Saturday, January 21, 2012

Burning Incense is Scientifically Psychoactive

"In spite of information stemming from ancient texts, constituents of Bosweilla had not been investigated for psychoactivity," said Raphael Mechoulam, one of the research study's co-authors. "We found that incensole acetate, a Boswellia resin constituent, when tested in mice lowers anxiety and causes antidepressive-like behavior. Apparently, most present day worshipers assume that incense burning has only a symbolic meaning."


Read the full article at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/05/080520110415.htm#.TwrdJ5pTHFc.facebook

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