Mastic Gum

Mastic tree (Pistacia Lentiscus) thrives in the Mediterranean region, Portugal, Turken, and in tropical Africa. It has yellow or purplish flowers and resembles a small evergreen. Mastic resin, often referred to as mastic gum, is the medicinal part of the tree, coming from the trunk. Mastic resin contains triterpenes mastic acid, isomastic acid, oleanlic acid, triucallol and a volatile oil containing alpha-pinene. The resin is thought to have astringent, antisecretory, cytoprotective, and aromatic effects.

Mastic gum has been used for gastric and duodena support, respiratorysupport, muscle aches, to improve circulation, and immue support.

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Cautions The pollen of mastic tree is allergenic; some people may have allergic reactions. Children who ingest mastic tree resin may develop diarrhea.