Chios mastic cheers, aromatizes and contributes to good human health, while the beneficial effect of mastic against diseases of the digestive system, its contribution to oral hygiene, its important antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory action and its natural and antioxidant.
Mastic is the product of chewing gum, which grows and thrives exclusively in South Chios. It is a natural, aromatic resin and is secreted in the form of tears from the trunk and large branches, in the superficial incisions caused by the producers with sharp tools.
The fresh resin, after a few days under the bush, solidifies under the influence of summer weather conditions (intense sunshine and drought) prevailing in the area.
While the exact composition of Chios mastic has not been fully identified, it has been found to contain: natural polymer, volatile and aromatic ingredients that make up the essential oil (mastic oil).
Chios mastic delights, aromatizes and contributes to good human health.
Researchers, based on the results of laboratory research and clinical studies, report that the natural mastic of Chios has unique beneficial and healing properties, which are known since antiquity.
The beneficial effect of mastic against diseases of the digestive system, its contribution to oral hygiene, its significant antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory action and the fact that it is a natural antioxidant have been scientifically proven.