There are many health benefits of Mastic Gum which is found in the East and in Europe. The gum is used for oral hygiene killing off bacteria and preventing the development of cavities and also gum disease. It also has the ability to clear up stomach ulcers and kill H. Pylori bacteria… and works well lowering cholesterol and also blood sugar levels, Chron’s Disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases… and some believe it’s a good aphrodisiac. Plus it can help protect against heart, pancreatic, and liver disease. Remember that bacteria in the mouth while having dental work done can create heart and pancreatic problems later… and Mastic Gum can help eliminate that threat and increase your oral hygiene.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist