Mastic Gum and EMA: European Medicines Agency

You already know from our website that the mastic gum is a PDO product and is also a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Site. Today's article introduces us to mastic resin from the perspective of the EMA.

What is EMA?

EMA stands for the European Medicines Agency (EMA). It is the European Union (EU) agency responsible for the evaluation and supervision of medicinal products.

The European Medicines Agency is a decentralised body of the European Union based in Amsterdam. Its main task is to protect and promote public and animal health through the evaluation and supervision of medicinal products for human and veterinary use.

What is mastic gum?

Mastic gum is a 100% natural product - a resin of a mastic tree. Learn more about mastic gum on our Mastic gum pages:

What did the EMA report say about the mastic?

Details of the report:

  • Released: 7 July 2015
  • Mark: EMA/HMPC/46756/2015
  • Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products

This report summarises the complete information on mastic gum: description, history, clinical studies and much more.

You can read the full report, the text of which is in English, here:


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