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Mastic Gum Extract

Mastic Gum Extract
Item #: 2182

Size: 30 capsules
Single Price: $31.95
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Mastic Gum Extract
Reduces Stomach Discomfort

  • Traditional Mediterranean Remedy
  • Relieves Upset Stomach
  • Cleanses Digestive Tract
  • Protects Stomach Lining

Mastic gum is a natural resinous gum harvested from a type of pistachio tree, Pistacia lentiscus. It's usage dates all the way back to ancient Greece, where physicians such as Hippocrates used mastic gum to preserve food, freshen breath, cure gum disease and tonify the digestive tract.

Modern research shows us just how valuable Mastic gum is for healthy digestion. In clinical human research studies, mastic gum inhibited and reduced over-production of foreign organisms in the stomach and duodenum. When digestive flora is imbalanced, mastic gum appears to work on foreign organisms by disrupting their energy production and then rupturing their cells. Some researchers also believe that mastic gum works by stimulating increased production of the protective and soothing stomach lining.*

This Mastic Gum Extract is standardized to 35% masticonic acids, which are the active compounds that support the lining of the stomach and duodenum.

Directions:
Take 1 to 2 capsules daily between meals.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS
Serving Size: 2 Capsules  
  Amount per
Serving
% Daily
Value
Calcium 38 mg 4%
Mastic Gum Extract
(Pistacia lentiscus)
1 g **
**Daily Value not established

Other Ingredients:
Maltodextrin, Gelatin (Capsule), Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Silica, and Magnesium Stearate.

Contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.

*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

References:
Al-Habbal, M. et al. (1984). A double blind controlled clinical trial of mastic and placebo in the treatment of duodenal ulcer. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. (11)5: 541-4.
Huwez, F. et al. (1998). Mastic gum kills Heliobacter pylori. New Engl J Med. (24): 339.
Marone, P. et al. (2001). Bactericidal activity of Pistacia lentiscus mastic gum against Heliobacter pylori. J Chemother. (13)6: 611-4.
Downey, C. (2003). Ulcers: An Old Cure.