Mastic gum is the gummy resin of the mastic tree – Pistacia lentiscus, a relative of the pistachio tree. The mastic tree is found almost exclusively on the Greek island of Chios, the birthplace of Hippocrates, the traditional father of medicine. Mastic gum has historically been used in medicine to fight gastric and intestinal inflammation.
In modern society, mastic gum has proven useful for fighting gastritis and heartburn as well as overall gastric and intestinal inflammation. Studies have found that supplementing with mastic gum not only relieves the symptoms of these painful conditions but can actually help heal the stomach, possibly by killing H. pylori bacteria. Mastic gum is an excellent natural alternative for those who have experienced the negative long-term side effects of antacids, proton pump inhibitors, antibiotics and other medications that treat the symptoms of heartburn but not the cause.
AOR’s Mastica Chios is derived exclusively from mastic gum from the pistachio trees found on the Greek island of Chios.
Non-medicinal Ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, sodium stearyl fumarate. Capsule: hypromellose.
Mastica Chios is mastic gum, the resinous extract of the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus) grown on the Greek island of Chios. It is traditionally used in Ayurveda for Adhmana (excessive gas formation in the stomach and intestines). Research shows that it helps alleviate stomach pain and heartburn associated with functional dyspepsia.
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Take one capsule three times daily on an empty stomach, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
For occasional use only. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond two weeks, if symptoms persist or worsen, if you have diabetes mellitus or Crohn’s disease or are taking hypoglycemic or hypolipidemic agents. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have an allergy to Anacardiaceae family plants (eg. pistachios). Discontinue use if hypersensitivity (eg. allergy) occurs.
- Ulcers (peptic and gastric)
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