The general dosing guidelines for Boswellia serrata are 300 to 500 milligrams orally two to three times per day, according to Heathline. Because this herbal supplement has not been studied extensively in clinical settings, the maximum safe dose for humans has not been established, explains Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Bowellia extract is derived from the Boswellia serrata tree and has been used as a folk remedy for centuries in Asia and Africa, reports Healthline. Researchers have found that Boswellia has anti-inflammatory effects and may be helpful in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and inflammatory bowel disease. Doctors do not recommend that pregnant women take this herbal supplement, because it may induce miscarriage.