Mastic Gum is Gathered from The Mastic Growers of Chios Island. It comes from the mastic tree that only grows in the island of Chios and it is hand cleaned piece by piece by mastic growers. Its uniqus and brake it into smaller pieces. You can get the mastic back and forth between the two states (hard and soft) as many times as you like and it will not go bad in any way or lose any of its properties.
As time passes mastic gum turns yellowish and hardens due to oxidation but never loses its beneficial properties. If you keep it in a cold place and air tight, this process slows down. The taste might be a little bitter at the beginning but after a little time it relishes it unique taste and aroma!
Scientific research shows that mastic gum has many beneficial attributes for both body hygiene and skin care. Also, it can be grinded into powder and be used in cooking…
Mastic gum is originally a liquid resin that comes out of the mastic tree and then it hardens with time, If the mastic sticks together and becomes one block, you can place it in the freezer for a few hour.