Table 2

IC50 values of Boswellia sacra essential oils on human breast cells

Breast cell line

Temperature of

hydrodistillation


78°C

100°C


MCF10-2A

1:680*

NA**

T47D

1:900

1:1,450

MCF7

1:1,000

1:1,800

MDA-MD-231

1:950

1:1,300


*numbers represent dilutions of essential oil

**NA: value is not available

Suhail et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:129   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-129

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