Boswellia dalzielii

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Boswellia dalzielii
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bark of Boswellia dalzielii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Burseraceae
Genus: Boswellia
Species: B. dalzielii
Binomial name
Boswellia dalzielii

Boswellia dalzielii is a tree species in the genus Boswellia found in Africa. The bark of this plant is used in traditional medicines.

Gallic and protocatechuic acids were isolated as the main antibacterial and antioxidant principles of the stem bark of B. dalzielii. 4'-Methoxy-(E)-resveratrol 3-O-rutinoside, incensole and b-sitosterol were also isolated.[1]


  1. ^ Antibacterial phenolics from Boswellia dalzielii. Alemika Taiwo E, Onawunmi Grace O and Olugbade, Tiwalade O, Nigerian Journal of Natural Products and Medicines, 2006 (abstract)

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