Shallaki/Boswellia the herb is recommended in treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, joint pain, skeletal muscle pain and back pain. Shallaki is found in the dry forests of India. The herb’s gum resin has significant anti-inflammatory properties. Shallaki is used in osteoarthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, soft tissue fibrositis and spondylitis. It is also beneficial for cough, bronchitis, asthma and mouth sores. The essential oil derived from the gum resin is antifungal. The extract of the gum resin in Shallaki is effective in reducing joint swelling, pain, stiffness and other symptoms of inflammatory joint disorders including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Shallaki decreases knee pain and increases knee flexion. Shallaki improves the blood supply to the joints and restores the integrity of blood vessels destroyed by spasms. Studies have demonstrated that Shallaki extract inhibits the pro-inflammatory mediators that cause bronchoconstriction and improves blood supply.