Mastic Gum Natural Mediterranean Tree Resin 60 caps by Jarrow Formulas

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A study showed that the glaucoma patients were almost twice as likely to be infected with H. pylori as the controls.** Mastic contains an antibacterial agent that kills H. pylori, and it inhibits the growth of other disease-causing intestinal bacteria. It has been used for thousands of years throughout the Mediterranean region to soothe a distressed digestive tract. And now, thanks to modern research, we know that it may play an important role in eye health too.**

  • Supports the Stomach and Duodenum
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Gluten Free

Mastic Gum contains natural tree stem mastic gum (Pistacia lentiscus) from a shrub-like tree grown mainly in Greece and Turkey. Mostly composed of resinous gum and volatile oils, mastic has been used for centuries by traditional healers for stomach distress. Mastic Gum supports gastric and duodenal cells and tissues.

Mastic Gum Natural Mediterranean Tree Resin

500 mg, 60 capsules
Item catalog number: 123007

Directions:

Take 2 capsules per day with water or juice before breakfast or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional.

Supplement Facts:
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
  Amount Per Serving % DV
Mastic Gum (Pistacia lentiscus) (stem) 1000 mg *
* Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients

Magnesium stearate (vegetable source), silicon dioxide and cellulose. Capsule consists of gelatin and titanium dioxide.

No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.

Warnings

Keep out of the reach of children.

**DISCLAIMER: Information on this page is not intended as a substitute for advice provided by a competent health care professional. You should not use this information in diagnosing or treating a health problem. No claim or opinion expressed on this web site is intended to be, nor should be construed to be, medical advice. If you are now taking any drugs, prescribed or not, or have a medical condition, please consult a competent physician who is aware of herb/drug interactions before taking any herbal supplements. The information presented herein has not been evaluated by the FDA or the Department of Health and is not intended to diagnose, prevent or treat any disease or illness.

References

  • Kountouras J, Mylopoulos N, Chatzopoulos D, et al. Eradication of Helicobacter pylori may be beneficial in the management of chronic open-angle glaucoma. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:1237-44.
  • CDC Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers. Helicobacter pylori. July 1998.
  • American Health Assistance Foundation. National Glaucoma Research Program. www.ahaf.org/glaucoma/about/glabout.htm.
  • Stewart WC, Dubiner HB, Mundorf TK, et al. Effects of carteolol and timolol on plasma lipid profiles in older women with ocular hypertension or primary open-angle glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol 1999;127:142-7.

About Jarrow Formulas

Jarrow Formulas, which is based in Los Angeles, California, USA, is a formulator and supplier of superior nutritional supplements. The company was founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. Today it markets its products in the United States, Mexico, Canada and throughout the world. The owners and officers of the company are: Jarrow L. Rogovin, President; Ben Khowong, CEO/CFO and Peilin Guo, Executive Vice President.

Jarrow Formulas' mission is reflected in its motto 'Superior Nutrition and Formulation".

Jarrow Formulas' complete line of nutritional products includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition products. Both retailers and consumers are assured of purity, value and potency when choosing these products.

The company is active in monitoring governmental regulatory affairs, which affect the nutritional industry. It also vigorously promotes the rights of Americans to free access to dietary supplements. Jarrow Formulas funds research studies on important nutritional products such as CoQ10, to ensure that customers receive the full biological value of these products.

Jarrow Formulas' Mission

Jarrow Formulas' goal is to promote optimal health with high quality, effective, affordable and "cutting edge" formulations, which are based on sound scientific research data. The company's professional staff is actively involved in clinical studies and in working with researchers from universities, institutes and other academic environments around the world. Jarrow Formulas strives to provide the best service and technical support to its customers.