Vitamin Supplement
 

Mastic Gum 

 

Mastic gum is a traditional medicinal agent which has been used in the perfume industry and as chewing gum in many cultures.  

 

Its Dosage Info: 

 

Its Dosage Range: 500mg, 2-4 times a day for one month. 

 

Most Common Dosage: 500mg, 2 times a day for one month. 

 

Mastic Gum Benefits & Functions: 

 

It supports the stomach lining. 

 

  •  Studies suggest that it may inhibit the growth of H. pylori, a bacterial invader that lives in the mucous of the stomach lining and can lead to stomach ulcers and other complications. 

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  •  It also protects the body from various fungi and other bacteria. 

 

Its Side Effects: 

 

  •  This dietary supplement is considered safe when used in accordance with proper dosing guidelines. 

 

  •  Some people have an allergic reaction like fast or irregular breathing, skin rash, hives or itching when taking this dietary supplement. Stop using it if this happens. 

 

  •  Pregnancy/Breast-Feeding: 

 

Any adverse effects with the use of this supplement have been noted related to fetal development during pregnancy or to infants who are breast-fed. 

 

Health Conditions Related to Mastic Gum: 

 

  •  Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)