Answered by: Christine Dennis
Question from: Brenda
Posted on: January 07, 2011

Will frankincense kill flukes.if taken for them? what a dose be? Is 50g 50grams?

Frankincense has been reportedly used for various parasitic infestations and it does appear to have been used for flukes. In terms of dosing for flukes, I am not sure. It has been dosed at 900mg of the resin for its use for arthritis and a standard dose for digestion complaints when used in a traditional Chinese medicine way is 3 to 9g. So I would suggest that you start with a low dose of 1 or 2 grams and go from there considering it is traditionally eaten in foods and is thus generally regarded as safe. The 50 grams would appear to be much too large of a dose.

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