Boswellia serrata or Indian frankincense is a medium-sized tree that belongs to the torchwood family. It can be recognized by its large branches, leaves and small, yellowish-white flowers. It is found in the mountainous and dry regions of India. Boswellia acid is an anti-inflammatory, supports the immune system and has anti-depressive properties. It helps to fight chronic inflammation such as asthma or other respiratory diseases.Boswellia acid has also been successfully used for inflammatory skin diseases.