Mastiha – “Tears of Chios”

Mastic (mastiha) is a resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). Since ancient times mastic was well known for its therapeutic effects; it has been used for treating gastrointestinal ailments. Furthermore, as a natural chewing gum is very beneficial for dental health. Since time immemorial in the Eastern Mediterranean mastic was used as a […]

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