It refers to a gum produced by a plant called frankincense. The gum is lumpy or granulated, chewable, and has a good aroma. In fact, the principle of mastic gum to prevent gastritis and gastric ulcer is basically the same as most foods, mainly because of its killing effect on Helicobacter pylori.
However, the difference is that mastic gum is a relatively late treatment drug, so the effect of using mastic gum is more obvious for those Helicobacter pylori that are already quite resistant.
Boswellic acids are a series of pentacyclic triterpene molecules that are produced by plants in the genus Boswellia. Like many other terpenes, boswellic acids appear in the resin of the plant that exudes them; it is estimated that they make up 30% of the resin of frankincense.
While frankincense powder boswellic acids are a major component of the resin its important to note that the steam or hydro distilled frankincense essential oil does not contain any boswellic acid as these components are non-volatile and too large to come over in the steam distillation process.
It can promote blood circulation to stop pain, relax muscles and tendons to detumescence. It can used for bleeing sore and Chest/abdominal pains casued by blood stasis.
1. Mastic gum extract loosen bowel to relieve constipation; regulate intestinal flora.
2. Mastic gum extract enhance immunity; protecte liver from chemical injury.
3. With the function of detumescence, mastic gum extract is use to treat swollen;
4. Mastic gum extract has the function of relieving pain and invigorating the circulation of blood;
5. Mastic gum extract can be used for bleeding sore and chest/abdominal pains caused by blood stasis, often with myrrh;
6. Mastic gum extract can be used for treatments of stomachache due to emotional depression.
7. Applied in food field, cosmetic, pharmaceutical field.