Mastica 500 mg 120 caps

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Mastica 500 mg 120 caps

Digestive Support from the Sap of a Tree

Mastic gum is a resinous extract from the Pistacia lentiscus tree, indigenous to the Mediterranean islands. The mastic tree thrives especially well in the southern part of the island of Chios, due to the mild climate and characteristics of the soil and is known for its lemony balsam-like smell.

Mastic gum is used in ointment, toothpaste, mouthwash, and as a component in dental fillings. Pharmaceutical companies use it in the production of pills and capsules, in self-absorbing surgical threads, and doctors use it for sticking a septic bandage on a surgical wound. This wide range of application points to mastic gum’s toxicological safety. Modern researchers have confirmed some of the traditional uses of mastic gum, including its roles in oral health and healthy digestive functioning.*

Researchers at the University of Nottingham used mastic gum in clinical trials to show mastic gum’s contribution to gastrointestinal health, and particularly for unfriendly bacteria that reside in the stomach.*These results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers at Aristotle University in Greece studied topical mastic gum and found potential benefit for the health of the mouth.* Other European researchers confirm that mastic gum may help support the strength of the gums and teeth.* Many studies confirm that mastic gum has a low toxicity potential. Mastic gum is well tolerated and has no serious side effects when consumed at the recommended dietary supplement dose of 1-2 grams per day.

Mastica from Allergy Research Group:

  • May provide digestive health support*
  • May reduce acidity in the stomach*
  • May reduce unfriendly microflora*
  • May neutralize acidity in the stomach*
  • May support a healthy lining of the stomach and intestines*
  • Hypoallergenic

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, 1 or 2 capsules two times daily between meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Tamper resistant. Use only if safety seal is intact. If pregnant‚ consult your physician before taking this or any other product. Keep out of the reach of children. Store sealed in a cool‚ dry area.


Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 120

Ingredients Amount       %DV
Mastic Gum (Pistacia lentiscus)                   500 mg

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide

† Daily Value not established