From the ancient times to the recent years, pharmacology has recognized the unique therapeutic effects of Mastiha and sparked a widespread interest:

  • Hippocrates [500BC], the Father of medicine used to mix Mastiha with honey to cure bellyaches & fight cold.
  • Dioscurides [100BC], doctor & herbalist, recognized Mastiha as extremely good for the stomach, the digestion & the teeth [gums & whitening effect].
  • Rebasius, Soranos the Ephesian, Etius Medicus, Scribonius Largus suggested numerous remedies with Mastiha.
  • The University of Nottingham revealed that even small quantities of Mastiha can cure peptic ulcers.