaging.

The scientists investigated the effect of a standardized frankincense extract as a therapy for relapsing multiple sclerosis. The early phase II study with a total of 28 participating patients was able to show that a frankincense extract taken as capsules three times a day over a period of eight months significantly reduced the inflammatory disease activity of multiple sclerosis in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

According to the study directors, the study results would have exceeded your expectations, especially when looking at the positive effects of incense consumption on imaging, clinical and immunological measurements. Due to the low side effects, frankincense could be a treatment option, particularly for those affected by multiple sclerosis who are only recently affected. However, further studies are needed. We strongly advise against taking self-contained frankincense products on your own. (sb, pm)

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