Side effects & Safety information

Although mastic is generally considered safe, it is a good idea to check with your doctor before using it. This alternative agent is not intended to replace your doctor-approved treatment plan and may interfere with the medication you are already taking.

If you experience any unusual or persistent side effects, stop using it and contact your doctor.

  1. Pregnancy and breastfeeding: There is not enough reliable information to know whether mastic is safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Stay safe and avoid using it.
  2. Allergy to mastic trees and other Pistacia species: People who are allergic to these plants may also be allergic to mastic tree.