Description of Mastic Gum Extract 500 mg 30 caps from Source Naturals
Mastic Gum Reduces Stomach Discomfort
Mastic gum, a natural resin from the Pistacia lentiscus tree of Greece, has
been used traditionally by Mediterranean cultures to support gastrointestinal
health. Source Naturals Mastic Gum Extract is standardized to 35% masticonic
acids, which are the active compounds shown to support the lining of the stomach
and the duodenum, and the body's own response to imbalances.
Mastic Gum Support Your Digestion
Source Naturals brings you the science of MASTIC GUM, the ancient Greek secret
to naturally support healthy digestion. In research studies, mastic gum promoted
a healthy stomach environment by reducing imbalances in the stomach and duodenum.
Mastic gum may also stimulate increased production of your protective and soothing
Mastic Gum History
Mastic gum is a natural resinous gum harvested from a type of pistachio tree,
Pistacia lentiscus. There is a legend that when Christopher Columbus was raising
funds for his voyage to America, he promised to deliver four precious commodities:
gold, spice, cotton and mastic gum. Historically, mastic gum was a prized commodity
for many reasons. It was used as a flavoring in foods and beverages such as
Ouzo. It was also an ancient Greek remedy used by physicians such as Hippocrates
to preserve food, freshen breath, cure gum disease and tonify the digestive
How Mastic Gum Works
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
Source Naturals MASTIC GUM is standardized to 35% masticonic acids, which are
the active compounds that support the lining of the stomach and duodenum. Source
Naturals is pleased to partner with your local health food store to bring you
MASTIC GUM. Add this ancient Greek secret to your health plan for supporting
balanced digestive health today.
Serving Size: 2 capsules
Calcium (from coral) 68 mg 6
Mastic Gum Extract (Pistacia lentiscus) 1 g
Yielding: 35% alpha and masticonic acids.
Other Ingredients: gelatin (capsule), dibasic calcium phosphate, maltodextrin,
colloidal silicon dioxide, and magnesium stearate.
Warning: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional
before using Mastic Gum extract.
Suggested Use: 1 to 2 Mastic Gum capsules daily between meals.
Source Naturals Mastic Gum extract contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, soy
or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color,
flavor or fragrance.
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