Boswellia serrata is Indian or Salai. It is found in and in . Its aroma is generally considered to be far inferior compared to or .
In Indian frankincense (Boswellia serrata) has been used for hundreds of years for treating .
Extracts of Boswellia serrata have been clinically studied for and joint function, particularly for osteoarthritis of the knee. A Boswellia extract marketed under the name Wokvel has undergone human efficacy, comparative, pharmacokinetic studies.
Boswellia serrata is used in the manufacture of the supposed anti-wrinkle agent "Boswelox", which has been criticised as being ineffective.