An extract from the Pistacia tree. It kills Candida albicans fungus (thrush infections) and Helicobacter pylori bacteria which is implicated in peptic and other ulcers. Mastic gum is useful for intestinal cramps, indigestion and heartburn. It also counteracts damage to the gastric mucosa caused by aspirin and other Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs).
Mastic gum is an extract from the Pistacia tree. It kills candida albicans fungus (thrush infections) and helicobacter pylori bacteria (implicated in peptic and other ulcers). Mastic gum is useful for intestinal cramps, indigestion and heartburn. It also counteracts damage to the gastric mucosa caused by aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs).
Each capsule contains the following as active ingredient:
Store in a cool dry place, out of the reach of children.
The applicable part of the mastic is the resin from the mastic tree. Mastic tree contains the following resins including the triterpenes mastic acid, isomastic acid, oleanlic acid, and tirucallol. For the prevention of gastic acid and duodenal ulcers, some researchers think mastic gum might have antisecretory and possibly cytoprotective effects. There is evidence that mastic extract has antimicrobial and antifungal activity. There is also preliminary evidence that mastic gum might have hypotensive and antioxidant effects.
Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take 1-2 capsules three times daily, or as advised by your health care provider. For the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection, mastic gum should be used for at least 4 weeks continuously. It is also helpful to continue with a lower preventative dosage of one capsule twice daily on an ongoing basis.
Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a health care provider. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy.
Safety in children has not been established.
There are no known side effects.
There are no known contraindications.
There are no known interactions.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Not safe for use in pregnancy and breastfeeding.