Mastic Oil

 
 

£27.00

Mastic or Mastiha Oil is a 100% pure essential oil,  distilled from mastic using steam. It has an intense aroma and flavour, combined with therapeutic properties, suitable for a variety of uses. Mix a few drops of essential oil in a base oil, whole milk or cream. Add a few drops to your bath, mix with water for a refreshing beverage or use it instead of mastiha to create aromatic recipes.

Read more about the story of mastiha  and have a look at our recipes.

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Product Description

Mastic has been harvested for at least 2,500 years since Greek Antiquity. The first mention of actual mastic ‘tears’ was by Hippocrates. Hippocrates used mastic for the prevention of digestive problems, colds and as a breath freshener.

Since 1997, Chios mastic or mastiha has been characterized as a Product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). This means that the quality or the characteristics of the above are mainly or exclusively due to the geographical environment, including the natural and human factors and the production, alteration and process which take place in the delimited geographical area.

 

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