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Nutricology, Mastic Gum, 120 Veggie Caps

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  • Expiration Date: Sep 2018
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
  • Product Code: ARG-53660
  • UPC Code: 713947536609
  • Package Quantity: 120 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 4.6 in, 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
Product Overview

Description

  • Innovative Nutrition
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Dietary Supplement

Chios Gum Mastic is the resinous material obtained from the Pistacia lentiscus tree, grown on the island of Chios in Greece.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, 1 to 2 capsules two times daily between meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.

Warnings

Variations in product color may occur. Keep in a cool, dry place, tightly capped.

California Proposition 65 Warning: Warning. This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Serving Per Container: 60
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Pistacia Lentiscus (Resin) 1000 mg *
* Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Very effective !
For the past three years i have had constant issues with my stomach such as gas, bloating all day, gaining weight, constipation, even though i look skinny. During these three years i went to see different doctors who kept telling me nothing was wrong with me and that I needed to change my diet (which I did) and do more exercise (which i did as well) but my stomach issues kept appearing. At the beginning of this year i decided to do a more thorough check up and ended up finding out I had H. Pylori which i was prescribed two antibiotics (amox and clarith) with another pill called "omeprazole" to take for two weeks twice a day. I only lasted three days because of serious side effects with these drugs so after doing a bit of research online I found out that there was a way to control and eradicate pylori with mastic gum and manuka honey as well as using probiotics. I purchases Nutricology`s mastic gum and finished the bottle (took for one month) and during the time i took mastic gum i decided to try out a gluten free diet and taking a teaspoon of manuka honey before bed. I took the mastic gum this way: one pill (1000mg) two hours before breakfast and one pill at night (one hour before manuka honey). The whole time i took mastic gum i did not have anymore issues with the symptoms i had described in the beginning of this review, i was amazed. My stomach began getting flat like it used to be (im 145lb and 5'8) and i did not have gas issues (passing gas a lot) anymore. When I finished the bottle of Nutricology i purchased a different brand called "Jarrow Formulas Mastic Gum 500" and took it for another month and i felt the same way as when i took Nutricologys brand so both brands worked for me. Flash forward to two months of mastic and manuka and I told my doctor that I was feeling fine and haven`t had issues with my stomach. I highly recommend Mastic Gum to everyone with same issue !
Aug 31, 2012
 

Works, maybe

Posted by 4728586642599610925 on Dec 02, 2016

Hard to tell if it works or not, but you should give it a try.

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It's the real thing.

Posted by 5285329274719688448 on Dec 01, 2016

Good product. One of the few that are really active against helicobacter pylori.

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H pilory: read this!

Posted by 4845806330180996265 on Nov 23, 2016

Before you try the (horrible) antibiotic treatment for H pylori, or if you have tried it before without success (and survived), please keep reading! I remember feeling hopeless thinking I would have to deal with this nasty thing forever. After dealing with H pylori for over 2 years, gastritis and a duodenum ulcer, I am now bacteria-free, as confirmed by a biopsy and urea breath test yesterday! I had been taking Mastic Gum (by NutriCology) for only 5 weeks until hearing the amazing news yesterday from my doctor. The following is a list of the other natural supplements I was taking to eradicate the bacteria and to help my stomach lining recover. 1. REFRIGERATED PROBIOTICS: Make sure you buy a refrigerated kind. I recommend choosing one that contains at least the strains of Bifidobacterium lactis and Lactobacillus acidophilus. I started taking one pill twice daily, one in the morning and one at night, with or without food. When my stomach feels ok I continue to take only one in the morning. 2. MASTIC GUM 2x DAILY: I only tried the brand NutriCology sold here, and was taking one pill about 30min before breakfast (sometimes 10min before when out of time) and another pill before bed. It's been only 5 weeks, and I just know it was indispensable in killing the H pylori! From now on I will take one pill whenever my stomach feels bad, and that will be a good prophylactic measure against a reinfection. Mastic Gum initially may upset your stomach, but stick through it and also take the other supplements I'm recommending. 3. ULCETROL 2X DAILY: I only tried the the brand Now sold here. I started taking this together with Mastic Gum, and believe this helped to calm and restore my stomach lining. I took the Mastic Gum pill and Ulcetrol pill together twice a day, no issues with combining them. Although I'm now H pylori-free, I will still take Ulcetrol until my gastritis subsides. 4. SLIPPERY ELM: This was recommended by my Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor. I would take it 5min before a meal that I knew my stomach would have problems with (definitely before a -seldom- alcoholic drink). You can take it before every single meal of the day when your stomach is particularly bad. Ulcetrol has a little bit of Slippery Elm in it, FYI. The one I got has 400mg, and I will still keep taking it before acidic meals or drinks as required. Please note that it is extremely important to make dietary changes, such as becoming a vegetarian while you treat yourself. Meat feeds the bacteria! As well as all types of sugar, not only refined sugar - that means that you should reduce the intake of even honey, if it's not a CERTIFIED high grade Manuka Honey (I trust the brand Comvita from New Zealand). When you're suffering with nausea, acid reflux and pain, it's a good idea to also reduce as much as possible: coffee, alcohol, gluten and soy. Good luck! It can be done! :)

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Helps but doesn't keep gastritis entirely at bay

Posted by 5370208073207387087 on Oct 22, 2016

I used Jarrow's mastic gum and it really helped with a suspected stomach ulcer that had been burning for about a month. I wanted to continue with mastic gum for stomach health maintenance, especially coz I have irregular meal times. Jarrow's has been out of stock on iHerb for way too long, so I bought this more expensive one. Ingredients are the same and both are 1000mg mastic gum, but I feel less effect from this brand. My gastritis was well under control with Narrow's but I feel slight pain more often even though I take one pill twice a day on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning and before bed. But still less than before I started on mastic gum.

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it works immediately!!!

Posted by 4690543351820369474 on Oct 02, 2016

If you have a trouble with digestion habitually?? Do not waste your time to find otjer product! Just het this one!!! My husband used to be having digestiong problem 2wice a week even though he had cabbage juice which is god for stomach. But after taking this one, he feels comfort with his stomach and he brings this one with him at all times! So if you are like my husband, do not hesitate! Buy it take it and get the comfort!

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