We are glad to see modern researchers awakening to some degree to Biblical medicine and diet. May more people confess that the entire Bible is absolutely perfect as a revelation from God in regard to every statement it makes concerning the future, morality, science, history, geography, biology - or nutrition and medicine. However, we hate to see healing food and natural medicine become commercialized, controlled, and turned into harmful pharmaceutical drugs.
Notice some recent news reports:
“Frankincense may treat arthritis by attaching to the body's swollen areas and blocking inflammation, study says…That's according to researchers from the University of Alabama, who believe the biblical resin - which is extracted from Africa's boswellia trees - can halt inflammation…Professor Will Setzer, who led the study which was published in the journal Medicines, said: 'We have identified some important inflammation-related molecular targets in humans that boswellia compounds can block’…The biblical resin, extracted from Africa's boswellia trees - can halt swelling…Four years ago an analysis of 49 studies of herbal treatments for osteoarthritis involving almost 6,000 people, also concluded the ancient remedy of frankincense was one of the ones that worked…”
(Mail, Nov. 19, 2018)
“Indian Frankincense reported to mediate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis…A study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine reveals a natural way of mediating the complications and effects of multiple sclerosis. It says that Boswellia serrata, a plant from which Indian frankincense is derived, can perk up cognitive performance in people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple sclerosis is the disease, in which the immune system attacks the cells i.e. crucial for the production of the myelin sheath…The symptoms of the disease include severe nerve damage including tingling, numbness, pain, fatigue, partial or complete vision loss, dizziness, and loss of bladder control. In some cases, patients may also lose the capability to walk. The researchers involved in the study say that B. serrata can potentially smother the symptoms and effects of multiple sclerosis. In particular, it can remedy the cognitive impairment that occurs in 40 to 65 percent of patients…”
(tophealthjournal.com, Nov 10. 2018)