Chios Mastiha - A Gentler Solution For Your StomachChios Mastiha or Mastic Gum is the natural resin that oozes from the trunk and branches of the Chios trees in Greece. The sticky, thick fluid resin emerges from the tree like tear drops and hardens after about 15 days into resin tear drops of varying shapes and sizes.
This unique natural resin has long been used as a medicinal aid for digestive health since the middle ages, and contains more than 80 compounds that have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibiotics and anti-acid properties.
Chios Masitha is often referred to as the oldest superfood in the world and its health benefits were initially discovered by Hippocrates and first recorded by Dioscorides, a first century pharmacologist.
Chios Mastiha is suitable for:
- Stomach ulcers
- After 2 weeks of Chios Mastiha, patients suffering from stomach ulcers saw ulcer healing in 70% of patients and improvement of stomach pain, nausea & bloating in 80% of patients)
- Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
- H. pylori related gastric issues
- Gastric inflammation
- After 3 weeks of Chios Mastiha, patients suffering from dyspepsia saw 144% improvement of stomach pain, 266% improvement of heart burn, 64% improvement in vomiting, 26% improvement of nausea, 21% decrease of acid regurgitation and 53% improvement of acidity in stomach)
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- After 4 weeks of consuming Chios Mastiha, patients suffering from Crohn’s disease saw significant decrease in their inflammatory marker levels (66% decrease in inflammation, 51% decrease in CRP).
- Heart burn