What May Be the Uses of Mastic Gum?

What is mastic gum? It is a resin from a trunk and branches of a mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus var. Chios).

What May Mastic Gum Help?

  1. It has been proven that it displays beneficial action against digestive disorders
  2. It may kill off Helicobacter pylori bacteria
  3. It contributes to oral hygiene
  4. Also it displays significant antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory action
  5. It is a natural antioxidant
  6. It aids in trauma healing and skin regeneration
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  8. Bad breath
  9. Heartburn
  10. Indigestion

What May Be the Uses of Mastic Gum? 

  1. It fights Helicobacter Pylori according to recent studies carried out by Nottingham university and published in the reliable medical journal The New England Journal of Medicine.
  2. Furthermore, universities in Greece and abroad currently study mastic's action in relation to diabetes mellitus, cholesterol and triglycerides.
  3. It is also worth mentioning mastic's effect on liver function by stimulating its detoxifying activity.
  4. It is also used in ointments against burns, frostbites, skin troubles as well as in adhesive plasters.
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